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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Susan Palwick on giving to "beggars"

Susan Palwick has written a great post on giving to individuals you don't know who ask you for money. Sometimes you should, she says, sometimes you shouldn't. She does give some guidelines.

One aspect of her post that particularly gripped me (and her) is that a former drug addict told her that he wouldn't be alive if people hadn't given him money without asking what he was going to do with it.

Thanks for reading.

2 comments:

Susan Palwick said...

Thanks for the link, Martin! I'm glad you enjoyed the post!

Martin LaBar said...

And thank you!