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Re: [OM] Photo Essay

Subject: Re: [OM] Photo Essay
From: "Wayne Harridge" <wayne.harridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2020 21:36:10 +1100
Well stated Ken.

...Wayne



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> Subject: Re: [OM] Photo Essay
> 
> Having been on the front lines of helping those in need in our
communities, I
> have my own perspective which varies slightly from the desired narrative
of
> the article.
> 
> The article was written from a perspective of guilt. Guilt for being "the
> survivor". I'll spare you the details of how that whole storyline goes,
but the
> author certainly is either victim of that thinking or chooses to exploit
it.
> 
> Secondly, the article emphasizes money as a solution to both prevention
and
> cure. The problem with poverty is that it's not just financial, but
> psychological. No amount of money will cure societal poverty as it is not
> something we can buy our way out of.
> 
> Thirdly, a common mistake is made that everybody is equal and it's just
> "opportunity" that makes one person successful and another not.
> This is incorrect. Each individual is responsible for their own path in
life. Some
> people choose wisely, some people don't. Some choose to drugs and alcohol
> to consume time, others choose to work a second job, get more education,
> or work their way up the corporate ladder to consume time. One ends up as
> an example for this article, the other is guilted for being successful.
> 
> No easy answers. But dumping money at the symptoms will never solve the
> problem.
> 
> AG Schnozz
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