This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Deborah Stone in her book "The Samaritan's Dilemma: Should Government Help your Neighbor?". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Deborah Stone's book. Stone argues that democracy does not depend on self-interest but on altruism.
He believes that when the government helps citizens, they will want to help the government.