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Unformatted text preview: A Moral Dilemma People in Africa are starving and dying every day. The US is heavily in debt, and may not have money to maintain itself in the coming years. The US government has let its people to what they will do but yet people are still starving to death every day. Many of the American people are without jobs and some without homes. The US has given aid to many places and continues to do so. ("Should we help," 2002) The US government has the power to give aid and relief to thousands of starving people. Should to American government take the challenge and help all these people at the cost to itself? Should the government borrow more money in order to help these dying people or should it only worry about maintaining itself and not help those that need help? Kant would not have helped all the starving people at a large cost to himself. We can assume this because there were many hungry and starving people around in his day and he did not help them all at his own expense. He would have helped some from his good or “good will” as he calls it but he would not own expense....
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- Spring '08
- american government