That’s the problem with the world today: people have the capability to imagine that other people don’t exist, especially those that we don’t want to exist like the homeless and the disenfranchised.
How many of you make eye contact with the guy on the street corner holding a sign? It’s easy to rationalize that he’s scamming people and making $75,000 a year (tax-free) and he should get “honest work” like you and me. This might well be! Or it could also be what it looks like.