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October 13th, 2011
Episode 634 of 1237 episodes
Utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer lives up to his beliefs, giving away 25-30 percent of his income to alleviate absolute poverty, and defending animal rights--or as he puts it, extending equality beyond the species boundary. Here are his thoughts on these topics and more.