Poverty and wealth

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what is the definition of poverty?
is a situation of need often occuring when a persons income falls below the poverty line
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what is the north/south divide?
north means fewer people living below the poverty line but south means more people living below the poverty line.
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what is relative poverty?
to have the basics you need to survive, but to be poor in comparison to others in your country
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what is absolute poverty?
to be so poor you dont have the basics to survive
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some causes of poverty?
illness. natural disasters. war. disease, lack of jobs. no health care.
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what is unfair trade?
leads to poverty because people/workers aren't payed a fair price for what they are selling
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what is exploitation?
to take advantage of someone/thing that is weaker than you in order for you to gain.
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what is debt?
the state of owing money
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what is fair trade?
fair price for the product/service provided
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quotes to support poverty and wealth?
"whoever has money never has money enough, whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income" "for the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil"
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why would christians help?
"love thy neighbour" "help those in need" good samaritians. jesus helped people. god is good and wants people to be good, it says so in the bible.
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how do christians help?
set up charities. give up time, help those in need. donate clothes, money etc.
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the parable of the sheep quote?
"whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me"
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why do christians see caring as important?
Parable of the sheep and goats. love thy neighbour. follow the example of jesus
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christian charities and what each one does?
CAFOD: food and clean water, finds them homes, rice banks, work produce reduce. Christian aid: build new homes, free treatmeant to HIV testing.
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positive uses of money?
charities, essentials, taxes
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negative uses of money?
gambling, drugs, prostitution, hiring a hipman
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quotes?
"you cannot serve both god and money" "for the love of money is the root to all kinds of evil"
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how do christians use their money?
caring for family and others. against using money for what they consider as morally wrong.
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definition of gambling?
play games of chance for money:to bet
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what do church of engliand and catholic church believe about gambling?
it can lead to damage if a person is neglecting their responsibilities or if it becomes an addiction.
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what do some christians believe about gambling?
it is always wrong and a waste of money
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what is the north/south divide?

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what is relative poverty?

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what is absolute poverty?

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some causes of poverty?

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