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Ethnics in Society

Homelessness in U.S. Society

When most people think or talk about Homelessness, most people look down upon it. Most people look to it as worthless people that are unable to provide for their self. Although the government says that they are trying to do something about this, they would rather help out other countries.

Mary Kay Ellis from a pro-group says that “The government should step up and do something about homelessness because nobody should be living in the streets regardless of our country’s recession problem, everyone needs a helping hand every once in a while and our country’s government with it’s resources could easily solve this problem in due time.” while Charles Reagan from the anti-group responds “It’s the homeless individual’s problem and they should be responsible for their own financial status”

Many people in society do their part to help out in their communities; others often turn the other way in disbelief. Those that are willing to help do their part whether it is simply helping in a soup kitchen/shelter or by donating item, they see that there is a problem and are trying to do something about it while others see it as a problem but do nothing about it. There have been many debates when it has come to the homelessness problem but it always seems to go nowhere.

You can look at this topic in many different aspects, but when you try to base decisions off of many different theories you will nowhere. The reason for this is because so many of the moral theories play such a vital role in our society. Neither of these are perfect and neither of these are bad but they do give us many different ways to view many issues in our society. Homelessness is a very serious issue and it will continue to be.

All in all what’s important is that these different moral perspectives come…...

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