Singer Argument Essay
The conclusion (3) of Singer’s argument is that “You ought to donate extra money to prevent poverty related deaths. Singer’s argument follows the modus ponens style (if P then Q, P, so Q), which is a valid form of an argument. Singer’s argument states “If P (you can prevent something bad from happening without giving up something of comparable moral significance) then Q (You ought to prevent the bad event), P (You can prevent something bad poverty related deaths from happening without giving up something of moral significance (insignificant sums of money)), so Q (You ought to prevent deaths from poverty and donate money).
To conclude, I have proven that Singer’s argument is valid and sound, thus we must trust his conclusion; we are morally required to donate extra money to save people from poverty related deaths. More than 3 billion people in the world live on less than $2.50 a day. The vast majority of people would agree that helping others who are in worse situations than ourselves is morally good. Singer aims to bring awareness to the fact that we can save real lives by donating money that may be insignificant to us, but mean the world to those in