I can vouch for this soup; it’s terrific. Moreover: No animals were harmed in the making of this soup. This is basic goodness at a basic level. Dear Chef: Thank you!
Extreme poverty is one of the most significant factors contributing to disease and death in the developing countries of the world. Needless to say, the causes of extreme poverty are difficult to isolate and even more difficult to address. Gathering accurate and robust data on the character and intensity of poverty is essential if we are to know which specific interventions are needed in any given political or geographic region. Continue reading
IN THE FAR-REACHING DIALOGUE featured in this post, world renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer and physicist Lawrence Krauss meet for an intimate evening of conversation at the Origins Project Dialogue. The Origins Project at ASU (Arizona State University) is a transdisciplinary initiative exploring fundamental questions facing humankind today. This candid and unscripted conversation on ethics for the 21st century covers topics ranging from animal liberation to dying with dignity, food, global poverty and effective altruism. Of the many Peter Singer presentations available on YouTube, this is one of the best. It is both penetrating and humorous. Highly Recommended. Continue reading