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Peter Singer: My little-known family altercation with Freud

The philosopher answers Prospect's Brief Encounter questions, and tells us why he'd time travel to Germany in the 1920s

By Prospect Team   April 2020

What is the biggest problem of all?

Given that I am based in Melbourne, and there was recently smoke in the air from the unprecedented bushfires hundreds of kilometres east, it’s hard to go past climate change.

What have you changed your mind about?

I ate meat until I was 24 because—incredible as it seems today—until then, I never even considered that it might be wrong to do so.

If you could spend a day in one place at one moment in history, when and where…

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