Tag Archives: Middle-Class

Right In Front of Us

While it seems a lot of my friends are concerned about all the scandals going on in Washington, something is happening right in front of us that very few people notice, much less discuss, and that is the injustice aimed … Continue reading

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A Lack of Knowledge About Hidden Rules

This is part 9 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, and part 8. A simple definition of poverty … Continue reading

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A Lack of Financial Resources

This is part 2 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1. A simple definition of poverty is a lack of basic resources that … Continue reading

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The 47%

Margaret Thatcher is credited with saying, “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I whole-heartedly agree with that sentiment. Concerning capitalism, Talcott Parsons wrote in his forward to The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit … Continue reading

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Who Are the Poor? (part 2)

I did not intend to write a part two, but since my last blog, I have been thinking more and more about the question, Who are the poor? As stated in part 1, the poor are the people in our … Continue reading

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Spiritual Stratification

Every culture every society every group of people rank the members of their culture, society, or group into some sort of hierarchy. This ranking of categories of people is called social stratification. As a result, every culture, every society, and … Continue reading

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