What was the author’s purpose of this essay? Describe the plot summary. A. Peter singer purpose of this article Is to pursue the audience with two deferent situations trying to motivate the reader to donate money Instantly. The fist situation comes from a Brazilian film, a woman called Dora, all she has to persuade a homeless nine years old boy to a family that will adopt him In order to make a thousand Lars.
Dora brings the boy Into his “new family’, later on by her neighbors she Is told that the boy was too old for adoption and so he will be killed for organs transplantation. As a consequence, Dora decided to take the boy back. The second situation: a man called Bob who has a valuable car, a Baggage for which has spent most of his saving on it. Bob loves his car so much because the value of the car is increasing and it is ensuring an stable life after Bob’s retirement.
One day, Bob found himself in a dramatic situation where he could save the life of a boy who was in the way of a speedy train, but to do so he would have to sacrifice his expensive and valuable sport car. However, he chose not to sacrificed his car and the boy is killed by the train and his Baggage is unharmed. Q. Now knowing the situations described in the article, what was Peter Singer’s overall basic argument in the essay?