Jun 8, 2011

Why Can’t More Poor People Escape Poverty?

Explanations from psychology, here, source:
Poverty may reduce free will, making it even harder for the poor to escape their circumstances.
But now, we may need to grapple with a new possibility: that poverty doesn’t simply reduce freedom by constraining an individual’s choices, but that it may actually alter the nature of freedom by reducing an individual’s willpower.

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