The Singer Solution To World Poverty Rhetorical Analysis

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Making the World a Better Place Poverty is the state of being extremely poor. Most people face poverty once they have children and start to live on their own. In “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift he presents a solution to mothers who are poor and cannot consume enough for the children. However, Peter Singer's view in “The Singer Solution to World Poverty” is to create the best outcome for those who are poor. To solve the world's problems everyone needs to help each other, stop being selfish, children to not be disturb, and adults to have same job opportunities, however others oppose saying the best way to solve world poverty problems would be to feed the wealthy with the poor. Being selfish is only part of who we are and what we need to flourish according to virtue ethicists; Aristotle, …show more content…

Swift proposes a solution to help those mothers who are helpless with children. “These mothers instead of being able to work for their honest livelihood, are forced to employ all their time in strolling to beg sustenance for their helpless infants:” (Swift, 752). These are mothers who have children of their own without realizing how low they stand economically. A better solution to poverty is for the wealthy to help the poor. If everyone contributes some time and money of their own the world would be a better place. Peter Singer himself writes, “We can give to organizations like Unicef or Oxfam America” (Singer, 737). If the wealthy people were to help the poor out, there is no reason to bother in using children of the poor to feed the wealthy. The money that will be provided can go into making shelters in which those children can live happily. There is no reason for those who do not trust organizations, to be selfish. They themselves can create their own organization, give children shelters and their parents a job as well. This leads into everyone having an equal opportunity in jobs and

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