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They can't help it. They should not be called winos by those of us lucky enough to be homeful.
They have been driven half-mad by their John Wayne "rugged individualism" fantasies, as visions of bootstraps dance in their little heads....
On the term "wino": The "W" word is like the "N" word or the "C" word in my eyes. Hate speech. Hate speech used against the homeless by the homeful.
"What you do for a living is a sin.....and getting all indignant over calling someone a wino won't change that. One is only a name, but your life isn't dedicated to anything but keeping these people in a state of dependence to support your own ambition....now who is the real sinner....it isn't us. " I am a graphic artist by trade. My activism on behalf of the homeless is volunteer work.
The "W" word is like the "N" word or the "C" word in my eyes. Hate speech. Hate speech used against the homeless by the homeful.
"stealing money from someone that earns it and give it someone (like you) that does NOT earn it. " This was alll avery big deal in 1953. Today, not so much.
None of this is that big of a deal. People want the best outcomes for themselves and their families, period.
"What possible relevance did that dreck have to this blog? " Promoting compassion for the indigent, who were shamefully called "winos" here earlier.
He slept between the rubbish, They forgot he had a name. Beaten skin glared out through rags, They thought it was a game. They shut their souls to squalor, He presumed they must be blind. They thought he was immortal - They misread all the signs. His heart was weary beating But he slept and still woke up. He lived his life for coffee In polystyrene cups, A knife of ice cut through him For the sky was not his friend. They moaned about the weather Then went home at the end.
"welcome to try kitten. They have active moderators there. " They do IP bans too. :(
"If it's truth Hairless it's not hate. You may not like it but it's not hate. " It is wrong for the homeful to call the homeless "winos". Sorry.
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