Perspectives on Charity

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Perspectives on Charity
1.Analyses of articles
John Arthur maintained a strong position that there is a premise of self-serving motives which are primary in the course of human existence. Arthur (2009) argued that "the lesson to be learned here is a general one: the moral code is rational for us to support must be practical; it must actually work" (p. 382). He stridently critiques the notions posited by Singer that there must be some greater moral universal moral code which must be adhered to which holds philanthropy as it is primary principle.
Peter Singer heralded the case of the millions of suffering people in what was then East Pakistan in 1971, and how their plight was largely being ignored by the world. This argument, though,...
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.....elp themselves.
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