|Professor and activist Dr. Cornell West at Occupy DC rally where he was arrested in October. Photo credit: AP and Facebook.|
What does the above signify?
Do you agree with Dr. West? Is poverty the worst of all violence?
What might Dr. West mean by holding the sign?
Does a person resort to crime more if he or she is desperately poor?
Is there an emotional violence that occurs within those who are without basic shelter, food and healthcare?
What, in your opinion is the central cause of continual poverty? Furthermore, does that cause qualify as a kind of violence?
More on this in Part 2
Until then... roll on in peace.