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Why poor people are lazy?
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What you have done here (and possibly you did it to create some lively conversation) is make a sweeping generalism that simply isn't true. Certainly not in every case. People are poor for a variety of socio-economic factors and to suggest that laziness is a defining prerequisite for lack of wealth is wrong.  Oftentimes people have many disadvantages that make it difficult for them to climb the social ladder to a point where they can be considered anything other than poor. For example if you are born in an area where there is lack of access to education or employment it can become an almost insurmountable task to overcome the odds and make a decent standard of living. Perhaps people are held back by circumstances such as family, abusive parents or possibly parents that ask them to stay home to help out and thus they never have the chance to move past the economic situation they are in. The external factors are sometimes just too distracting, often through no fault of their own, for them to really ever have a chance to progress.  

Lets take the country of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The country, due in large part to political unrest, has the unenviable position of being considered the poorest county in the world. Their projected GDP per capita is USD 475 in 2019. This would make a great majority of the people within the country categorised as 'poor'  by most peoples standards. Does that mean that the vast majority of the people in DPRC are lazy, I don't think so. They've had a hard time due to political factors that are almost completely out of their control and with a lack of jobs, proper infrastructure and dwindling domestic production the opportunity to break that cycle must be truly minimal.

How about Yemen? currently ranked the 5th poorest country in the world, despite sharing a border with one of the most oil rich countries in the world Saudi Arabia. Yemen has been at the centre of a civil war that has created a massive humanitarian crisis, basic services like sewerage and water are on the verge of complete collapse and masses of the population has been displaced by the conflict. You could hardly call a person displaced by civil war lazy, a person who has only the clothes on their back and therefore would surely meet the criteria for 'poor'. They are merely victims of circumstance and i believe this is often the case with the poor.

I hope this answers your question.

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Not all poor people are lazy and it is a ridiculously stupid question and statement. How can you say such a thing when you don't know anything about other peoples lives.

It has nothing to do with your finances regarding whether you are lazy or not. I know many rich people who haven't worked very hard and are extremely lazy. The same can be said about some poor people.

It boils down to life circumstances and opportunities.I think a poor person will most likely miss any opportunity to better themselves because of finances. Most things today cost money to do anything.

A wealthy person with money could pay someone t do their dirty work which could also be seen as being lazy. Just making a statement like that is I think a little unfair and naive.

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 It is an misconception that poor people are lazy, Laziness have no any relation with Poor or Rich. Money is biggest motivator as compare to any other thing, this could be one reason that poor people are lazy because they have no source to earn money.  

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Being poor is first a mindset and before you can have that mindset you have to first culture it indirectly. Laziness is really a by-product of a faulted mentality and mindset. Once people start thinking poverty automatically they start thinking laziness and failure, That's just it. Laziness comes from a successful series of unhealthy mindset.

Thank you.

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