Posts Tagged ‘greece’

Yes, now pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs are “disabled” & can get paid for it!!! But that’s not all, pyromaniacs, compulsive gamblers, fetishists and sadomasochists are also in on the “disability” fiasco. Note the blog subtitle “observing wordly wisdom unravel” – observe it & think about it.

ATHENS (AP) — Disability groups in Greece expressed anger on Monday at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs.

The National Confederation of Disabled People, calling the action “incomprehensible,” said that pedophiles could be eligible for a higher disability pay than some people who had received organ transplants.

The Labor Ministry said the categories added to the expanded list — that also includes pyromaniacs, compulsive gamblers, fetishists and sadomasochists — were included for purposes of medical assessment and used as a gauge for allocating financial assistance.

But leader of the disability group, Yiannis Vardakastanis, who is blind, warned that the new list could create difficulties for disabled Greeks who are already facing benefit cuts because of the financial crisis.

“What’s happened is incomprehensible,” he said. “I think there is some big mistake. The ministry should have a different policy on disability. The list contains major changes to disability quotients, which could effectively remove many people from access to benefits.”

The new list gives pyromaniacs and pedophiles disability pay up to 35 percent, compared to 80 percent for heart transplant recipients.

Source: NY Times

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Budget failures in several nations (Greece, Italy), what does it tell us? Cutting $1.2 trillion from American budget by decision doesn’t seem to work – maybe by default (across the board cut) will.

Also, Spanish government failure. Average of 21% unemployment and for ages 20-25 years 47%. I thought Africa had bad numbers. What is wrong with the younger generation? Is it their fault? …likely more to do the parents & popular culture.

This post doesn’t try hard to fit these trends into the ‘stack trace trend line’, but you can be sure that all this fits. In a culture that doesn’t understand the “morality of debt” or “if anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat” these things should not be too surprising. The Bible tells us where this trajectory will lead.

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