Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. This text presents a different way to view our responsibilities to others. What is the organizing principle here?
2. What is this source adding to our understanding of who we should help and how to help?
3. What do you think about the idea of forcing someone to give? Why do you think Maimonides emphasizes this aspect?
4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of forcing someone to give? What would happen if there was a requirement for every student at your college to participate in a trip like this, or to do volunteer service in your campus community?