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...be right in that some people may need guidance when it comes to making decisions in the lives. It is possible that there would not be any poverty if this were the case. However, people will always take into consideration what is best for them and their family no matter what anyone else tries to tell them. Additionally, it is possible that this is why Carlyle’s ideas did not become more popular among people. Everyone like democracy and the ability to vote for things that will help improve their lives.
Carlyle definitely has some interesting ideas. In an ideal world, it would be so simple to get rid of all inequality and discrimination in the world. However, it is not as simple as saying “we need better leaders.” There are so many things to consider before anything changes. Even today, these issues are still around and it seems as if it is a cycle that will never end.
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