You should also consider that I've made a personal decision not to have kids until I am financially responsible enough to care for them.
Originally Posted by water bottle
Poverty of individuals and societies is a complex issue involving many dimensions. Don't limit it to dumb, narrow explanations.
not sure if this was also directed at me, but i agree
however, people are lazy and want to believe short anecdotal explanations of things because simple explanations are easy to understand and repeat
but hey- at least we have the minds to talk about this stuff; most people would rather ignore it, or dig in their heels and repeat simple minded explanations to keep from falling too deep into their thoughts