Media Type: Music Topic: Opportunity Cost

Alanis Morisette

This song asks a provocative question, how much should the affluent give back and what is their social responsibility to help the less fortunate? Morrisette asks us to think deeply about this question.

"How dare i rest on my laurels
How dare i ignore an outstreched hand
How dare i ignore a third world country
Is it my calling to keep on when i'm unable
And is it my job to be selfless extraodinairre
And my generosity has me disabled
By this my sense of duty to offer"

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