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The Seven Social Sins

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Crabtownboy, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    This makes welfare a sin. (not arguing against it)



    Correction, science without God and interpreting it through the lens of scripture.

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    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    I understand your point. However, if you think welfare is wealth then try living on it. I do not think you would feel wealthy.

    There are those who are exceedingly wealthy and do not work. I believe that is also a sad life.
     
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    What you have done here is to place the word wealth into a specific cultural context. Wealth can be any amount not obligated. The size is irrelevant.
     
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    You're right. Wealth is an abundance of valuable possessions or money...which makes welfare anything but wealthy. You won't find one person who thinks a person trying to survive on welfare is wealthy. It's like a homeless person with a quarter may have more than the poor in another country but no one here (of course no one here with good sense) would call that man wealthy.

    Good post.
     
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    I was on welfare at one time trying to support my family... Jobs were scarce and I had been everywhere trying to find one... I went to the welfare department for an appointment and going up to the window... The person there asked me how can I help you?... If you have ever been to the Welfare Office it was packed... Wall to Wall people with children waiting for their turn... So I answered the person "You can help me find a job!... You could have heard a pin drop!:eek:... I guess I committed a cardinal sin... A man wanting to work for his welfare?... That was unheard of... Did I upset the apple cart!... Not soon after that I did get a job working for my welfare... Did I set a precedent?... I don't know only God does but I do know that soon after that incedent was a program instituted called "Workfare"... You work for your welfare... The government didn't give me a handout I worked for it... And held my head high!... Brother Glen
     
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    Wealth without work?

    Would this include money made from speculating in the stock market?

    As I recall you have bragged a lot about your personal success in that particular field.

    Perhaps you might want to do a little personal introspection before lecturing others.
     
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    Where does "Posting without brain" come in?
     
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