Peter Singer on the "Point of View of the Universe"

To live ethically, says Peter Singer, you must adopt the "point of view of the universe." This ability to conceptualize how one's actions affect other beings is a key component in many religious traditions.

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Comment by Ahmed yeferni on February 20, 2015 at 4:42pm

Fully agree also.  We can find The ethical thinking in many metaphysics aspects specially  in relegions like Islam, christianism.......

Comment by Al LeBlanc on May 31, 2014 at 7:11pm

Fully Agree" Point of View of Universe" (usall): "....putting yourself in position of others.....I'm just one being among many others......have to think of  others affected by your actions......"golden rule part of other religions/traditions.....(paraphrased from memory). 

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