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The article on How much for a Life looks at the ethical view of an individual life in an economic way To say that every person on this planet is worth the same amount give or take a few million is putting all individuals on an equal plain One would argue that a professional doctor who is in the business of saving peoples lives is much more important the individual who is unemployed and only watches television all day Another would argue that someone like Mother Theresa is far more important and valuable than The President of the United States When you look at these two arguments who you view to be more important and valuable depends upon what end of the scale you are living If I were another unemployed person who stays home and watches television all day I would argue that I am worth just as much as any doctor in the country I take this view because I come from the same environment stated in the argument above In the second argument if I were not a religious man I would probably think that the president of the United States if far more important and valuable than Mother Theresa What I am trying to say is that you cannot possibly put a value on any one persons life We all come from different parts of the world and are raised in different types of environments To say that the value of an individual life increases with the contributions that person makes to the world is not even a fair statement The person who is unemployed and only watches television all day might have five or more children that needs their attention The person also may be staying home due to the ever increasing cost of childcare and it does not make sense for them to work The professional doctor may be a single person with no responsibilities other than his or
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