North Carolina resident wins Think-Off

North Carolina resident wins Think-Off

There are 1 comment on the Daily Journal story from Jun 15, 2010, titled North Carolina resident wins Think-Off. In it, Daily Journal reports that:

David Eckel of Clayton, N.C., who argued that the wealthy people have an obligation to help the poor, was selected as America's Greatest Thinker in this year's Great American Think-Off finals held Saturday evening, June 12, in New York Mills.

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Dave

Clayton, NC

#1 Jun 19, 2010
Actually Dave's position was that the wealthy do NOT have an obligation to help the poor, though they do have a responsibility. Obligation forces them to help, rendering help mandatory. Responsibility leaves the choice to help with them; hopefully they will. Obligation is something you impose, responsibility is something you embrace. Essays and audio at www.think-off.org ; enjoy!

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