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20 Observations About Human Nature That Liberals Would Probably Disagree With

Lisa179 Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 8:27 AM
Sure if you are Mother Teresa but the Hawkins is talking about those who are too lazy or unmotivated or stoned to get off their butts and take care of themselves or their families. I see this when volunteering for various charities. For some the only question is where can they get a rent voucher or free medical care or how to get to the Food Pantry. These are able bodied young people who could...horror of horrors...get a JOB perhaps? It shocks me how often this plan simply does not occur to them. It is too easy to get help, to bump along at the bottom of the sea living off everyone else.

1) Working hard, being self-reliant and taking responsibility for your own life are good for you and will make you much happier than having too much leisure time, being overly dependent and giving others responsibility for your life.

2) The more a behavior is rewarded with attention, fame, sympathy or money, the more of it we'll see. We recognize this almost instinctively when it comes to good behaviors, but we also tend to almost habitually block it out when it comes to behaviors we don't want to encourage.

3) There's nothing shameful about being poor -- but, if you stay...