Why do those who advocate that physically, mentally, & psychologically able people should WORK FOR & EARN their keep & stop being dependent upon & expecting/demanding financial handouts & other forms of financial assistance/support from either the government or from more well off family members are looked upon as utter ogres? Why are people who indicate that they refuse to curtail or sacrifice their hard earned lifestyle to support family members & others whose irresponsible habits & behavior lead to their dire/negative socioeconomic situation are looked up as selfish when they aren't? When will people realize that the more successful/wealthier people who worked hard & earned their success AREN'T OBLIGATED to support nor assist family members & others who elect not to be as wealthy nor successful but want THAT lifestyle on the behest of others? What happened to the precept that everyone should own THEIR OWN keep & sit on HIS/HER bottom? Agree/Disagree?
I, for one, am against financial handouts & support of those who refuse to help themselves. The more people are helped, assisted, & supported, the lazier & more dependent they are. They become enabled, entitled, & begin to expect monetary handouts from either family or the government instead of wanting to better themselves by pulling themselves by their bootstraps.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 24 months ago
How would YOU deal w/freeloading ADULT siblings who want to live off your good socioeconomicfortune, feeling that YOU as the more successful sibling are OBLIGATED to support & give them a comfortable lifestyle? Furthermore how would you DEAL w/freeloading adult siblings who insist on...
by tonybeck 7 years ago
Why does politics only seem to attract people that want to lord over us all and enslave us?Government handouts and other forms of "free" money are anti-human as they serve to demoralize the populace, make us lazy and not motivated to achieve anything other than sitting on our asses. ...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
income redistribution and having a rescue me mentality? What makes so many people extremely hesitant to accept self-responsibility and self-accountability? Don't they realize that many people are in dire life and socioeconomic circumstances because of poor decision making and life choices on their...
by Hemppurses 7 years ago
Why is is so many people look to the government for handouts?They have no desire to better themselves though hard work or for that matter any work.
by Kathryn L Hill 4 years ago
Utopianism is the real crux of the problem: the insistence of attempting to establish that which can never exist. We are a society which is driven by hope. We are fed hope by every commercial, billboard and salesperson! We live for hope, thinking there is a magic fix for every ill. Government can...
by Credence2 3 years ago
I am on rampage this morning with both guns ablazin' against the Right!Please see the attached article and share your thoughtshttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/1 … lp00000592I will begin by telling the conservative, right leaning audience, that, yes, I saw the explanation by Citibank as...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|