Topic: Moral/immoral/justice

Order type: Essay

1.Please read<Lifeboat Ethics:The Case Against helping the poor>by Garrentt Hardin, then consider these questions: 1)The central analogy on which Hardin’s argument rests is that human life on planet Earth is like living in an overcrowded lifeboat. Evaluate this analogy.2)Hardin’s view of the relationship between population growth and available resources can be described(though he doesn’t) as a zero-sum game. Do you agree with such a description? Why, or why not? 3)Please read<Famine,Affluence, and Morality>by Peter Singer and consider these questions: 1) Explain whether you agree with singer that, morally speaking, there is no difference between my coming to the aid of someone I know and love and coming to the aid of a stranger thousands of miles away, someone "whose name i shall never know" perhaps someone whom I would thoroughly dislike if I did know him or her? 2) What does Singer mean by the affluent giving money or other resources to the needy up to the point or level of "marginal utility)

2.Define zero sum game .
3 According to Hardin, what is the tragedy of the commons? Lifeboat ethics?
4 According to Singer, what is the relationship of famine, affluence, and morality?
5 Include one case example from current or historical events?question of whether or not to share limited resources, such as food, money, medical, education, housing aid. Is it true that ?charity begins at home?? That there?s not enough to go around?