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Whom would our society regard as outcasts and how should we treat them?

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Outcasts Whom would our society regard as outcasts and how should we treat them? Today, most people we regard as outcasts have one thing in common: THEY ARE DIFFERENT Most kids pride themselves in being completely normal. The mentally or physically handicapped are fractionally less popular than all the other. Why? Because they are not normal. They are not like the other children. Many children, or even adults, have an aversion to the disabled/disfigured. They feel repulsed by their differences, but some small part of them feels curiosity, which makes them stare. They cannot possibly imagine the pain that the individual feels. ...read more.

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When charity is concerned, there are several types of people. There are few who will always give to a man lying on the pavement but those who would give only if they had some spare change and time are more common. Some would walk slowly past, staring unashamedly and many would completely ignore the person, intent on getting to their destination in time, or merely not caring. In their opinion, why should they? The person lying on the street got there by the actions of one person: themselves. In my opinion, the wisest option would be to give to a charity that looks after the homeless. ...read more.

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Those people should feel guilty about their wealth. I would not ask anyone to give any huge amount to those in need, but a few pounds would not deplete a man's funds. Those who have shared their wealth with those who have more need of it should feel proud of themselves. Many see it not as a matter of being kind, but as their duty. For most people, giving away their money is hard, but all people could overcome that if they tried. In India, I once saw an old man, dressed in rags, giving a mother and child by the road, a crumpled note. Neeraj Mashru 8W ...read more.

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