@andyjaggy,I think you have the right concept. The article isn't
slanted left or right, it's about getting people to be productive and
hence, working themselves up.Only one thing: it isn't the
people on the right who are blaming the poor for being poor, it's those on
the other side of the aisle accusing those on the right of blaming the poor for
Great work! It is certainly true that self-reliance is a major key--the idea
that I can do something that will make progress instead of waiting for someone
else (govt, relatives, non-profits, etc.) to make progress for me.Even if your first idea(s) don't work out as planned, the idea that
you're trying something means you're much more likely to eventually
And the fives ways to end poverty were?
What an excellent article. He knows what he is talking about and doesn't
revert to left vs right political talking points. If only we could have informed
discussions like this instead of the left yelling at us that we need to give
people more money for nothing, and the right yelling that it's their own
fault that they are poor.