Monday, December 26, 2016

"In a more ethical world, to spend tens of millions of dollars on works of art would be status-lowering, not status-enhancing."

Dwight Garner's NYT review of Peter Singer's new essay collection led me to this 2014 piece, where he (Singer) asks, "In a world in which more than six million children die each year because they lack safe drinking water or mosquito nets, or because they have not been immunized against measles, couldn’t you find something better to do with your money?"