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Old 08-26-2019, 03:59 PM
Wrenching Spanners is offline
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
Maybe out of altruism. Maybe out of an entirely non-altruistic desire not to have to step over the rotting bodies on the street, or to have said bodies infect the air and water.
Are we discussing the dead rotting bodies, or the living rotting bodies of the drug addicts who are receiving social support, but nevertheless continue their public begging in order to acquire enough money to fund their addiction? I'm sure you feel sorry for those people.

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Or possibly out of awareness that people who do a great deal to contribute to the system often nevertheless wind up in need of support, and that everybody is unable to contribute to the system at some points in their lives and might become unexpectedly in that state at any time; combined with a desire not to have to worry about becoming one of those bodies on the street, should they find themselves in one of those categories.
Which, of course

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