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Anonymous | Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA USA | @@MySoulburners
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If you give money to a beggar, and, without your Knowledge, the beggar buys drugs, have you done good?

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Anonymous | | @@MySoulburners
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I'm afraid not. The majority of homeless people are temporary & take constructive step to fix their lives. Panhandling is not constructive. My intuition is that most panhandlers are not seeking cash for an aggressively constructive plan. Donate to charities.