“For myself, I want no advantage over my fellow man, and if he is weaker than I, all the more is it my duty to help him.” —Eugene V. Debs
Wow. Stories like this remind me to be glad that I am not a member of some online communities. Your first paragraph (after the quotes) described exactly how I encountered The Wild Blue and the Grey as well; Sanders will always be just a good writer to me.
World hunger, child abuse, war, poverty, the selling of women and children for sexual exploitation, human rights abuses on a massive scale, genocide, overpopulation, world-wide ecological disasters, and people get their knickers/boxers/tighty whities in a knot/bundle/wad over this?
Welcome to the internet!