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Date: 05/10/12 07:10 AM

19 Responses to American A Hero In China After Giving Food To Lady

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 7:06 am
    Link: American A Hero In China After Giving Food To Lady - Pics of Jason Loose giving a homeless Chinese lady french fries while talking to her have gone viral and sparked debate
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35668 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 7:15 am

    So china has hippies too, huh.

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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
    2285 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 7:59 am
    @Gerry1of1- Kid goes to college- and is doing well, speaks at least two languages, wants to work in a sports related industry, is fairly clean cut and apparently has money- I just gotta ask: Have you ever even SEEN a hippie?
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    Grendel Male 40-49
    5623 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 8:05 am
    Nice guy. The debate is a useless one.

    If she was really in need, she enjoyed his attention and food, and he did a good thing.

    If she was scaming him, he still did a good thing.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35668 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 8:19 am

    CaptKangaroo - so he`s in colleges. Lots of hippies go to college. Mostly to protest but they go.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 8:21 am
    @MeGrendel: Agreed. I suppose the nay-sayers in China are thinking that giving to scammers increases the likelihood of more scammers, but I don`t think that`s really an issue in China, since there are so many already.
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    faustsshadow Male 30-39
    407 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 9:12 am
    Everyone there will spout the same nonsense about worrying about scammers as an excuse to not lift a finger. There is virtually no respect for life in that country and it pervades every aspect of their culture. I saw children casually kicking small animals while their parents laughed. (I would find ways to intervene, talk to the kid about the animal, and then place it somewhere they couldn`t torture it.)

    I would see a pregnant woman struggling down the steps to the subway with a suitcase while everyone cursed under their breath that she was holding up the line. (I took her bags and helped her down.)

    I am not really that nice of a person, but so many there just have no basic respect for life. I would ask my students there about helping people and they would all give the same excuse for not helping - they might be scamming. (Even those with luggage: they might ask me for money.)

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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
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    May 10, 2012 at 9:12 am
    @Gerry1of1- Hippies are inherently lazy; Hippies are not clean cut; Hippies do not plan for a future that includes work.
    Perhaps you are confusing hippies with yippies, as well as your garden variety j*ck*sses.
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    Ripper398 Male 18-29
    1310 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 9:22 am
    The drat. He`s no hero, it`s something anyone should do. Hell, I do it all the time... mostly when I`m drunk, and because they sit by the bars... but I do it. Actually, I bet they wait there on purpose. "That sap is going to get drunk tonight, and buy us food." Those bastards!
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    leesah Female 18-29
    1566 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 9:24 am
    The chinese stopped caring about other people because there are SO MANY gd people over there. They can afford to lose a few handfuls.
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    Scuzoid Male 30-39
    1268 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 9:57 am
    I`m not sure I understand the chinese concept of "scammers." I mean, you aid someone in need, and they ask for more, does that make them a scammer? Do they not know they can refuse? If the person doesn`t truly need the aid, are those who offered it now in destitute?
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    skytz1337 Male 18-29
    687 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 10:33 am
    This is absolutely incredible!!!!!! an american giving food to someone else? that`s a fking miracle!
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    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 10:59 am
    lol, skytz1337 took the words out of my fingers
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    Baelzar Male 40-49
    1399 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 11:03 am

    As Americans, we are the universal enemies of every other person on the planet, especially if they live in 3rd-World conditions.

    Communism should be our guide; observe the compassionate, caring and charitable society that Mao Zedong`s Marxist revolution has wrought.

    Luckily, we are marching towards that dream.
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    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
    3441 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 11:23 am
    She thought it was booze.
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    Kalimata Male 30-39
    661 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 12:41 pm
    It`s kind of sad that an act of generosity is enough of an rarity that it is news worthy.
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    lawndartsftw Male 40-49
    1811 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm
    A guy shares a few fries and some water, and a whole country is, to some degree, embarassed (loses face).
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 3:28 pm
    It`s because in China there`s this strange "morale" code people have over there about being generous.

    I travel and often give the odd quid to someone like many other people do. It`s really only important because it`s in China.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35668 posts
    May 10, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    CaptKangaroo - are you confusing hippies with bums? I know hippies that hold jobs... usually in marijuana dispensaries and whole food stores.

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