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Health Care vs. Wealth Care: The Great American Conflict of 2010

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The conflicting arguments regarding Health Care Reform from the primary political parties appear to remain caught in two areas of concern. One side is concerned about the human capital regarding Health Care and the other is concerned about the financial capital regarding Wealth Care. Both are quite legitimate concerns. However only one can get enough resources to produce a successful resolve at a time. Therefore I wish to help by sharing a method that we teach in our workshops for solution driven charitable organizations. Once they have listed the problems that they believe are crucial to meeting their own goals and objectives We guide them through the task of focusing on a single problem to address first. We instruct them to imagine that there are two people standing in front of you. One person is suffers from problem A and the other is suffering from problem B. Now realizing that you only have the resources to address one problem at a time, you must choose which problem you are most compelled to fix first. Keep in mind that you can plan to address the other one at another time. In our workshops, people tend to chose the one with which they have personally suffered or have personally shared in someone else having suffered in that area. Choosing between the issue of Health Care vs. Wealth Care appears to be quite similar. People that passionately express concern about the financial strain that could result in health care reform are truly concerned with the suffering caused by what they believe could lead to economic ruin. At the same time, those who are just as passionate about health care reform are just as concerned about the critical lack of affordable medical attention and adequate treatment that could lead to permanent ailments and loss of lives. It would be interesting to poll Americans given the scenarios and questions above to uncover which problem America should address first- Health Care or Wealth Care? This program explores those questions.