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Date: 04/21/13 05:18 PM

21 Responses to We Can All Learn From This Man`s Example

  1. Profile photo of MrPeabody
    MrPeabody Male 30-39
    1920 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 5:19 pm
    Link: We Can All Learn From This Man`s Example - *cough* China *cough*
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    April 21, 2013 at 5:34 pm
    Heart warming! I wish more people were like these three!

    (To be fair, the lady with the blue bag -might- have been alarmed by a motorcycle coming onto the sidewalk... and not just being a jerk...)

    @Bakcagain has convinced me to show more empathy and flexability ;-) Who says we don`t learn & change with our IAB discussions? (Horse Puncher discussion, eh?)
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36864 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    Gosh, videos of white people sure are different from videos of black people.

    What? I only said what you were thinking!
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2765 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 7:11 pm
    Awe, this was a great video
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    HolyGod Male 30-39
    6912 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 7:21 pm
    Is this really that shocking? That`s sad.

    I can`t even imagine not doing that.

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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
    3061 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 7:26 pm
    When I get old, I`m gonna start falling down so I can get pretty girls to walk me home. Awesome video.
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    artmunki Male 30-39
    176 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 8:02 pm
    The reason people in China will often ignore others who have fallen is because of a few relatively recent and much-discussed cases where the person doing the helping was ultimately held legally responisible for a significant proportion of the medical bill of the injured party. Anyone who isn`t wealthy would naturally hesitate to help someone if there was a chance that this help might result in them being hit with a huge medical bill.
    And although I hope it`s redundant to mention, I will note that this is deplorable. But it`s deplorable on the part of the legal system which reached these judgements, and not necessarily on the part of innocent people scared of being hit with a huge bill. I have no doubt that Chinese people would naturally be every bit as helpful as people anywhere else if they weren`t worried about the possibility of substantial legal penalties for doing so.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14654 posts
    April 21, 2013 at 9:05 pm
    Niiice. That way he gets to look down her sweater.
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    Bakcagain21 Male 18-29
    560 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 4:19 am
    @5cats :-O haha

    Years ago I walking back from school and and saw old lady fall over outside her house and couldn`t get up. I had to cross the street and jog upto her, she was calling out for help. Other people were a lot closer and did nothing... Helped upto her door and went on my way... You can find fails in humanity everywhere.

    Strangely I seem to attract old people asking for help in general... Guess I have one of those friendly faces.
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 5:48 am
    I second what HolyGod said. Being from the South this is not unusual at all and is expected. Now the video from China...that was horrifying. And they say America is loosing its morals.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
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    April 22, 2013 at 6:46 am
    Very heartwarming! Faith restored. But I seemed to have missed - how do we know it is from China, and is cameras in helmets common?
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 7:17 am
    @Bakcagain: You won me over bro :-) So I took a second & third look at "blue bag lady" and gave her the pass... this time. Two reasons: Motorcycle coming on sidewalk and 2 people were already attending fallen man.

    @edana42: This is not from China. There have been a couple of videos of people in desperate situations (in China) and multiple onlookers UTTERLY ignore them.
    Child hit by car? Ignore.
    Woman falls into hole? Ignore.
    Man beating child? Ignore.
    & etc.

    @artmunki: I think there`s more to it than just that: It`s a "cultural intolerance" of anyone outside "your network". They have a rigid hierarchy and if you`re too low on the scale? Ignore.
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    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
    801 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 8:01 am
    The sad thing is, is that this being in London, he probably got a parking ticket for mounting the pavement...
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    Smaug_r Female 18-29
    8 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 11:01 am
    old man has skills picking up the ladies =P
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    DingDingDong Male 30-39
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    April 22, 2013 at 11:17 am
    Also, Scott_2150, the sad thing, this being London, is he just made off with his wallet.
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5611 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 11:52 am
    "Later, I was tracked down and ticketed for parking on the walkway..."
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    Huey Male 30-39
    204 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 3:13 pm
    What country is that? It certainly isn`t America.
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    Tupinambis Male 18-29
    568 posts
    April 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm
    I call fake. He was just doing it for the poon....
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    chicagojay Male 40-49
    2018 posts
    April 23, 2013 at 9:20 am
    In the US, we shun the elderly. Mostly. Hide them away, we are the google-youth! No reminders of mortality!
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    blackcatseye Female 30-39
    685 posts
    April 23, 2013 at 11:29 am
    God you yanks are SOOOOOOOOO embarrassingly bad at geography. THIS IS LONDON YOU RETARDS. Also CHECHNYA/CHECHEN Republic is NOT CZECH Republic. LEARN TO dratN READ.
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    xoxnameless Female 18-29
    208 posts
    April 25, 2013 at 1:44 pm
    Some people are still out there, parenting their kids right :)

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