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originally posted by: Naturallywired
Ok I came across this page.
This social experiment conducted by MoeAndET was designed to see how the populous reacts to a homeless kid versus a homeless adult, with the homeless kid actually being their little brother and the homeless adult being an out-of-work veteran.
These things are designed to blur the view of those looking a homeless vista, Its designed to trivialize the homeless issue in America which according to figures I've read is something like 45 million. Given statistically its likely that just as many people are only one month away from homelessness, it means that nearly one third of the American population are either homeless or near homeless.
Moreover, these events the OP alludes to are designed to make that one third of the population that is 30 days or less from homelessness, feel guilty and therefore responsible for the care and maintenance of the homeless and near homeless.
You can see from this, that a cleverly disguised out come of what the OP is about, is that if those at risk of homelessness are responsible for the care and maintenance of those who are homeless, then the government is not responsible for them.
In other words " we are showing you how tragic homelessness is so therefore it's your responsibility to do something about it. not ours."
originally posted by: LifeMode
a reply to: Naturallywired
Lots of homeless shelters. The issues is homeless shelters have rules. They don't want to follow the rules so they choose to stay on the street. I know in Utah they can even get their own place if they follow the rules. BS.