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April 05, 2015
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Don’t Let Passion Guide Giving, Peter Singer Says

Eamonn McCabe

MAKING TOUGH CHOICES: Peter Singer, a Princeton professor, wants donors to cut back on giving 
to museums, colleges (including his employer), and other elite causes 
so more money goes to help the desperately poor around the world.

Peter singer helped start the effective-altruism movement with a 2013 TED talk that has been viewed more than 1.1 million times. Effective altruists apply data and reason, rather than passion alone, to identify actions they can take and donations...

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