*My sister walks in*
"Sooo... drinking alone?"
"What you watchin?"
"A Walk to Remember."
"Sooo... you're drinking alone and watching A Walk To Remember?"
"Well... when you put it like that."
If your idea of charitable works involves standing in an intersection, wearing a vest with some dumb catch phrase on it, and brow-beating drivers for not giving you the $.38 from their console (underneath the stale fry and empty gum wrappers,) then you’re a terrible person.
I know a lot of this push for charity is done because religious people think Jesus will like them better if they pretend to give a shit about those who are less fortunate. But I don’t think this is what Jeezy (nickname, him and I go way back) had in mind. If that’s what he wanted, he would have a solid push on wearing dumb vests in traffic while other people are giving to charity. It wouldn’t talk about charitable works, but self righteous panhandling. (I know you might not realize it, but those were intended to be different things.)
And that’s the thing. They’re only the middle man in the whole “give to charity” game to begin with. They don’t generate the money; we do. They just serve as a conduit to deliver our money to other entities.
How about, next time you go strap on that vest, you just, you know, go do real work. Go to McDonalds and get shat on for 8 hours because the coffee beans aren’t from a country that opposes Monsanto. Then take your hard earned money, every pay day, and give it over. If you need some motivation, I’ll be more than happy to come give you dirty looks and hold up your commute if you so much as think that the money you earned might be better off with you.
I’ll even wear a vest.