P:overtyMark Sandford Marsh 1
February 08, 2004
Summary of the Singer Solution to World Poverty
Both stories proclaim that you should not spend your money on material or
unnecessary things or wants, but to give them to children in foreign countries that we do
not even know. The fact that Dora did not make enough money and that she could only
make ends meet was a key factor to her agreeing to pick up a child and drop it off at a
so-called wealthy foreigner’s house. In return she is given 1,000 dollars to spend at her
leisure, only to be told that night that she gave the child to a children’s organ peddler.
If Dora in fact did not at least try to get the child back or locate it, then in every
moral situation she would be wrong. To say that her new T.V. is more important or worth
more than the child would be correct. But the fact that we are so easily interested in
making more money, we seem to let our morals just slip away.
In Bob’s case he has a chance to save a kids life and chooses not to in fear . . . read more.
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