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End Poverty in America and the World with the Online Competitive Giving System
We need a system that can revolutionize charity and the Online Competitive Giving System is the answer
Wouldn't poverty end if the rich kept up with the Joneses with regards to charity and not solely properties and cars? With the help of Facebook, donors, to charity, could tally their total donations in comparison with other donors that are selected by the former through a screening process. Brothers, neighbors, friends, classmates, co-workers, or anybody could literally compete on who gives more. The resulting escalation would benefit charities immensely. Think of it as game-like stats. (Photo by Children at Risk Foundation Brazil)
The Online Competitive Giving System
Costs only a few million dollars and ends global poverty
Teilhard de Chardin said, "The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And, on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire." Nature is harnessed by manipulating absolute laws of nature. Charity or love can also be harnessed using absolute laws of psychology. For example, the laws of combustion are harnessed to make a rocket, making man reach the moon. Absolute laws of psychology would be pride or prestige. Whatever your morality or religion, there will always be pride or prestige. It's not 100 percent but it's the most certain. I propose an online system that honors people that donate online via Facebook. This will be voluntary meaning you are not obliged to participate in the system. The system will have a database of those donors that participated with many fields or data about the person. Any donor can access the system and make a screening process that assures he/she is number one in the list. For example, the donor can screen the data using the screen of country (America), city (Kansas), college (Barclay College), and alumni (1985). He will then see he is top in the amount of charity given. When he is displaced from top position, he can give more (since the donations are accumulated) or change the screening into something more specific. That way he will be number one again. This provides continuous motivation to give and give. The system will be an app in Facebook. The donor will encode his/her many data while the app records the donation. The system will be free from identity theft and security issues. It will have a viewing feature like Facebook where you get to choose Public, Friends, Only Me, or Custom. A donor will only see donors that have the same chosen field values, adding another layer of security. There are many other layers of security which will be revealed when asked. The list produced will only include the donor, everybody below the donor in the list, and the list of 100 people above the donor in the list. This makes the donor compete feasibly. Another option is the app automatically lists the donor's friends in Facebook in ascending order based on their donations. Donors can give to any cause and they will be recorded. The system will not receive any money. Its only job is to record any donation. The app will include the major charitable foundations from which the donor will choose. Funding will come from Clinton Global Initiative America. Why would Clinton Global Initiative America give to charity straight forward when they can fund this and all of America will be involved in charity - multiplying its donation a hundredfold or more. Meaning charity in America can multiply immeasurably. Once the system is successful - other organizations or governments can adopt it in their country making the effect global. This will end the poverty of 16 % of the population. I will not be making any money from this since my part in this ends here as Clinton Global Initiative America takes over the development of the system. Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) will also not make money from this. I implore CGI America to develop and implement this system.
As an example, what if two multibillionaires competed against each other. If one beats the other in the list, the latter would donate more to beat the former. Once the former is beaten, he would donate more to beat the latter. The cycle will go on and on. This would escalate the charity given by both. What if this escalation makes both give 30 % of their net worth which is not for taxes. That would amount to 9 billion dollars if the net worth of both total 30 billion dollars. Now imagine all the billionaires and multimillionaires were competing like this. This would substantially end poverty. They're like keeping up with the Joneses with regards to charity instead of solely properties and cars. That is why I implore CGI America to develop and implement this system. This may improve countless lives.