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fucked up humanity!
Iceland bambusbjorn 
1 billion dollars for an old historic church, but no money for burning slums and fucked up living situations around the world. Hypocrisy at its finest. could literally make africa great again educate most of the ppl there and make good living status :(
2019-04-17 17:09
well, thats a fuckery.
2019-04-17 17:11
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Great again? People there just don't want to learn. The only they do is waiting with rised hands begging for help.
2019-04-17 17:15
well its not their fault that their corrupted leaders sold their land to the saudis
2019-04-17 17:14
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
It is. Leaders are elected. Just protest and kick the government out of power. That's how it's always been. Stoo being a pussy and blaming the government You elected.
2019-04-17 17:18
leaders are ellected cuz the good leaders always die before elections D: and by now we should know that votes dont win elections but more by the ppl counting that shit.
2019-04-17 17:17
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Portugal baki_ 
sugest you visit africa, the situation is just fucked up you dont understand, the people can literally do nothing
2019-04-17 17:21
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Why is the "white" Africa is doing better than any other african country?
2019-04-17 17:25
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Portugal baki_ 
oh ok so you are either a baiter or a racist
2019-04-17 17:26
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
So you are saying there's no difference between races? The only thing all races are equal in, is in rights. That's it. There are many diffrences in culture, mentality, physical and intellectual abilities.
2019-04-17 17:30
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Germany Krygaz 
-1
2019-04-17 17:58
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Tunisia Yuri_Tarded 
Interaction with other civilizations mostly.
2019-04-17 17:50
So because their leaders are inefficient, billionaires should give their money to them. 10/10 logic
2019-04-17 17:19
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Indonesia edwardnauli91 
TRUE SADLY +1
2019-04-17 17:21
xddddddddddd
2019-04-17 17:16
Also remember that there are people who invested 100+ euro in fortnite
2019-04-17 17:14
What about the ebola surge in Congo? Something no one cares about.
2019-04-17 17:15
If you care, donate your money :)
2019-04-17 17:20
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Czech Republic DemoroCZ 
I bet he is not millionaire, so he can't help much, but there are people, who have tons of money, and don't care about anything but filling their bank accounts even more.. Trust me or not, but if i were a millionaire, donating part my own money to people who really need it wouldn't be problem for me :) And its not just about water and food, but education, cure etc..
2019-04-17 18:06
You could always go on mission trips and donate your time but so long as you have this excuse it's no problem.
2019-04-17 18:08
The thing is, I did.
2019-04-19 03:59
rich people would obviously rather donate money to causes that they care about and that look good in the media than try to solve world hunger or poverty. it takes a lot more than 1 billion to solve that problem my dude.
2019-04-17 17:15
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Why would the rich donate in the first place? You can not and should not blame them for not helping the poor. They simply don't have to.
2019-04-17 17:19
id rather blame them for all their corruption and lobbying and climate change and tax evasion.
2019-04-17 17:22
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Let's not pretend you would not do that if you were the "elite" rich. The rich pays more than a half of the taxes already, at least in the US. Probably in every other country too.
2019-04-17 17:24
lets not pretend i would ever be one of them. the rich make more than 80% of the money. pareto rule. they should pay more than 80% of the taxes. because they earn more so they can pay more for their fatherland and still be better off than everyone else. they should not pay less % of the taxes than they earn % of the money. only equal or more. that would be in everyones benefit. even their own. and it would be fairer than the current system where the poor and middle class pay most while the rich make the most money.
2019-04-17 17:34
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
You do realize the rich gives jobs to the "poorer" people, right? Imagine working more and getting paid less. That's unacceptable in the case of poor people. But totally acceptable in the case of the elites, right? That's how it should work in your ideal world? Where the hard-worker has to give half of his money to a pothead unemployed wanker.
