Friday, February 11, 2011

Pearls of Wisdom 5

The disposition to admire, and almost worship the rich and powerful and... neglect persons of poor and mean condition... is the great and most universal cause of the corruption of our moral sentiments.

Adam Smith More unequal countries have worse social indicators, a poorer human development record, and higher degrees of economic insecurity and anxiety.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

1 comment:

Alexandre said...

In spite of the Latin America new "tigers", the region does not seem very well positioned on the poverty and inequality agenda. But thanks to Saint Lula da Silva, the situation is moving in the right direction in the largest of them all, Brazil