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Benevolent billionaires - why do they do it?

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What possesses people who spend half their lives accumulating a fortune to decide to give much of it away?
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Ms Howard's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:34 PM

Is giving and helping only about making some else's life better and making you feel good? Could science play a part????

Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 18, 2013 9:38 PM
I guess i could understand why they would do this. they have made all this money, and they may not have any great need for it, so instead of wasting it on useless possessions and diamond rings, the put the money to good use. Giving other people hope is a great way to use your money, especially if you have a lot of it to handle!
Anakin Williams's curator insight, May 22, 2014 12:19 AM

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Benevolent billionaires - why do they do it?

Benevolent billionaires - why do they do it? | benevolence | Scoop.it
What possesses people who spend half their lives accumulating a fortune to decide to give much of it away?
Ms Howard's insight:

Is giving and helping only about making some else's life better and making you feel good? Could science play a part????

more...
Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 18, 2013 9:38 PM
I guess i could understand why they would do this. they have made all this money, and they may not have any great need for it, so instead of wasting it on useless possessions and diamond rings, the put the money to good use. Giving other people hope is a great way to use your money, especially if you have a lot of it to handle!
Anakin Williams's curator insight, May 22, 2014 12:19 AM

hi