Help A Man…

Sometimes referred to as part of Scottish Wisdom and meant with all humor, this blunt statement carries with it a great weight of vastly unpleasant truth.

Help a man when hes in trouble, and hell remember you when hes in trouble again.

I think that what humor it evokes is of the “you either have to laugh or cry variety.”

It’s true though; more often than not, the result of helping is man is that he’ll first turn to you the next time he believes that he needs help – and so the cycle of irresponsibility and dependance begins.

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The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny
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Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy: Lessons for the Next Half-century (Transformational Trends in Governance & Democracy)
Foreign Aid Competition in Northeast Asia

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