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Posted by: Gee ( si ) on October 11, 1999 at 18:38:39:

In Reply to: Applause posted by Lark on October 11, 1999 at 17:27:20:

: Well done Gee, you big old RED.

I'm a schizophrenic. No i'm not.

: Poverty is always relative,

Whilst I understand that people here discuss poverty as relative, hence I thought I would point it out to the poster, I myself find it hard to accept.

I would find an absolute 'line' far more credible, lest someone with only one house and two cars be considered to be in a state of poverty at some point in the future. You see what I mean? Relative to last weeks state lotto winner I am in a state of poverty - but thats nonsense really, it says only that I am relatively less well off - it says nothing about my ability to access food, shelter and medicine.

See what I mean Lark?

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