The Quaker William Penn wrote a striking line on social justice that reaches to the very depths of our conscience, does it not?
"If thou art clean and warm, it is sufficient, for more doth rob the poor."
William Penn, from Some Fruits of Solitude
Think of how many of our luxuries and our weapons and our expenses in the United States could totally eradicate all poverty.
Several years ago, one leader emphasized that only a small portion of what U.S. citizens spend on non-basic items could eliminate all the hunger in the world!
And consider that the many billions spent on weapons
could easily eradicate disease,
In the Light,