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This is to be about social welfare - where should I start?

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Which needs should be supplied by the collective action of society and which left to individual effort?
What can society afford?
What direction do you think social welfare programs are headed in for the future? Why?

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The needs of those who are not able to take care of themselves due to disability and age should be supplied by the collective. Thus, those who are mentally disabled or physically disabled to the point where they cannot hold a job should be taken care of by the collective as it is not their fault of their disability. In addition, those who are too young or too old and have no family should also be taken care of the collective as they can potentially provide a great benefit in the future or have provided a benefit in the past. ...

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Which needs should be supplied by the collective action of society and which left to individual effort?
What can society afford?
What direction do you think social welfare programs are headed in for the future? Why?

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