This is attributed to the fact that acedia clogs the initiative of a human being to form, uphold and practice his virtues, particularly charity from which acedia directly opposes.
This opposition could grow stronger if a person refuses to rekindle away from inertia, just as what Isaac Watts said, “Love so amazing, so divine, demands myself, my life, my all,” acedia directly contradicts this requisite to love due to its filthy nature.
Given such, it is now generally assumed that poverty could not be eliminated because of its relativity, but its extreme condition can be alleviated.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that absolute poverty is living below the $1.25 poverty line.
Poverty, in its intrinsic nature is more of a social disease.
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That is, the poor has the mind-set that will not anymore recover from their current status, and that in practicing such mind-set, they lose their drive and motivation, rely on vices such as alcohol, drugs and smoking and other short-term and also budget draining remedies.
Instead of doing that, maybe they could limit their bottle count‖ to half, and save that cut portion for their everyday budget (Figure 1).
The foregoing paradigm illustrates how the poverty line starts from the bottom of the pyramid.
That is, more Filipinos are dug deep into the poverty threshold.
Even the recent data from the National Statistics and Coordination Board which shows that it only needs Ph P 4869 for a family to stay out of hunger and Ph P 7,017 to avoid poverty – is still, unfortunately, not met and reached by majority of the Filipinos.