McKnight Reading Response

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Andrea Morris McKnight Reading Response 10/3/11 I thought that McKnight’s article “Why “Servanthood” is Bad” was very interesting. Being that I am very interested in working for a non-profit organization, many of which exist for the purpose of providing services, I have had a lot of experience volunteering at these types of organizations. His perspective on the problems associated with service being based on deficiencies was very new to me, and something that I had never really thought about. I do agree with him in the sense that segregating people based
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Unformatted text preview: on their deficiencies and not their capacities can be detrimental to the person, but sometimes there is no better way to address the issue. I also really value what he sees to be the iron rule for protecting yourself from being the agent of the devil in the middle of a church which is that you should not do something for people that they can do for themselves. This I think is so important when people are providing services for others because it can lead the person to be dependent on others for things that in reality they can do for themselves....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course COM DISC 350 taught by Professor Burnett during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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