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Singer39s overall goals Challenge you to think about our obligations with society Our responsibility with the poor What is to live a good life really BLOG 2 HOW TO DO IT How to challenge the argument gtUJNl 39 U39l Find a premise Find a second premise to compare the rst one with Compare both Provide an opinion Challenge the arguments Why are they wrong Why are they right Witch one ts better Reach a conclusion The conclusion should have a moral value and meaningful Objections to consider 1 1 There is not a universal code Skepticism about morality and ethics Morality is not justi ed It is good to accept people s opinion because we all have different perspectives depending on every situation Singer does not have the right to tell people what to do People who work for money have the right to spend it in whatever they want o If you worked harder than others then you deserve to have things that please you but then you also need to consider that people who suffer from famine where not born in the same situation We are part of political system that helps us succeed We have roads universities food etc 0 Always ask what would singer respond to your argument 0 How relevant it is to work hard for society You should give rst to your family because family goes rst Parents work to give possibilities to their kids CHAPTER 4 PSICOLOGY Singer suggests that we should rethinking some basic things but we usually act as we do not really care about the world poor Anyway we usually have an immediate reaction when we see this situations It is natural for us to act in a moral way Why we don39t give that much 0 Identi able victim o Futility o Diffusion of responsibility 0 Sense of fairness