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[Merged] Helping People Indirectly Matters Too


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#1    MainerMikeBrown

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Posted 02 October 2013 - 06:55 PM

You don't have to work directly with people in order to help make a difference in their lives.

Take a community health center, for example.  Doctors and nurses work directly with those dealing with various health issues.  And some of their patients are grateful for their help.

However, other workers at these health centers, such as secretaries, help these patients as well, but in more of an indirect way.  Yet they still make a difference because if doctors and nurses didn't have competent secretaries, it would make their goals of helping patients a lot harder.

So just because a person doesn't work with those in need directly doesn't mean they still don't make a difference.


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Posted 02 October 2013 - 06:58 PM

Well put.

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 02:06 PM

I agree, but more often than not, it's those who have secretaries and other support staff who treat them like dirt.

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 09:38 PM

Many people try to help others and make a difference in their lives.  It helps make the world a better place, and is commendable.

However, some individuals point out that nobody would try to help others if it didn't benefit the people that's trying to make a difference.

Are they right?

Yes, but to a point.  Sure, those who like to help individuals and communities get a lot in return.  But I must emphasize that their's still a lot of altruism involved.  Those who help others really do care about the folks they're helping.

And I think that's great!





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