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Charity Begins With Wealth Creation

jsenner Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 8:32 AM
I'm beginning to wonder about Salvation Army too since I heard about the guy in Toronto stealing toys and making over $100k per year to run a warehouse for them.
Charity -- helping people who have trouble helping themselves -- is a good thing two times over. It's good for the beneficiary and good for the donor, too. Stephen Post's fine book, "The Hidden Gifts of Helping," reveals that 76 percent of Americans say that helping others is what makes them most happy. Giving money makes us feel good, and helping face-to-face is even better. People say it makes them feel physically healthier. They sleep better.

Private charity is unquestioningly better than government efforts to help people. Government squanders money. Charities sometime squander money, too, but they usually don't.

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