Poverty Is The Worst Form Of Violence


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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