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Unformatted text preview: product, or perform a task for a person then there is no reason for them to try and do anything on their own because they come to expect someone else to be there to do it for them whether it be paid for or it be something they deem “deserved” from some higher authority. I believe a prime example of this is the welfare system. While some people do legitimately use the welfare system others have learned that it is something they can depend on. Also the ability of Americans to pay people to provide services such as cleaning, cooking, and childcare, has taken away from the feeling of necessity of having it done. Yes, while some if this is a factor of convenience a lot of it is also a factor of laziness....
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- Spring '08
- Unemployment, person, Samuel Smiles, Thrift Samuel Smiles, Emily White Humanities