Much of the discussion around poverty centers on who is to blame.

“Few people believe that accidents or diseases have perpetrators,” writes Steven Pinker in Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress.”  

Yet “discussions of poverty consist mostly of arguments about whom to blame for it.” 

Wrong question, Steven believes.

Poverty “needs no explanation. In a world governed by entropy and evolution, it is the default … continue reading