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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x102 Peter Singer: The why and how of effective altruism
TV-PG

  • 2013-05-20T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

If you're lucky enough to live without want, it's a natural impulse to be altruistic to others. But, asks philosopher Peter Singer, what's the most effective way to give? He talks through some surprising thought experiments to help you balance emotion and practicality — and make the biggest impact with whatever you can share. NOTE: Starting at 0:30, this talk contains 30 seconds of graphic footage.

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