We probably can't get a whole Salvation Army chapter in Vasarhely, but I
will look around for one of those classy uniforms (w/bell and money pot)
they wear when soliciting donations. I can see you now walking down the dead
center of the main street of Vasarhely, your hat screwed down tight on your
head, a soldier for civilization.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ef <firstname.lastname@example.org> [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2000 2:05 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: meanwhile, in a rich country...
> i am thrilled to hear this, bill. perhaps i can get the salvation
> army to come set up shop in vasarhely.
> finally, a 1st class homeless hotel!
> >Listen up ef.
> >(Did you know that on WISC which is an intelligence test for
> children there
> >is a question about whether it is better to give to a beggar or an
> >established charity. The right answer -- which requires also the reason
> >why -- is established charity. So, basically, it's just stupid to give
> >directly the needy. They might deceive you ...)
> >"Nearly every person in this country wants to help those less
> fortunate than
> >themselves. The easy option is to toss a pound coin into
> someone's hand. The
> >truth is that the easiest things are not always the right things to do.
> >Some of the help given to people on the streets, however well-meaning, is
> >misplaced. We need to provide long-term answers to difficult problems -
> >complex problems require complex solutions.
> >The more difficult, but better option is to help people who are
> homeless by
> >giving time, goods or money to a registered charity designed to
> help them in
> >the longterm."
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>> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 4:07 PM
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