“Poverty is more than deprivation,

October 2, 2017 § Leave a comment

it is a state of constant want and acute misery whose ignominy consists in its dehumanizing force; poverty is abject because it puts men under the absolute dictate of necessity as all men know it from their most intimate experience and outside all speculations.”[58]

Arendt, On Revolution, pp. 59-60.

The Wonder of the World: Hannah Arendt, G. K. Chesterton and Ecological Populism by Richard Gill

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