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August 14th, 2015

Philosopher Peter Singer says the money used to make leukaemia survivor Miles Scott Batkid for the day could have been better used to save lives elsewhere.

In a world with few opportunities to help the far-off poor and a narrow divide between super-rich and breadline, it might have been acceptable to think that ethical life meant not being horrible to people. Now, with 1 billion people suffering extreme poverty, there's a moral duty to try to bridge that gap, Singer argues.

Read the full article - Business Day

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