Sunday, July 6, 2014


Predominantly world's hunger is manmade. Droughts, earthquakes or floods do contribute to these factors, but the world has more than enough food to feed everyone. 

All problems are solvable. Usually it is the insecurity-driven mind that hoards goods for self. Talking into account all upheavals this earth has to endure including numerous wars one eventually cleaves to money, but no further. 

  • During a war money can become worthless.
  • Banks go bust, and so can your financial security. Even insurance won't cover your losses.
  • In cataclysmic situations starvation is very real, money then plays no role.

It is important to think in those terms and nurture thoughts of [1] altruism, be it 50%, 30%, or just 10%; regardless of what the percentage of altruism you use; still it is a work of charity; and that makes one a better person.  


Charity is one of the behavioral tenets of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Despite corruption, selfishness and greed the charitable spark is not yet completely extinguished. 

Today, much abuse takes place in the name of one's religion. Religion against another religion, abductions, and killings. Would you take a gun to the one's head you disagree with? But that's what is happening. Instead of ascending people decent. 

It seems that religious fanaticism fuels rage. There are elements in every religion, and when these are taken literally these extremities bring mindless suffering.

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.-- John D. Rockefeller

Giving indiscriminately, just to feel good, is like sowing seed on a paved street. Feeling pity on the poor alone brings no lasting results. Altruism and philanthropy must be combined with proper education and that's what we do.

Thank you for caring.

[1] Giving alms to the poor is often considered an altruistic action. Altruism or selflessness is the principle or practice of concern for the welfare of others. It is a traditional virtue in many cultures and a core aspect of various religious traditions and secular world views, though the concept of "others" toward whom concern should be directed can vary among cultures and religions. Altruism or selflessness is the opposite of selfishness.

Altruism can be distinguished from feelings of loyalty. Pure altruism consists of sacrificing something for someone other than the self (e.g. sacrificing time, energy or possessions) with no expectation of any compensation or benefits, either direct, or indirect (e.g., receiving recognition for the act of giving).

Much debate exists as to whether "true" altruism is possible. The theory of psychological egoism suggests that no act of sharing, helping or sacrificing can be described as truly altruistic, as the actor may receive an intrinsic reward in the form of personal gratification. The validity of this argument depends on whether intrinsic rewards qualify as "benefits."

The term altruism may also refer to an ethical doctrine that claims that individuals are morally obliged to benefit others. Used in this sense, it is usually contrasted with egoism, which is defined as acting to the benefit of one's self.


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