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What do you think a homeless man would do with $100 ?

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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:14 PM
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This video is a few months old, and within a few days of it first emerging, it has been proven to be set up. It's a hoax folks.



Anymore, when I find myself in public in a moral dilemma or when I question whether I should step up and do what is right . The John Quinones effect runs through my mind and I half to expect John to pop out of the bushes . Lol




Right is right and wrong is wrong. In order to feel right about yourself you have to treat other people accordingly . I can't talk about this video without giving any spoilers but by the completion of the video you will be glad you watched it .






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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:19 PM
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You can at least talk about the video in a comment, for those of us who cannot view it.a reply to: Greathouse



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:21 PM
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It's like anything in life.... Some people will take an opportunity presented and turn it into something good while other people will take it and waste it.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:21 PM
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a reply to: TheMadTitan

I will recap it shortly. I don't want to ruin it for anyone . You can click on the title and go directly to YouTube to view it.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

thank you
that was beautiful
and million percent worth showing everyone
no don't give out the details lol



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:44 PM
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a reply to: MimiSia

It definitely is very touching thank you for viewing it. I believe you are the first one to do so.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:57 PM
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originally posted by: opethPA
It's like anything in life.... Some people will take an opportunity presented and turn it into something good while other people will take it and waste it.




How can a homeless man "waste" $100. It's not exactly going to get him far no matter what he does. At the end of the day, he'll still be broke and homeless, whether he uses it on alcohol, a hot meal or just gives it away!



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:07 PM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
How can a homeless man "waste" $100. It's not exactly going to get him far no matter what he does. At the end of the day, he'll still be broke and homeless, whether he uses it on alcohol, a hot meal or just gives it away!


Some homeless people would do like the person in the video did..
Some would take it and get themselves a room for the night so they could get a warm shower and a good nights sleep.
Some would waste it on cigarettes, liquor or drugs.

Just because you are homeless doesn't make you immune to the shortcomings of human nature but TBH, I am not trying to hijack the feel of the OP.
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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:23 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

It would depend on the homeless person, now wouldn't it?



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:25 PM
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a reply to: FyreByrd

How did you like the video ?



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:28 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

Isn't it interesting that a lot of people that "give" the homeless money will also decide what's appropriate for them to spend it on?

Some will even prefer not to give to a person in need based on the assumption that they will only spend it on drugs or alcohol

sad really




posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:30 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

This was also actually a litmus test for replies . So far it is obvious that only 3 members have watched the video of which only one commented .
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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 08:19 PM
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originally posted by: Akragon
a reply to: Greathouse

Isn't it interesting that a lot of people that "give" the homeless money will also decide what's appropriate for them to spend it on?


Not really.. A homeless person could spend any money they are given in anyway they want..
Along those same lines i can choose who to give my money to.

I don't believe in smoking, drinking or doing drugs and I am not going to fund someone else destroying themselves via those 3 things.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 08:26 PM
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originally posted by: Subaeruginosa

originally posted by: opethPA
It's like anything in life.... Some people will take an opportunity presented and turn it into something good while other people will take it and waste it.




How can a homeless man "waste" $100. It's not exactly going to get him far no matter what he does. At the end of the day, he'll still be broke and homeless, whether he uses it on alcohol, a hot meal or just gives it away!


Well said.
But (Add another T, and Ithat makes mine even larger), sometimes we (I) need a positive message during our day. Whether or not the messenger is giving us a straight story, I still feel better about Mankind after watching it.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 08:28 PM
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originally posted by: opethPA

originally posted by: Akragon
a reply to: Greathouse

Isn't it interesting that a lot of people that "give" the homeless money will also decide what's appropriate for them to spend it on?


Not really.. A homeless person could spend any money they are given in anyway they want..
Along those same lines i can choose who to give my money to.

I don't believe in smoking, drinking or doing drugs and I am not going to fund someone else destroying themselves via those 3 things.


Thanks for driving my point home




posted on May, 30 2015 @ 08:31 PM
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originally posted by: Akragon
Thanks for driving my point home


LOL, whatever makes you feel better..

I have and would rather give the homeless a warm meal, water, toiletries (toothpaste+toothbrush, TP) , clothing, books, first aid kits. I know those things benefited every single person I gave them to.

You can judge me all you want and it really has exactly 0% impact on anything.

You help the homeless in the way you feel best and I will do the same.

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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 08:41 PM
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a reply to: opethPA

On the other hand I don't like liars . I don't give money to the posers standing there with a sign "will work for food ". I have stopped offered them work at a very decent wage and been refused .

Yet if someone's holding a sign that says " I won't lie I need money for beer " I find myself more inclined to stop and give them money in appreciation of their honesty .


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Now on the issue of honesty . How many of you people bickering even bothered to watch the video? If you did you would realize how far off topic everyone is in relationship to the OP .
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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 09:50 PM
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a reply to: Greathouse

assumtiions assumptions
frustrating hey



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 09:57 PM
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Yes, this incident is a fantastic one. Everyone made great choices and it turned out well.

However, one incident does not describe every one as a whole. I would like to see this occur to a population of homeless people and see what happens. Some are homeless due to bad luck, or unfair situations, but many are homeless for their own issues.

Statistics are much more sobering than individual cases for that very reason. If, lets say, 85 out of 100 homeless people had this same opportunity and acted the same way, it would really be an eye opener.



posted on May, 30 2015 @ 10:03 PM
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a reply to: Ghost147

Starred your post just because that's the way I am . I am a little disheartened by your reply . Of course every person is different. I was really hoping more people could see the homeless man's willingness to give and learn a lesson about not being able to judge a book by its cover .

I guess that's because I'm a Optimusdealing mainly with pessimist. If everyone continues going through life looking for the bad side. They are not going to have a very happy life .



I wish people would see the underlying statement. Those kids set him up with the preordain idea of what he was going to do with the money. He surprised surprised everyone, regardless of the situation he was in he thought of others .
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