Why don't homeless people find work, find manpower, manpower, etc., instead of complaining or living in a tent, etc., or worse, among other homeless people?

Updated on : January 17, 2022 by Lena Hardy



Why don't homeless people find work, find manpower, manpower, etc., instead of complaining or living in a tent, etc., or worse, among other homeless people?

How privileged a sarcastic question, an insult, implied and meant.

I am just myself. He is not an expert. When I sincerely believed someone, I thought that the homeless needed help. If I felt safe, I gave him the time to help, maybe just kindly for the night. I have talked to self-described homeless people, some would say that I will mentally do it, others quite intelligent and who do not want a home. I'm not saying everything. Only a few, seemingly rational, did not want a house and were fine, except for a little money.

I don't help with cardboard sign holders. I help those who don't even ask for help. I never do ch

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How privileged a sarcastic question, an insult, implied and meant.

I am just myself. He is not an expert. When I sincerely believed someone, I thought that the homeless needed help. If I felt safe, I gave him the time to help, maybe just kindly for the night. I have talked to self-described homeless people, some would say that I will mentally do it, others quite intelligent and who do not want a home. I'm not saying everything. Only a few, seemingly rational, did not want a house and were fine, except for a little money.

I don't help with cardboard sign holders. I help those who don't even ask for help. I never do charity for recognition. My wife and children witnessed how I stopped the car, locked the doors, went out to speak with a woman going through donation boxes and bags outside a closed Salvation Army store. He really looked homeless, he wanted warmer clothes, that's all. I went back to my car, I always have 2 sets of keys so 1 set I left with my wife, (I am really security conscious) I took out my wool sweater and gave it to her. The sweater was a worthy garment, but I am blessed. That and $ 5, a liter of water, and a ton of gratitude. She never asked for money and I asked her if she would come back later if I could take her to the homeless shelter. She does not.

Some want help, others ask for help. Some are too mentally ill to know if they want help. Some just want to be left alone knowing their choice.

Many of the cardboard stands have houses. Some do not. I sat outside a retail store near a traffic intersection and saw the cardboard holders whose signs said homeless, etc. I smoke so simply by walking the dog that I spoke to some who didn't realize I recognized them.

They said enough that they clearly needed additional income. I don't mean a car loaded with clothes or old and rusty cars, but nice ones. Not all, just the few I spoke to.

Then I met homeless people who wanted to work for food. As a truck driver, from time to time I had to unload the trailer by hand onto the pallets supplied by the warehouse. Hard work and ardent work worth paying someone $ 50 to help me. Some were so good that I asked them why they were homeless, clearly able to work, sober, and it was their choice. No rule works when they feel like it.

Homeless people are similar to homeless in the sense that there are all types, from honest and hardworking people to outright scams, crazy, unlucky, and native victims. Some do not want rules or restrictions and choose to live hard.

Approximately 45% of the homeless population works. 8% of them work full time.

So you could say that most of them spend their money on drugs and alcohol. Some do that.

However, I was homeless for a long time and hardly ever drank alcohol. Just a beer after work.

So, I was earning an income, but it wasn't enough to allow me to come out of homelessness. By the way, the main cause of homelessness is the lack of affordable housing.

There is this intolerance against the homeless. Sometimes it involves the idea that homeless people are just lazy.

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Approximately 45% of the homeless population works. 8% of them work full time.

So you could say that most of them spend their money on drugs and alcohol. Some do that.

However, I was homeless for a long time and hardly ever drank alcohol. Just a beer after work.

So, I was earning an income, but it wasn't enough to allow me to come out of homelessness. By the way, the main cause of homelessness is the lack of affordable housing.

There is this intolerance against the homeless. Sometimes it comes down to the idea that homeless people are simply too lazy to work long enough to get out of homelessness.

So I ask you, if working was the best way to end homelessness, then why are there college professors who are homeless?

They obviously have work. Right?

Or why are people who are working and have been injured and cannot continue to work not continue to pay their rent?

What I am saying is that having a job will not always prevent a person from becoming homeless. Ask some of the people who lost their jobs during the great recession.

Or maybe the people who were laid off or their workplace had to close.

Think about it. Do you think each owner is going to leave a little slack for everyone who lost their jobs? They earn their income by collecting the money from the rent.

Can you guess what can happen to a person when they can't pay their bills?

In regards to homeless people who complain about other homeless people. I suggest you check into your local homeless shelter for at least a week.

Then you will have the facts instead of the opinions.

Just to clarify: an opinion can be described like this: blue is the best color of all time.

You can argue about those kinds of beliefs.

A fact can be described as: Fire is hot. That can be argued to the point where people are burned by fire.

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