I might interact with a pan handler on the street and give him cash. That generally speaking would seem like a moral and loving thing to do. However if that money is used to buy drugs that result in death from an overdose it was obviously not a benefit and was harmful.
Edited by Omnivorous, : No reason given.
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Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto. -Terence