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Circlejerk Activism

It’s tricky to criticize a person that works in social activism.  Whether you’re a businessperson, athlete, unemployed writer, or high-price escort, you’ll be starting with considerably less credibility from an altruism standpoint.  Who are you to be critical of how they go about their work?  They’re out there trying to make the world a better place, and you’re out there whoring yourself for bigger paydays (literally, in the final example).

If they’re dedicating their entire week – if not their entire life – to a cause greater than their own bank account, then logic seems to dictate they will, in fact, do much more than the average member of society to make the world a better place.

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