by Peter Singer

Peter Singer wrote The Life You Can Save to show that our current response to world poverty is not only insufficient but ethically indefensible. For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, some 700 million people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for a bottle of water. In The Life You Can Save, Peter uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to make a highly compelling case for why and how each of us can have meaningful impact on improving lives of those living in extreme poverty worldwide. The Life You Can Save teaches us to be a part of the solution by helping others, which—as the book demonstrates—benefits ourselves as well in multiple ways.

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10th Anniversary EditionThe Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

“A persuasive and inspiring work that will change the way you think about philanthrophy . . . and that shows us we can make a profound difference in the lives of the world’s poorest.”

The Life You Can Save, 10th Anniversary Edition

“Mr Singer is a compelling moral voice seeking far more compassion for those who have the least.”
— The Wall Street Journal

“Part rational argument, part stinging manifesto, part handbook.”
— The New York Times

“If you think you can’t afford to give money to the needy, I urge you to read this book. If you think you’re already giving enough, and to the right places, still I urge you to read this book. In The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer makes a strong case—logical and factual, but also emotional—for why each of us should be doing more for the world’s impoverished. This book will challenge you to be a better person.”
—Holden Karnofsky, co-founder, GiveWell

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