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BzaDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-05-09 12:12 AM
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123. You mentioned above the piddling things you do to help those poorer than you.
Edited on Mon Oct-05-09 12:14 AM by BzaDem
You mentioned you helped feed people/donate vegetables/other bullshit stuff. Enough stuff to make you feel better about yourself, but not anything that would actually lower your standard of living significantly.

Millions of people are starving in the world. They die of starvation. You are not dying of starvation. You are extremely rich compared to htem. If you gave half of your food every day to one of them, they would not die. Both of you would be very malnourished, but you would both survive.

If we accept your logic, how would someone who makes the exact post you made TO YOU not be entirely justified in making such an attack? After all, looking at the logical conclusion of what you say, you (who think you are entitled to full meals each day) are personally preventing the survival of someone elsewhere in the world who makes a few dollars a day and can't feed thier family.

In reality, you really are saying "Fuck everyone who makes a lot more money relative to me. But if anyone else who makes far less than me says the same thing about me, they are wrong. Me me me me me me me. It's all about me."
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