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130 Post author: Yvain 24 December 2010 09:26PM

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Comment author: Mqrius 07 January 2013 10:58:26PM *  1 point [-]

Not quite the same scenario, but close: often when I'm considering donating to some charity, there's a reminder in the back of my head that if I were to truly support this charity I would donate a much larger amount. This isn't a happy thought, it generates conflict: there's another part of me that doesn't like spending large amounts of money. Thus, I often donate nothing at all.

I'm still working on this conflict.