Cutting through Singer's Paradox

by Seth Godin
Teacher and ethicist Peter Singer shares a puzzle with his students: I ask them to imagine that their route to the university takes them past a shallow pond. One morning, I say to them, you notice a child has fallen in and appears to be drowning. To wade in and pull the child out would be easy but it will mean that you get your clothes wet and muddy, and by the time you go ho ...Read the full article