Archive for January 19, 2008

Concerns

Posted: January 19, 2008 in Acceptance, Compassion, Homelessness, Morality

The word "concern" can be used as a verb or a noun.

As a noun, there are three of its definitions that catch my attention:

  • Something that interests you because it is important or affects you
  • A feeling of sympathy for someone or something
  • Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

When it comes right down to it, the majority of people are more concerned with homelessness because they see the homeless as a nuisance, than they are concerned with the homeless as people. Therein lies one of the biggest obstacles we have as a society when it comes to finding an effective remedy at ending homelessness in our nation.   (more…)

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