Why We Love Blaming Poor People For Being Poor

If we can find a way to blame a person for their suffering then we can justify the suffering.

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I wrote a post yesterday on how I survived on $800 a month at various points in my adult life. The purpose of the post was not to romanticize being poor nor was it to complain. I am poor but I still love my life. These things are not mutually exclusive. Still, I believe it is important that…