Unformatted text preview: assumption, suggests people should know their options and if “they make the wrong choices their poverty is understandable” (Schiller P4). This idea isn’t necessarily applicable to everyone because some are born into poverty and did not choose their lifestyles. The last assumption, pervasive opportunity, implies that “anyone who wants to move up in the income ladder can” (Schiller P4). As motivating as that sounds, people who want to essentially progress through life might not have the necessary means such as networking and monetary capabilities to be able to. Thus, both the rational choice and the pervasive opportunity assumptions only really apply to those who are born into such stability and are provided with the needed resources....
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- Fall '10
- Bradley Schiller, Flawed Character, Schiller P4