"Effective Altruism": Where Peter Singer Gets Philanthropy Wrong

October 10, 2013 | Posted by Michael C. Phillip in

Altruism, like love, is a trait that resists quantification. Its existence can’t be reduced to a numerical value because altruism is inherently relational. When the relational aspect is removed or diminished, altruism becomes less about others and more about ourselves. Instead of being an end in itself, altruism becomes a means to an end; and that end is almost always self-focused. Peter Singer,... Read More


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