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1. In 3-6 sentences, explain Singer’s “beginning assumption” and how this factors into his argument regarding the ethics of assistance.

2. In 3-6 sentences, explain Singer's basic moral principle: "if it is in our power to prevent something bad from happening, without thereby sacrificing anything of comparative moral importance, we ought, morally, to do it." Be detailed and give an example.

3. In 3-6 sentences, explain how Singer would respond to the following objection: "other people can help, so I don't need to."

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