Today, I’m going to reflect upon a subject about which most of us feel extreme discomfort. It’s a subject that we’d rather put on hold so we can think more upbeat, “positive” thoughts. It’s a subject that involves many disturbing aspects of how humanity creates and maintains today’s version of civilization. It’s a subject that I can only glimpse at briefly in this post. It’s a subject of which I only had short, real-life experiences.
Mohandas K. Gandhi said, “Poverty is the worst form of violence.” The statement begs analysis.
Overall, poverty has political causes in as much as famine is a human caused problem. Left to our own devices, we people can find a way to not only survive, but to thrive. I posit that people wish to improve their living situations, but we sometimes suffer setbacks due to variables in weather and resource availability. We still maintain the…
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