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Originally posted by ThunderCloud
It's impossible to rate countries on such subjective ideas as "quality of life"
Originally posted by AlphaHumana
It's a simple matter of personal responsibility. If I have to take the steps and make the sacrifices to do well in school, graduate, get a good job and become successful financially why should I have to provide for other people? I'm not being cold-hearted, just saying I should have the right to keep my own money. People should only have to be responsible for themselves - why should I have to provide money for some highschool dropout drug addict who had to prositute themself out to carrying on their habit that now has diseases and requires expensive treatment. When I make a choice I take responsibility for its consequences.