Poverty And Its Effects On The Society

1777 WordsOct 15, 20168 Pages
Poverty is an inherent adjective that must be associated with socialism. There has always been a desire to extinguish poverty and craft an equal and fraternal society in the socialist agenda (Luxemburgo, 1976). Unfortunately, with the idea of nationalized equality and the eradication of the social evil that poverty represents, the proponents of this social system have sought to abolish consumerism and the flow of goods that citizens experience by extinguishing consumption and limiting resources (Miller, 2001). The overarching principle of this abrupt extinction is the corruption summoned by materialism. Since the bourgeoisie is inherently greedy and corrupt, and the proletariat is inherently defenseless against the unsolicited class distinction, the necessary solution is the elimination of the consumer culture and the establishment of an impoverished society that permits the liberation of the oppressed and the annulment of the oppressor. As R. Luxemburg stated in one of her writings, the emancipation of the populace must be aided by the clergy, for they hold the faith as the dearest thing and hope to see the citizens understand the fraternal and equal love found in socialism (Luxemburgo, 1976). Is in this exact location, where the laity meets the new social order, that the church comes in. However, the socialist aspiration for the religious institutions to be joint with the government never comes to fruition. The clerics exhort the proletariat to abstain from fighting,
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