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Author: 1HappyFool Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 886558  
Subject: Re: Responsibility (another Soap Box Topic) Date: 8/25/2000 10:17 AM
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If there is a way to care for their children financially (out of their dime, or the publics)and emotionally and give them the time each of them needs...it's no business of ours.

Like it or not...thats what the government and Public aid are for...


I'm sorry, but I can't disagree more. It is simply flat out wrong for somebody to force all their fellow taxpayers to pick up the tab for their irresponsible choices. Where would we be if everyone did this? Forcing your neighbor to pay you for something beyond his/her control and in your control is no better than theft.

This kind of thinking creates a cycle of poverty that only ends when the children are given self esteem from some outside source and choose to act responsibly. They certainly will not get self esteem from their parents and they will suffer for it and their children will suffer for it and pretty soon, the amount of suffering caused will far exceed the joy their selfish parents received from bringing one more poor baby into the world to feed at the public trough.

1HappyFool -- who simply can't understand how someone can advocate irresponsibility.
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