The Solution And World Poverty

1446 Words Oct 17th, 2016 6 Pages
Many have been in a situation where they were asked if they would like to donate to a foundation of some sort. We have all had an opportunity to help or ignore. Which is the main problem in the article “The Solution to World Poverty.” Peter Singer, the author of this article gives various examples on how people act in a situation relating to poverty. He uses examples from a movie called Central Station and a book by Peter Unger called Living High and Letting Die. These examples were life and death situations that emphasized on his main point.

This article shows how passion the author is about donating to children. He has touched me personally by reminding me of my own experiences of donating to charities. There were some major points in his article that I agree and disagreed with and that is what my article is based on. My paper shows the major points I choice to discuss like my disagreements and experiences with donating. My paper is responding to Singer, on how people deserve rewards for their hard work, about adults living in poverty as well as children and how giving is an act of kindness.

While reading this article, I read a quote and the author believes, “Going out to nice restaurants, buying new clothes because the old ones are no longer stylish, vacationing at beach resorts--so much of our income is spent on things not essential to the preservation of our lives and health.” I disagree with this statement because people are entitled to rewards. People are…
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