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    Putting things in perspective

    I just saw this and wanted to share. It really just puts things in perspective.




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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    Have you ever seen my wife without makeup?


    On a serious side, so what happens if we feed and water everyone in Africa? They live longer, have more children, overpopulation, starve, etc. If anything we need to educate not just give hand outs.



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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    [QUOTE=dmclone;1280998]Have you ever seen my wife without makeup?


    No. But I have seen Pheobe w/o that top.


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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    Who knows how many marathon champions have died way too early Call me insensitive but I agree with the education and not hand outs theory.


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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    I guess I didn't get the message of handouts vs. education in the video. I just thought it was powerful and was a good reminder of how sheltered we are. Maybe it's just me. Anyway, I guess I'll go watch the game on my 50" TV and relax on my Lazyboy.



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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    That dudes kinda freakin me out..."SHUT UP AND WATCH THE GAME BRO! YOU'RE RUININ THE MOOD."



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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    Quote Originally Posted by farmerbrent View Post
    I guess I didn't get the message of handouts vs. education in the video. I just thought it was powerful and was a good reminder of how sheltered we are. Maybe it's just me. Anyway, I guess I'll go watch the game on my 50" TV and relax on my Lazyboy.

    I agree. Most of us are very lucky to be born in America, which makes life pretty easy.



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    Re: Putting things in perspective

    It definitely puts things in perspective, and we could all do/give more to those that are less fortunate.

    With that said, I firmly believe the best way to bring prosperity to those areas, is to facilitate American-style capitalism. One thing that I've been donating to recently is a couple of the micro-finance organizations.

    By allowing people to create, be productive and consume as they wish, it elevates the standard of living for most of a culture/region/country's people.

    Case in point, the poor people in the US (by and large) live a fairly decent lifestyle. Obviously there will always be those that live in destitution in the world, but American-style capitalism tends to do the best job of raising all standards of living.



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