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poverty

2014

Quote: Mike Monteiro
·109 words·1 min
Quotes feels poverty economics human condition culture
Every night, homeless people construct their nightly shelters outside the Quaker meeting house. Quakers will not make you leave. And have a high level of empathy. A few weeks ago I was walking home and there was a woman, a homeless woman, setting up a space.

2008

The sting of poverty
·87 words·1 min
Articles economics philosophy poverty psychology
This is an interesting article covering an theory advanced by Charles Karelis that traditional economic theories don’t apply to the experience of the poor. The idea being that when living in poverty, "we see the world around us not in terms of goods to be consumed but as problems to be alleviated.