1. Lacking enough money to live comfortably in a society.
2. (of a place) Inhabited by people without sufficient money: “a poor area”. More » Wikipedia – Dictionary.com – Answers.com – Merriam-Webster
Really? Don’t you think it is a little more complicated than MONEY!? Or an “area” where these “Pitiful” people live!?
When did it start “costing” to live? The original cost was labor, but it was your own labor (what you did for yourself and/or others, with your own hands, feet and mind, for the good of yourself and/or others), not something you sold, for slave wages.
“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins
“When survival or mere subsistence is at stake, a society can focus only on the overwhelming needs of the moment, and questions of meaningful work and leisure are considered purely academic. But we believe that the world has enough wealth to move all of humanity above survival and subsistence.”
– Alfonso Montuori & Isabella Conti, From Power to Partnership: Creating the Future of Love, Work, and Community
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