A New Way of Humanising the World
2.1 A Way of Humanizing the World? Reviewing the popular theory of Jeffrey Sachs: a synopsis of his work: “the end of poverty – how we can make it happen in our lifetime”12 The main core of Jeffrey Sachs’ argument is that the issue of Poverty is as old as Humanity. But who are at the centre and at the edge of the Poverty-question of Sachs? Who are the real poor, the marginalized of the Society? How can we clas- sify them? In spite of the excessive affluence of some, why are most people poor in our World today? And worst of all why are most people poor below the poverty line even in the so-called mineral resource, well-endowed Countries in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia? In spite of human efforts to end poverty through history and by different programs of the United Nations inter alia, what are the factors responsible for this unending cankerworm call Poverty that has eaten deep into the bone marrow of our post-modern society with its ‘sensibilities and insensibil- ities,’13 to borrow the phase of Paul Lakeland? There is no end to a lot of questions that could be raised in this area of pov- erty-issue. In spite of many theories hatched through seminars, conference and workshops etc. Is there any concrete solution to ‘the end of poverty?” And how can we make it happen in our lifetime as Jeffrey Sachs titled his book? It is in the light of the finding a concrete...
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