2. "It's not what you do, but how much love you do it with." (Mother Teresa)
2. It allows the social structures which are responsible for creating the situation of need to continue unchallenged.
3. It salves the conscious of those who could affect change, both the givers and receivers.
4. Charitable organizations frequently pay large salaries to administrators, no taxes on large accruing funds and act as fronts for corporations which are supportive of the existing social order.