Developed countries should should give money to undeveloped country for their development

August 10, 2015, 11:28 am

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The debate "Developed countries should should give money to undeveloped country for their development" was started by PranavArora on August 10, 2015, 11:28 am. 36 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 12 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

PranavArora posted 1 argument, PsychDave posted 1 argument to the agreers part.


PranavArora, wayneSPEC, sloanstar1000, PsychDave, atheist20, ibrahim, preet, Edson, Yuki_Amayane, MUNNER, The_lamp, Musstta, kittrapper, Mil, countrybumpkin, sidhant, AmnisJonas, pajrc1234, zoeclare7 and 17 visitors agree.
sabrina, desght, historybuff, steady_current and 8 visitors disagree.

There are two possible reasons I can think of.

I almost disagreed because while it's definitely a good thing to help developing nations, I don't feel that developed countries are obligated to do so. For the developing country the aid helps build their economy and can save lives depending on how bad the conditions are, but for the developed country there are no real benefits other than preventing feeling guilty because you are not helping.

The other possibility is because aid money sometimes comes with strings attached. The money helps on the short term but if it comes with trade concessions or resource rights it can do long term damage. This is to say nothing of the times when aid has concealed covert action like undermining or overthrowing a government that is not friendly enough to the country giving aid (the US has done this a few times).

4 years, 3 months ago

I don't know why people are disagreeing with it because by giving money it will only help the people as well as the economy of the country.

4 years, 3 months ago
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