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What are we ready to do to eradicate poverty?

Does our comfortable life depend on other people's poverty? A worker in Bangladesh is paid 18 cents per hour so we can have the clothes we need. Of course, retailers' profit margins can be up to 500% or more. Decide to pay more and/or companies to reduce their profits, would definitely help a lot with eradicating poverty, but are we willing to do it?

This is just an examples, of course, A more general question would be: are we ready to make sacrifices to eradicate poverty? If yes, what kind of sacrifices would you make (or maybe you made already)?


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    Jun 23 2013: i think that many people are willing to make sacrifices to help raise others out of poverty. there will always be those who believe that poverty is the fault of the poor people themselves.

    unfortunately, i also think that corporations and governments are not prepared to reduce profit margins or limit profiteering in order to eradicate poverty.
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      Jun 24 2013: .
      Actually, people need not "make sacrifice"
      if they know what invalid (harmful) happiness is.

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