"The gears of poverty, ignorance, hopelessness and low self-esteem interact to create a kind of perpetual failure machine that grinds down dreams from generation to generation. We all bear the cost of keeping it running." ~ Carl Sagan
Poverty and inequality: Two of the most socially paralysing inherent flaws within the current socio-economic paradigm. In the words of Gandhi, "Poverty is the worst form of violence." This quote is not to be taken lightly. It is far more than a mere ethical philosophy.