Bill Gates on Making a Difference
Melinda and I have focused on poverty and disease globally, and on education in the US. We picked those issues by starting with an idea we learned from our parents: Everyone’s life has equal value. If you begin with that premise, you quickly see where the world acts as though some lives aren’t worth as…
Loving money is not the same as hating poverty. Hugh MacLeod Excerpted from “Thoughts” by Hugh MacLeod. Used under a Creative Commons license.
Yet another campaign aimed at ending extreme poverty and AIDS. It’s easy to get burnt out. There’s so much need and so few real solutions. Don’t let that stop you from investigating this one. Go take a look at their issues, their proposed solution, and sign the declaration. I did. It’s not often I’m on…
Generosity Index v. Income and Poverty
In my recent post, Generosity index: what about those rich, greedy Republicans?, I displayed a table showing states that voted Republican are more generous according to the “generosity index.” I received the following response from Art in the comments. In politics, the opposing parties are forever trying to paint their opponents as morally lacking as…