Christianity and Helping the Poor
In Deuteronomy 15.11, God says to the Israelites, "I command you to be open handed toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land." (New International Version) God commanded the Israelites to help the poor and intended for Christians to take this as...
In this world, we have so many classes of people. Some of them are rich and the other are poor ad thats why we have different living in this world. I have read that poor people are more ha rich ones ad thats due to the money management and other reasons However we can be rich from different ways such...
A Review on Lifeboat ethics: the case against helping the poor
Lifeboat ethics: the case against helping the poor is a famous essay written by Garret Hardin, a human ecologist in 1974. This article aims to re-examine the lifeboat ethics which was developed by the author to support his controversial...
Helping people in need
a supererogation or an obligation
People in poor nations are starving to death when we are enjoying our delicious meal with our friends and family. There are various governmental aid-projects and privately run charities which are responsible for delivering donations from the...
Unforeseen Bonds: Hardin's Rhetoric in "Lifeboat Ethics: The
Case Against Helping The Poor"
As Andrew Kuper, a Fellow of Trinity College of Cambridge and researcher of philosophy, politics, and the modern world, once said "Since the costs to ourselves may be significant, how much ought we to sacrifice...
Company’s are about people first
Haworth, an office furniture and design company was founded in 1948. They are driven by two key principles, innovation and flexibility which have helped them succeed to where they are today. These principles remain our driving force, as chairman Dick...
“Young People are Beautiful People” by Jaime L. Cardinal Sin
“Young people are beautiful people.” In that single statement, we could pre-judge the elements written in the article, we can picture out tons of fortunes the youths have at hand; the treasures that we behold as shepherds...
philosopher and would say we have a duty to help the global poor. Many people have more than enough money to make small donations but don’t even though it would not affect them at all. Lots of people are selfish and lazy and don’t think to help the poor even though some philosophers would claim we are responsible...
today’s Famous People good role models for Young People?
These days as people are flipping through the pages of a magazine, listening to the radio, or simply watching TV, the outrageous behaviour of today’s famous people are showcased everywhere. Although some young people may see these people as their role...
LANGUAGE LEARNING FOR OLDER PEOPLE
by Dorothy Kalloch
Heading toward the Mission field are a group of eager retirees who want to use their gifts as God directs. Perhaps many of them are wondering, "At my age can I really learn a new language?"
A study called, "Language Learning in Midlife" starts...
In the article Lifeboat Ethics: the Case Against Helping the Poor, Garrett Hardin’s main argument is that we should not help the poor.
The article starts by describing the difference between the spaceship ethic, which is where we should share resources because all needs and shares are equal, and the...
Some people strongly agree that loaning money to developing countries aids in helping them get relief from poverty and disease. Others feel the money doesn't go where its needed and the debt is to much strain on the poor country. Aid itself is not corruptive, however the form of the donation should be...
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Banker to the Poor
The book Banker to the Poor, Muhammad Yunus follows the life of a young man born in a country filled with poverty, he then later travels to the United States and witnesses that everyone has a chance at wealth. During this journey he...
Helping the poor!
The point of helping someone in need is that the person who you helped could now be living the life always telling others about you, praising you, but for example if you haven't helped out a person in need he or she will be living a life of terror. They won't have money, food, and...
Fact, the harsh realities of some countries affected us and our duty is to help those who are not as lucky as we are. For instance, one out of seven people do not have access to clean water for drinking, cooking or washing... Whereas we, we tend to waste the water. What’s more, we have the chance to live...
the majority of people. It is often based on the calculated consequence or outcome of an action. If you think an action will bring the maximum amount of happiness to the most number of people, then it is the right thing to do. During the industrial revolution most people were very poor, they had to work...
Should Rich Nations
Imagine living in a community where every minute of everyday you were hungry, underclothed, and at risk for death because you are poor. Now imagine waking up and your biggest problem was which sweater to...
Labour government of 1945 -1951 improve the lives of the British people?
Britain was severely crippled during the war against Nazi Germany but due to this, people started working together regardless of class. Circumstances brought these people together and from this sprouted the promises from middle and...
n the age of globalization, the rich and poor divide has grown into a chasm. Richer and more developed countries enjoy access to technology and a higher standard of living, whereas the poorer and less developed countries are struggling with poverty, malnutrition and lack of basic amenities.
The Poor and Orphans of Brazil
There are large amounts of people in Brazil that live in poverty unfortunately due to the issues of income inequality for instance. Brazil is a middle-income country and is also rich in natural resources but still, as a whole, 35% of their people live in poverty and...
Poverty in the United States:
What is the best way to help our poor?
Peter Singer, a modern day philosopher and the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, wrote an essay addressing his concerns over world hunger and poverty in 1971 titled, “Famine, Affluence, and Morality”...
Mask Poor Communication
Mr. Dan Tinianow
Communication is what makes our life goes around. As human beings we would not be able to move, transport, or build a lot of our world without it. Communication is not only important, but without it, human life would be non-existent. We have to...
CWS Limit: 6,500 - 7,000
By Alexa B. Fontanilla and Cristina A. Gadiano
WITH THE semestral break just around the corner, more and more people are seeking alternative ways to spend their holidays rather than the usual traveling around popular vacation hotspots....
destroyed upon digging deeper and recognizing the problems in the lives of underprivileged. It is commonly said, "Help the poor by giving them money". But, the idea that giving poor people money is really the best way to help them, should be reconsidered. We should not provide poorer individuals with monetary...
Make the World a Better Place
There are many actions people take to try to make the world a better place. Wealthy people may make donations to a charity or build different institutions such as a hospital or park. A lot of people just recycle and plant trees to make the world a better place....
In his article “Lifeboat Ethics: the Case Against Helping Poor,” Garrett Hardin argues that our planet faces the problem of overpopulation. The reproduction rate in poor countries is much higher than in rich countries. Therefore, while population of poor nations is increasing tremendously, the ratio of...
SUPERMARKETS FOR POOR PEOPLE
In Vietnam, there are some duty-free supermarkets that serving people in buying goods and foods with “10-15 percent lower than common prices” like Moc Bai supermarkets at Vietnamese-Cambodian frontier (“Duty-free supermarket opens in Moc Bai economic zone”, 2009). It is...
My goal: Help people in need
When I joined Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane two years ago, I wanted to enroll in a club to make new friends and do some activities during my free time. For that, I registered myself in Rotaract club; it is an international association that signifies the concept of...
Different views of the treatment of the poor surfaced from the late 15th to 18th century (1450-1700). These views ranged from the viewing the poor in contempt, to regulating the poor, and simply helping them out of sympathy and believing it right.
The poor of the time were viewed in contempt by some...
other countries, industries and people to stop polluting and washing natural resources of the world. He illustrates that the “spaceship” is represented by the wealthy countries, and the natural resources are represented as the poorer countries of the world. The wealthy people of the world have all the resources...