Re: THEOS-L digest 1643
Sep 29, 1998 04:30 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
>Would be interested to know what others think about giving cash versus other
>forms of charity. Also - must we give to everyone who catches our attention?
>or can we ethically focus only on the charities we want our money to go to,
>ignoring the rest?
If someone asks for cash rather than food, then their need is for cash,
no? Maybe they want to buy socks. Are you going to carry spare
socks around in case? If they are asking *on the street* then however
we look at it, they must be in a bad way.
My take on this is that if it feels right, I give if I can. I don't ask why
they need it, as if they didn't need it, they wouldn't be asking.
Seems familiar from somewhere ......
Simply Occult ..........
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