2019-04-17 17:38
the rich dont give jobs. there is work that needs to be done on this planet to keep people fed and housed and advance culture, arts, technology. the people who get very rich do so by extracting surplus value from other people's labor. one man cant possibly move enough boxes to make as much money as jeff bezos does thanks to his company that extracts value from thousands of people moving boxes. imagine not working at all and making fucktons of money because your class rigged our whole economic system to work in your favor.
2019-04-17 17:47
how it should work in my ideal world, is that however much money someone makes, there should not be anyone who makes less money than them and pays more % sf that money in tax, or anyone who makes more money than them and pays less in tax. what the actual rates should be and how flat the tax % should be is for the government economists to decide. thats just math, what tax rates results in optimum spending. a flat tax on all income, from work, capital gains, rent, would be more fair than our current system where the people who make the most money by investing pay the lowest %.
2019-04-17 17:52
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
There's a reason the rich pays the lowest % tax. And you know it.
2019-04-17 17:56
yes, lobbying and corrupt politicians.
2019-04-17 17:56
#38
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Hehe, no. 30% of the big money is just a bit "too much"
2019-04-17 17:58
why is 30% for them too much if you get taxed 50% youre getting shafted mate
2019-04-17 17:59
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
30% was just a random number I took out from my ass. The point is still there. Replace it with 50%, if you want
2019-04-17 18:02
given the current rate at which capital is concentrating in the US and Europe the capital gains tax is way too low, its going to cause another huge crisis within a decade
2019-04-17 18:02
#48
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Let's see what the future holds for us. Who are we to predict it? Have a nice day, was a pleasure. :)
2019-04-17 18:04
anyone who has read basic economic theory from Smith and Marx and Engels etc, and then read Piketty, can predict the future. the amount of capital has increased to many times GDP, 5-7 times in many european countries, return on capital is around 5%, so 25-35% of GDP is return on capital and that will continue to rise. economic growth being lower than return on capital, means that capital will inevitably continue to accumulate in the hands of fewer people. its math. this is a consequence of having a capitalist system with low growth, high returns on investment, and low capital gains tax. history shows that there is a breaking point at which this concentration of wealth causes economic depression, stock market panic, possibly war or famines, and then the government enacts emergency measures like The New Deal in the US in the 30s. for example rules which highly tax the rich so they actually pay their fair share. up to 90% tax rate was implemented in the USA after the great depression. or rules that seperate savings and investment banks so the rich cant gamble away everyones life savings. these rules are later repealed by corrupt politicians who work for lobbyists who work for the rich and then the whole circus of capital accumulation causing economic crisis starts over. its no good for anyone. the rich also lose a lot of wealth every time they crash the stock market. its not just the poor who get fucked.
2019-04-17 18:15
also the EU doesnt do nearly enough to prevent countries like mine from lowering their tax rates to "steal" rich people and multinational corporations from other EU countries forcing everyone to maintain very low tax rates.
2019-04-17 17:58
see if you work really hard you pay half your money in tax, but if you let other people work for you you only pay like 15% or 20. i would like to live in a world where people who work are rewarded more and rich people who dont work are rewarded less.
2019-04-17 17:54
It's duty of the state to provide these things, that's why people pay taxes. The money donated to the church comes from private sector, they can do whatever they want with their money. Sjw brain at its finest
2019-04-17 17:17
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India LodFresa 
Why would anyone spend 1 B $ on Africa, while people there breed like pigs regardless of the living standards, "Hey i can't feed my kids, guess what i will give birth to 10 more" Africa is a shithole, and its not your money.
2019-04-17 17:16
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Poland Kleigen 
+1
2019-04-17 17:23
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Sweden meistr0 
1? 3* Gucci owner donated 1 & Louis Vuitton owner donated 2.
2019-04-17 17:18
they donated 100 and 200 millions not billions
2019-04-17 18:07
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Sweden meistr0 
Sorry, i didnt type "SEK", thats my bad. François-Henri Pinault donated 1 billion SEK which is 100m euro. Then LV donated 2 billion SEK which is 200m euro. In total 300m euro aka 3 billion isch SEK. As i stated above, my bad for not being more "clear".
