Who Is Wrong or Right

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Who is right or wrong?
Who is right or wrong?

Phi 208 Ethics and Moral Reasoning
Ashford University
Instructor
Victor Reppert
5/4/2013
Phi 208 Ethics and Moral Reasoning
Ashford University
Instructor
Victor Reppert
5/4/2013
Heather Foultz
Discussion on Peter Singer Famine Affluence, and Morality. Over the argument in this work and the goals in his article.

Heather Foultz
Discussion on Peter Singer Famine Affluence, and Morality. Over the argument in this work and the goals in his article.

Who is right or wrong p.g. 1 There are many things to Singer’s is trying to say in his article famine, affluence, and Morality, but it all comes down to the fact in what you believe is right and wrong and what is good and evil in one person life. Are you the type of person that who only helps friends and family or are you the type of person that would go out of your way to help any one that needs help? What Singer was trying to do was to get people to understand that there are people suffering out in the world do to the lack of food, shelter, and medical care that people need and do not get because of the lack of help from the government or the people around them that could help and do not. He states in is article that the decision and actions of human beings can prevent this kind of suffering (singer 1972). By working together and understanding what the needs are of others and how we can help those people in need. People could get more involved not just to give money but to help others with things like food and shelter but by giving some of your time. Singer argues that the fact that a person is physically near to use so that we have personal contact with them, may make it more likely that we shall assist him, but this does not show that we” aught” to help him rather than others who happen to be further away. It is possible that we are better...
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