Poverty and Ethics

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Poverty: a never ending cycle of American disappointment. There are many reasons why poverty is so prominent: the corrupt government, education systems, the never-ending circle, the materialized world, and the morality of it all. Throughout time, people have stumbled among the dilemma of helping or ignoring. We often stumble on the questions, “How do we fix this issue? Can we? Would we?”. Everyone has his or her own opinion on the topic, but does that change the morality of it? Poverty is a very controversial issue in America, but when broken down into causes and solutions it is actually very simple. The circle of poverty is one main issue in today’s society. How does one climb out go the deep dark despair of deprived people? The American Dream may not even be reachable because of the judgmental views of society. The character of Gatsby from the book The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a prime example of society’s impact on somebody. In the book, the upper class are shown as cruel and heartless people. No matter how a poor person pulls themselves out of depression ...

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  • Explains that poverty is a never-ending cycle of american disappointment. it's caused by corrupt government, education systems, materialized world, and morality.
  • Analyzes how the circle of poverty is one of the main issues in today's society.
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