Enlightened self-interest (was Re: Commie Nonsense)

From: Brian D Williams (talon57@well.com)
Date: Wed Jun 14 2000 - 11:37:23 MDT

>From: Brian D Williams <talon57@well.com>

>Here's a fun game, especially if you have children. Next time you
>go to the grocery store, bring them along and tell them they can
>have ten dollars to buy food for the hungry. Let them scamper
>around and price things out, and discuss their choices with them.

>One time my nieces (I'm single) found 20lb bags of rice for a bit
>over 5 bucks each, I extended the amount to 11 dollars and they
>bought two. Another time they bought bread on sale, and an amazing
>amount of generic peanut butter and jelly. The fun part is after
>comparing the prices they switched their own consumption to the
>less expensive brands.

I should have added that their selections are donated, normally to
an in store bin placed there for that purpose (greater Chicago food

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