Book – The Life You Can Save

The Life You Can Save

Acting now to end world poverty
Author – Peter Singer

Publication date: 1st February 2010

Most of us are absolutely certain that we wouldn’t hesitate to save a drowning child, and that we would do it at considerable cost to ourselves. Yet while Inflatable Caterpillar Crawl thousands of children die each day, we spend money on things we take for granted, and would hardly miss if they were not there. Is that wrong? If so, how far does our obligation to the poor go?

According to the World Bank 1.4 billion people live on less than US$1.25 per day. This entails a vast amount of suffering and avoidable loss of life. The Life You Can Save offers a solution to world poverty. With his trademark clarity, logic and intellectual flair Peter Singer shows us not only that this solution is possible, but also that we have a moral obligation to be part of it.

All author royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Oxfam. Five per cent of Text Publishing’s revenue from this book will be donated to Hamlin Fistula Relief & Aid Fund.

Buy online – The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty

One Response to Book – The Life You Can Save

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Fair Trade Dir Aust. Fair Trade Dir Aust said: Book – The Life You Can Save – […]

Leave a Reply

Name and Email Address are required fields. Your email will not be published or shared with third parties.





Your Comment


Coffee Hit