22425, RE: The real problem with poor people is...|
Posted by k_orr, Mon Aug-14-00 06:16 AM
>I'm not saying that poor people
>do not make sacrifices. Quote
>me correctly now. I said,
>you (in general) have to
So can I then assume that some people remain poor because they don't make sacrifices.
And most people
>(generally speaking) tend to live
>beyond their means. We dont
>know how to prioritize.
Let me ask the question in a different manner.
In your opinion, is lack of prioritization of resources an important issue among poor people?
A corollary, if we could tweak the value system of poor people, could we help them not be so resource-poor.
>Again, It all
>boils down to hard work,
>and somtimes we ARE afraid
I will submit that no amount of "hard work" can help poor people.
>It's time we start doing
>for ourselves, and stop depending
>on other people to open
I agree with that.