Posts Tagged ‘homelessness’

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Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

The homeless.  Drugs and mental illness play a large part but many could go inside at night if they like.  I’ll never understand why someone would prefer cardboard on a steam vent or sleeping propped against a wall on the sidewalk.

I wonder.  Is homeless society hierarchical?  Do those with full-shopping-cart storage rank higher than those without?  Do the rest feel superior about their ability to survive with less?

It’s annoying to feel guilt at averting my eyes from the outstretched cups.

I want to help.  I just make sure the coffee I give can’t be traced back to me.