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Sunday, 8 December 2013

Greeks and Giving; Charity and Hospitality



The least generous country or the most hospitable and welcoming?

It depends what you set out to measure, and what value you place on different national traditions.

On the tradition of Philoxenia

Greece has a long tradition of benefactors, and of Red Cross volunteers, and the Greek Orthodox Church plays an important role in society. Different ways of doing things, not easily measured and compared with other national cultural traditions and approaches?

Related article, Huffington Post

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