2019-04-17 18:45
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Indonesia edwardnauli91 
YEAH WASTE OF MONEY SADLY +1
2019-04-17 17:22
What do they need the 1 billion for? For rebuilding?
2019-04-17 17:29
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Yugoslavia kief 
yeah let's give more money to the poor and stupid so they can breed and need more money, that has worked wonders so far
2019-04-17 17:29
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United States PsychoLogical 
Africa is a shithole. Could’ve been like the second richest continent due to its resources but ofc corruption ruins it for them. Let them suffer.
2019-04-17 17:44
corruption? centuries of laziness could have prevented corruption
2019-04-17 17:58
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Brazil Ze_Pikeno 
I was thinking the same exact thing when i look to news and saw 1 billion for Notre Dame. Man, ok its a history museum but you know what is not having a thing to eat? France is not poor and ofc they would fix the museum with some time.. No point on donating money for that shit, instead of it they should donate that money to save some lifes in countrys that are in war or dont have anything to eat/drink.. think about it guys
2019-04-17 17:55
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Iceland cracker132456 
this church will live on for centuries, all people die.
2019-04-17 18:08
Do you own any nice things? Like say a nice computer, a pair of hip sneakers... I bet you do. Then why didn't you take those money and gave them to poor people? And the same thing goes for everybody here (myself included as for sure I could give more than I do). Much can be improved in the world if those that have share, many lives by this only many others do not. The same thing goes for nations, some are generous while others not so much (I'm looking at you USA). The Notre Dame means a lot to many people, some of those were not even aware of those feelings until the fire put a spot light on and for a time there certainly was a fear nothing but ruins would be left after the fire. Non of us knows what those giving to the rebuilding of Notre Dame may or may not be giving to other causes, some may be giving tons of money and have been doing so for the longest time and others may be giving nothing.
2019-04-17 18:16
making africa great "again"?
2019-04-17 17:58
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Vietnam anhtuan0296 
Remember this my friend, never tell the rich how to spend their money..
2019-04-17 17:59
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Kyrgyzstan Anschluss 
Good line. :D
2019-04-17 18:06
Socialists are always the most interested in someone else's money.
2019-04-17 18:05
+1000
2019-04-17 18:35
I think you need to look up the meaning of the word hypocrisy. Fact of the matter is most people choose to support what is near to them, that may be the local sports club, the nearest shelter or a church which they have fond memories of. I can not see that is wrong. However I agree that if people have money to spare they should also be helping people in need, but how do you know that the people which have promised much money to help rebuild the Notre Dame are not already giving generously to foreign aid? and then some are so selfless they will also support causes which does not affect them personally
2019-04-17 18:05
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Japan Getp0x0st 
Africa was never great lmao ooga booga
2019-04-17 18:06
Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent on African aid yearly. In fact, accounting for inflation the figure spent on Africa since the 1960s is in the trillions.
2019-04-17 18:06
educate people in africa lol, they don't have the brain capacity to be properly educated, only thing they can do is to shoot kalashnikovs
2019-04-17 18:08
In the grand scheme of things one billion is nothing thats roughly 14p a person, one billion is nothing in reality, its very little money world wide so i dont have an issue with it. Notre Dame brings in far more in terms of tourism, so its worth it. You couldn't fix a single country with one billion, weve been trying to help other countries for years, the problem is cultural.
2019-04-17 18:11
Dude, you just showed that you know nothing about Africa. You think its that simple? There are plenty of organisations helping Africa, millions of dollars went into that continent and what have we achieved? They are just having children, which they are not able to feed. What i would do is, to get the fo from that continent, so they will learn on they own how to survive! WE did it, they have to too. Also what the point of the life? Having mobile phone, facebook account, playing computer games? We are complaining about these stuf all the time, that we have became bad people for this Earth etc.. I think they can live a decent life there, but they have to learn how to live there on their own.
2019-04-17 18:20
cry is free tho
2019-04-17 18:55
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