Talk:Entitlement mentality

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Entitlement mentality is a charge usually leveled at people who don't grasp the concepts of privileges and rights. People who are charged with having an entitlement mentality expect things because they are told that they qualify for those things that are given to them. If they weren't told they qualify, then they probably wouldn't expect anything.

While some criticisms against the military are unfounded, the military is not an organization that can do no harm.

Personal responsibility needs to, but frequently has not been taught. On the other hand, actions don't take place in a vacuum, so problems have an element that is not one's own fault.

It would be more accurate to say that there's an inability or difficulty to deduce the consequences of actions.

Usually people turn to the government for unemployment benefits because that government has told them that unemployment insurance is a thing. They don't usually do it instead of looking for a job, and generally do both at the same time. That is not to say that people don't exist that don't make an earnest effort to look for a job until unemployment benefits run out. But the unemployment system requires workers to look for work.

Some people assume that the 10th amendment's granting of powers to the States and to the people, protects certain rights not enumerated in the Constitution. Hackwrench (talk) 13:24, 13 August 2015 (EDT)