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One view that I have is that our society should be doing more to help people who are poor. I am not sure whether this should be done in a liberal way (using government programs to help them) or a conservative way (improving the economy so that a "rising tide lifts all boats"). However, I am sure that I think that more attention must be paid to the people in our society who are worst-off.
This view is connected to the philosophy of John Rawls. Rawls argues that inequalities in a society are acceptable and that actions that increase inequality would be acceptable as well. However, these actions must help the people who are worst-off in the society. It is alright if the rich get richer, but the poor must come to be better off as well.
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