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difficult to get there or are blocked by a lack of infrastructure and dysfunctional governments. In the cases where the aid and goods make it to those countries, making ongoing donations often skews their cultures and economies to be dependent on them. This in turn has political impacts. If there were a sure way of donating and being sure that the aid would be transferred effectively then as Singer stated it would be immoral not to donate. Another way to go about it is to put your money into action yourself to ensure that the work gets done. I agree that we should all in some way try to help one another but it’s not obligated.
All animals are equal by Peter SingerIn Peter Singer’s article he puts emphasis that we should attach important to the interests of individuals without regard to their species. In other words, the interests of a dog or human shouldn’t differ because we are different species. Singer’s view isn’t radical, because he puts the needs of humans and dogs under one category. The equality of man vs dog does not compare. A dog’s brain is more dedicated to survival, whereas humans strive for more logic, and mental expanding. The human brain is the ultimate machine when it comes to understanding, whilst the animal brain is more suited to survive. So, treating animals and humans as equals simply cants bedone and allows for a fair amount of different treatment. In the case where a human and dog are suffering the exact same pain and you must decide who to tend to first, Singer believes that both individuals have the same interest in getting medical attention. He is against the thought that the human’s pain mattered more than the dog’s. As humans, we are superior in the world that we livein, so it makes sense to put our kind first before any other animal. It doesn’t excuse the same painthat the dog is feeling but we ultimately matter more. Human life is more precious because we have more impact/influence in the world. Our impact is far greater and should be cherished.