Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TPPF Poverty/Prosperity Summit: Poverty and it's Causes (Luncheon Keynote)

"Open your mouth, judge righteously,
And plead the cause of the poor and needy."
Proverbs 31:9

 Stephen F. Austin Hotel -- TPPF's summit on Prosperity and Poverty continues; Father Robert Siricio is the Luncheon Keynote speaker:

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

  • Prosperity is the most important tool to alleviate poverty.
    • Charity good, prosperity more important.
    • The mundane, work-a-day, world of work.
  • Giving stuff away hurts local entrepreneurs
    • At a minimum, means test.
  • We have to respect the dignity of the poor and govt. welfare doesn't do that.
  • Move from aid to enterprise, poverty alleviation to wealth creation, dependency to productivity.
  • At some point, we're gonna hit a critical mass.

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