"I think Reagan's policies were right. He got the economy going in the 80's."
-William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard
What universe are these people from? Saying that Reaganomics were good for America is like saying that Imperialism was good for England.
Selfless giving is one of the central concepts of Zen. It should be the central concept in any relationship. There is no quid pro quo between true friends, there is only thanks and generosity. It's good advice.