Should we keep helping countries with aid that never seem to change?
is giving money all the time to countries that seem to never get any better counter-productive or is it just the right thing to do?
Yes we should!
Only because these countries tend to spend more money on military than on their people. Without aid these people would drop dead very quickly if all they can rely on is ruined land that militants so poorly run.
Good question nightwork4
I don't mean to be an ass. But I don't think that, that is the question that you should be asking. You see, we give money to other countries, not just to help those countries, but to help those countries be more instrumental in helping the world. So I think the question that you should be asking is; why do we keep giving money to countries that don't give a damn about any body but themselves. And by the way, that's probably why they don't change.
There is little or no real accountability for money used in aid to foreign governments. Who is to say how much of it gets to the right place? That is our problem in America today, we cannot trust our elected officials and their appointed representatives to do the work of the people. I have never seen any comparative measures of effectiveness presented in terms of cooperation received or progress made for money spent. I certainly believe the American people are deserving of an explanation...afterall, it is our money being used for these ventures. WB
If it is in our power and ability to aid a less fortunate country, I think we should lend a helping hand, regardless of how they handle their pressing issue. We should however not put ourselves in eminent danger though.
You see helping people or countries in need is a good act. But what we do not realize is that the intentions of the donor has to be honest and for the right reasons.
In most situations when a country donates to another country it is usually straddled with many conditions...many of those conditions are detrimental to the citizens of the receiving country,
the age old saying "Give a man a fish - keep him a live for a day and reliant on you...Teach a man how to catch fish then you make him self reliant"
Due to the intrinsic nature of self preservation - no government will ever allow another government to be self sufficient - as it diminishes the demand and supply culture.
Are we helping countries or are we helping humans who form countries?
Certainly we cannot influence that in other nations good governments become elected, but it would turn thissituation on this planet worse, if punish all humans for having bad governments.
We have now oficially regarding WHO and worlfoodbank about 2 billion humans who suffer from water shortage and aomg them also 1 billion is starving. Every 3,6 seconds one child starves to death.
Even if current aid programms do not arrive completely there, where they should, still something arrives where it can help humans.
Probably, they are feeling guilty for some reason. Thay gave millions of dollars in black holes countries, and they stil giving. But the biggest misfortune is, that money they gave didn't go where planed.
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