We all have things we care about. We all know of needs we want to help fill. Likely, we all get frustrated because we just don’t have the resources to do all we want to do.
May I suggest that, if you’re reading this, you would care about the following things, and if more people would focus their charitable donations on these, a great difference for the better could be made.
I’ll propose what I find to be the needs that are the most worthy in the realms of politics, religion & literacy, and living well.
In politics, we live in an era where perhaps the greatest political need has arisen from the emergence of a new Puritan class of righteous elites, who set our cultural guidelines and persecute those who dare dissent. This is a time of stifling conformity, paired with punishment for any who refuse to worship at the right altar.
Free speech is dying.
You might suggest that the physical threat of terrorism, or the more domestic threat of unsustainable debt, for example, are more dangerous than the almost existential desire for free speech.
You would be wrong. While other issues have massive consequences which can be seen easily, the cowing of individuals portends even more damage in the long run.