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Curing Poverty

From the January 23, 1904 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

The Boston Evening News

It has come to be generally recognized by those who have made a study of poverty that economics alone is not enough to explain the poor who are always with us. The unthinking regard poverty as the result, as it were, of a chance throw of the dice of ill luck, fate, misfortune, and countless other indefinite things which persistently overlook the vital thing, which is the personal equation.