Just Sayin’

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Why is it that when a homeless person asks for change it is considered a begging nuisance, but when a church does it, it is considered charity? © Racheal Lee Bradford

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3 thoughts on “Just Sayin’

  1. Pete Schaeffer says:

    It’s all about assumptions (very dangerous things in their own right). When we give to the beggar in the street, we assume he will use it to buy booze or drugs and thereby perpetuate a dysfunctional lifestyle. When we give to charity, we assume that the money will be used to achieve the charity’s noble goals – feeding hungry children, finding a cure for a dreaded disease, etc. But sometimes the noble goals are a way to collectively enable beggars to continue…

    And so it goes…

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  2. Chris Capestrain says:

    Good question.

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