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Response to chervilant (Reply #10)

Mon Mar 4, 2013, 04:29 PM

11. My opinion: paying it forward, backwards, or sideways is the WRONG attitude

 

Respectfully....

A society that cannot care for one another simply because it needs to be done is not a society at all. It's a collection of sociopaths. If we all do what we can, whenever it needs to get done, that's plenty. Talking about "paying" turns us back into sociopaths again -- help becomes a commodity we trade rather than an obligation we owe to ourselves and to one another.

I get your point, but this is one of those times where I think the words matter.



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