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Opposite of poverty

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Was listening to a PBS promo for Bill Moyers:

    "The opposite of poverty is not wealth -
    the opposite of poverty is justice."

    Thoughts?
     
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    I'd guess Moyer equates poverty with injustice.
    Biblically this is not true.
    There were some very righteous and faithful people that lived in poverty.

    Although many today are poor due to a variety of circumstances, I think poverty today is often closely associated with ignorance and sloth.

    Rob
     
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    The opposite of poverty to a liberal is Marxism.
     
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    Sounds like a bunch of liberal pseudo-intellectual bovine excrement coming from one who has been educated beyond his IQ!!:sleep:
     
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    Indeed they do
     
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