Friday, 8 December 2017

Quote of the Day: Poverty & pioneers


"Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances that permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work
of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority
is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty.
    "This is known as 'bad luck'.”
~ Robert Heinlein
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