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We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby TalkingPoint » Thu Jun 05, 2008 5:21 pm

We should help the poor in our own country before sending aid to other countries.

Do YOU agree?
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby Krisi » Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:16 pm

It depends.
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby jrkp » Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:55 am

Krisi wrote:It depends.


of what?... would you mind being more specific please?
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Postby Vega » Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:03 pm

If you help you always help. If your aid is sincere it doesn't matter where he/she lives in.
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby sweets » Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:13 pm

well
i think we should help poor in our homeland first but if there is a need to poor outside we should help them
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby Krisi » Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:00 pm

jrkp wrote:
Krisi wrote:It depends.


of what?... would you mind being more specific please?


Do you rejoice to see other people's sufferings?

Is there no more goodness left in everyone's heart that the word help has lost its real meaning?

This is just my own personal opinion... it could be different from how you and others look at it.

In addition to this, help and aid has a very thin difference. Both (help & aid) can be in financial/material form or a service.

An aid is given because there is a need for it, so it doesn't really matter whether the country who's helping is rich or not... A country in need can't choose of course the country that wants to help her. They should be thankful instead...

Help comes more naturally. (Almost, always taken for granted.) There is a help existing between an employer and employee, employee and employer, employee to employee, within the family, among friends, neighbors, fellowmen/citizen... I think this is more like our duty to each one... and can be compared to planting a good seed... (As an old adage goes: "sow good seeds and you'll get good harvest.")... For me this act of helping is not an aid but more of a duty of a responsible citizen.

A help given to the poor people in your own country which is the help from its own citizen is a must that's why I find it tantamount to duty. Not everyone I'm quite sure is happy in doing this... but to some it is still pure and sincere.

If the help you give is coming from the heart you will not feel the bitterness of giving it. You will find joy in giving instead. :-)

How about you jrkp, what's your opinion on this?
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby Krisi » Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:44 am

Krisi wrote:
jrkp wrote:
Krisi wrote:It depends.


of what?... would you mind being more specific please?


Do you rejoice to see other people's sufferings?

Is there no more goodness left in everyone's heart that the word help has lost its real meaning?

This is just my own personal opinion... it could be different from how you and others look at it.

In addition to this, help and aid has a very thin difference. Both (help & aid) can be in financial/material form or a service.

An aid is given because there is a need for it, so it doesn't really matter whether the country who's helping is rich or not... A country in need can't choose of course the country that wants to help her. They should be thankful instead...

Help comes more naturally. (Almost, always taken for granted.) There is a help existing between an employer and employee, employee and employer, employee to employee, within the family, among friends, neighbors, fellowmen/citizen... I think this is more like our duty to each one... and can be compared to planting a good seed... (As an old adage goes: "sow good seeds and you'll get good harvest.")... For me this act of helping is not an aid but more of a duty of a responsible citizen.

A help given to the poor people in your own country which is the help from its own citizen is a must that's why I find it tantamount to duty. Not everyone I'm quite sure is happy in doing this... but to some it is still pure and sincere.

If the help you give is coming from the heart you will not feel the bitterness of giving it. You will find joy in giving instead. :-)

How about you jrkp, what's your opinion on this?


jrkp, may I hear your side. Please. :-)
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby Bambang » Mon Jun 16, 2008 3:18 pm

Both, simultanously.
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby donis » Sat Jun 21, 2008 4:53 pm

in my opinion ;
most important stop the reasons for poorness!! for shorttherm that can help give money,food or something to poor people or poor country. Ok how long time ??? if this help demand will not stop that is mean have realy big problem for future of world.So need to think for long therm prevent the poorness of countries...
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Re: We should help the poor in our own country first...

Postby kangpossible » Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:06 pm

Many families with low incomes have breadwinners who are elderly, single parents, or aborigines. Some of them have been unemployed for quite a while. I think the best way to help them is to increase job and educational opportunities.
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