"Without in any way minimising the economic and psychological blow that people experience when they lose their jobs, the unemployed in affluent countries still have a safety net, in the form of social security payments, and usually free healthcare and free education for their children. They also have sanitation and safe drinking water."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Peter Singer on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Peter Singer on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Peter Singer on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Peter Singer on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Peter Singer on Oscar Wilde
"I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field it's in contention with a lot of different things."
"Interest in business ethics courses has surged, and student activities at leading business schools are more focused than ever before on making business serve long-term social values."
"Business ethics has always had problems that are distinct from those of other professions, such as medicine, law, engineering, dentistry, or nursing."
"Do business managers have a commitment to anything more than the success of their company and to making money? It would be hard to say that they do. Indeed, many business leaders deny that there is any conflict between self-interest and the interests of all."
"When fish experience something that would cause other animals physical pain, they behave in ways suggestive of pain, and the change in behaviour may last several hours."