AP Exam Essay #2 Emily Rushton 5/10/07 6 th hour College English Write an essay in which you evaluate the pros and cons of Singer’s argument. Use appropriate evidence as you examine each side, and indicate which position you find more persuasive. “The Singer Solution” is an idea presented by Mr. Singer to encourage United States citizens to donate all moneys pent on luxuries to needy people in third world countries. Americans are spending billions of dollars on frivolous objects while individuals in third world countries are trying to survive without things as simple as water or shelter. The fact that people in America are sitting on their couches, comfortable and satiated is sickening. People in other countries are suffering, and we should be doing all that we can to assist them. Mr. Singer has presented an admirable point in that Americans spend entirely too much money on luxuries and not enough on those who are truly in need. Suggesting that all Americans give all of their money spent on extravagant objects to world organizations
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