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Thanksgiving as "System Justification"

This post was first published on November 21, 2007.

Thanksgiving has many associations — struggling Pilgrims, crowded airports, autumn leaves, heaping plates, drunken uncles, blowout sales, and so on. 1,589 more words


United States Ranks 9th in the World in Giving to Charity

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy:

The United States climbed into the top 10 on an annual ranking of the countries with the most charitable people but still lags behind smaller and poorer nations like Myanmar, Malta, and Thailand. 72 more words


Gifts to Donor-Advised Funds Grew 24% in 2013, According to Study

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy:

A flood of contributions to donor-advised funds pushed assets of the charitable accounts to a new high of nearly $54-billion in 2013, according to a new report. 44 more words


The deep-seated suspicion of self-interest

All living beings pursue their self-interest: their survival. Evolution has programmed most species to do that automatically, within the context of their knowledge. A grizzly bear spots a nesting hole of a ground squirrel, digs out the squirrel, and eats it. 637 more words


Service to Humanity. By;- Mike j Hughes

I believe that every human being is consciously, or unconsciously desiring unity , trust , sharing in a world of plenty, cooperation, and so on . 278 more words

Spiritual Occultism

A little philanthropic inspiration for Friday afternoon from Weifan Yuan. You don’t need to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist–you simply need to have a giving spirit!

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Planned Giving = More Satisfaction in Giving

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy:

Most wealthy people give, but few of them are satisfied with what their philanthropy accomplishes, says a new report.

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