(Engage) – In this thought-provoking TedTalk, historian Rutger Bregman defies the general notion that impoverished people and communities are so because they make stupid decisions. “We, the rich, should stop pretending we know best,” Bregman says. He asserts his belief that things could be different is people get access to a basic income.
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.