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  •  That was my point, basically (3+ / 0-)

    The drunk rich folks at the banquet look like they're having a great time, don't they?   I feel guilty (as well as lucky) when it occurs to me that to all intents and purposes I seem to be one of them.  Among other things, it leads me to tip largely.  

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 04:43:12 PM PDT

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    •  I also am becoming more aware (4+ / 0-)

      of my privilege and making an effort to be more generous. However, I am still troubled because the fundamental system remains in place and the true unexploited masses are not here in the US(though there is still much poverty and suffering here) but in the developing world, where radical impoverishment exists. I'm not sure what to do.

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