You don't need a justification or a reason to give. Giving is a choice you make. If you can get it's all a game (even when it doesn't look like it's all a game), giving is a great way to play. If you prefer to keep all your toys to yourself in the sandbox, it's another way to play. That's OK too.
The short term solution to chronic world hunger (and maybe not even the best solution) is giving fish. The long term solution to chronic world hunger (and maybe the best solution) is giving fishing lessons. That's not just a fortune cookie's bon mots. It's smart, very smart.
A YOU AND ME
The context you create for the end of world hunger may not have everyone else's agreement and / or participation. You create it anyway. You live your life in the Self-created context of "a you and me world" rather than in "a you or me world". It's not a wrong / right, worse / better vote. It's not political. It's a context you choose to create from nothing, a context for your life and for Life itself. It's the context in which ending world hunger can happen.
No matter what we create and / or do with regard to ending world hunger, it all turns out the way it turns out anyway (man! that's tough to get ...). It's this fourth point that's most misconstrued, that's most likely to have people resigned ("Ending world hunger is impossible!") when in fact it's the one that allows for a life of enormous freedom to be and freedom to act, and so it's arguably also the one which allows for the biggest difference to be made.
AN IMPOSSIBLE PROMISE
The intention to end world hunger is like planting the acorn which will become a mighty oak, under whose shade you may never get to sit. Indeed, that it will produce shade, is an impossible promise (there's no guarantee). But you plant it anyway. Planting it shapes who you'll be / the future you'll live into.
|1)||"It's completely impossible. Don't waste my time."|
|2)||"It's possible but it's not worth doing."|
|3)||"I said it was a good idea all along."|
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