fast one meal for the emaciated children of darfur

If you are feeling like you haven’t done anything good lately or are running low on self-worth derived from history-changing feel-good acts then load up on brownie points with the gods by doing this….

all you need to do is fast one meal

This is not just a critique of such approaches in the African scene but applies to our approach to the needy in general. Do we need to feast on images of the destitute among us at their worst for us to respond to their needs? How does all the poorism and poverty porn reflect on our consciences as humans who OUGHT to respect other people for who they are, regardless of whether they are needy or not; Or whether they are in America or Elsewhere?

More on this here

HT Hiyabel

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