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A Modern Moral Dilemma

One of the most common moral dilemmas that most of us face on an almost daily basis is that catch 22 question of whether we should give money to those begging on the street (e.g. here & here). Begging is that rare moment in modern society where we actually look in the face of those in need who are asking us for help. Live in an area long enough and you probably know and recognise those faces sitting by the cash machine, on the bridge, by the station, on the park benches. We all know that we should help, but how?

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