I don't understand. Liberals have this common view that things in society should be shared and no one person is responsible for their success. Yet it seems on a personal level they are selfish and tied to greed just as much so supposedly as the conservatives they mock.
Originally Posted by 'busa
You offended your own dignity.
Well, our circle of friends didn't want to give up doing fun things that require a bit of money and we didn't want to exclude our friend either. We solved it by treating out friend to a beer every once in a while. This gesture has since paid us back in dividends, both in terms of material things like beer and immaterial concepts like friendship and good stories.
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