Another reason to emerge economic inequality in Sub-Saharan countries is external shocks such as fluctuating exchange rates and decreasing trade. Some Sub-Saharan countries' incomes generally depend on trades; external shocks cause low incomes that affect to emerge economic inequa... ... middle of paper ... ...roviding well educational system in the those countries that undergo an unpleasant circumstance. Works Cited "Six out of the 10 most unequal countries worldwide were in Sub-Saharan Africa." rural areas (56.9%), compared to urban areas (49.6%)." "the percentage of the population is poor in poverty causes some diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa such as, AIDS, STDs, and HIV "Within the last decade, many sub-Saharan countries have been hit by adverse trends in commodity terms of trade and external shocks such as higher oil prices, fluctuating exchange rates, and higher interest rates."
His skills and knowledge of the sea provide a positive influence for the young boy to become a great fisherman someday. Throughout the constant struggle between Santiago and the fish, he is forced to prove his skills as a fisherman and conduct his discipline to retain his manhood. Santiago’s moral dilemma he faces to converse with the sea regards a large mysterious marlin. From the time the old man hooks the great fish to when he finally captures him; Santiago faces the hardest of adversity that reflects his age and discipline with his stamina to push his own limits. His entire journey amasses conflicts that lead to his own suffering.
Singer’s Practical Ethics St. Augustine once stated, “The superfluities of the rich are the necessities of the poor. When you possess in excess, you possess what belongs to the poor” (Church 3). This quotation expresses that the less fortunate in our world deserve to own a part of all the excess luxuries that are owned by the more wealthy people. Therefore, anything beyond the necessities of life can be considered something that the poor should retain. This idea is very similar to that of Peter Singer, who contends that the injustice of people who live in abundance while others starve is morally inexcusable.
The Social Problems of Poverty and Wealth The economy in the United States is undoubtedly unequally distributed and unstable. Social stratification, the society’s categorization of people in a hierarchy, is to blame for this. Americans subscribe to the perception that everyone should be placed in a certain group for their financial status; high class, meaning the wealthy individuals, or the lower class, the individuals suffering from poverty. Both social classes’ contribute negatively to the people involved. Wealthier communities experience emotional downfalls and isolation while the poverty stricken communities by decreasing their life chances for being successful and even their length of life.
For example, foreign aid can be wasted because of corruption, since it is hard to verify how how the government manage expenses. However, wealthy nations should provide foreign aid in order to decrease the number of starving population, but financial aid can be corrupted by the government, so they should give specific supplies to poor countries such as food aid, military aid, and loans. Giving funds, services, and goods from one nation to another, are called foreign aid, help poor countries to survive through calamities. Furthermore, the United States provides most of foreign aids about 180 needy nations such as Middle East and Africa ,that spend about 50 billion dollars annually (2013). Donor nations offer not only financial but also commodities, technical advice, and training.
Some aspects that come into play are oppression of women, illiteracy and governmental corruption (547). The problem is incredibly hard to solve because of the simple fact that the world is not one globally connected country, but many different countries linked together by borders, but separate on terms of economic and social structure. For instance, the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) in the U.S. in 2012 was around 15.6 trillion dollars compared to the Marshall Islands at 187 million dollars (548). That is a large gap. Many of the richer countries across the world do allocate money to alleviate poverty in poorer countries.
There are many different opinions about the so-called “vicious circle of poverty”. Many economists have their opinions about this topic. One of them is Ranger Nurkse. In his“Problems of Capital Formation in Underdeveloped Countries”, he wrote that: “Vicious circle of poverty is the basic cause of under-development of poor countries”. It was explained briefly by: “a country is poor because it is poor” or “Because it is poor, the country does not develop; because it does not develop, it remains poor”.
One's position on this social class ladder has a major impact on the life one lives (Henslin 191). "Biological poverty refers to malnutrition and starvation" (Henslin 193). This type of poverty is when one does not have access to enough food, shelter, and clothing. But there is also relative poverty which is just comparing the how well off the different social classes are (Henslin 193). In some nations they have an official poverty line, which is the amount of income that giv... ... middle of paper ... ... known as HUD.
The reason being is that because rich people have an excess of money they might spend it on sinful things such as drugs, gambling and prostitution. "And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they have riches enter into the kingdom of God". Mark 10:23 Jesus is telling his disciples that by just being rich you will not enter heaven. You have to be caring and giving to enter heaven. This quote also backs up Jesus' teachings on wealth and poverty.