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Show Of Hands March 18th, 2013 2:30am

Do you consider a portion of your taxes as a form of charity?

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TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
03/17/13 9:23 pm

"Charity by choice is uplifting, charity by force is slavery."

- Me

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/19/13 6:07 pm

Hit submit early by mistake - iPad-sized fingers on an iPod. I wanted to add that it would be interesting to see how my deduction for charitable contributions compares to the amount of taxes I pay that the government distributes as "charity". Not interesting enough for me to do the math though.

wetheslaves Live each moment fully
03/22/13 7:17 am

Charity can help reduce the need for taxes. However, charity is smart dynamic and people don't give if they don't think it will make a difference somehow. Just taking my money and allocating it to who knows what is not charity.

Tony SOH Founder
03/17/13 7:33 pm

It may go to some of the same causes, but it's not given voluntarily and therefore not charity. At least by my definition.

susanr Colorado
03/18/13 10:48 am

Hey, Tilton, that's the first profile picture with your actual face, isn't it?

Your latest one is fun too, Tony,

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/19/13 5:54 pm

Echoing you guys, if it isn't my idea, it can't be charity.

TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
03/18/13 12:22 pm

Second one.
First one was the same as G+.
Thought it was redundant.