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Phil 230 23 February 2016 I am going to be talking about Singer and his basic argument for the way one should live their life. Singer argument is that death and suffering are bad and we that we humans have a moral duty to prevent bad things when the cost is not too great. His reasoning for believing is because of the fact that there is a great deal of suffering and death from starvation and other poverty related causes. The evidence to back up his claim that there is a great deal of suffering and death from starvation and other poverty related cause is that one person dies every six seconds from hunger related causes and that 27,000 people die per day due to poverty which also equals out to about 19 million people per minute and nearly 10 million people per year that die because of poverty. In addition, more deaths happen from hunger than AIDS, malaria, TB, and combined and that serious developmental problems that happen from malnutrition. Singer believes us humans can prevent much of that death and suffering without
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