- What problems do you associate with poverty?
- Do you feel pity for poor people? Do you think it is their choice or is it inevitable?
- How often do you help poor people? How?
- Would you be willing to pay higher taxes if you knew it would help to create jobs and so benefit the poor?
- Are there any problems more serious than poverty in a society? If so, what are they?
- Which country is the poorest/richest?
- Are there any services for poor people in your country?
- Can you think of any practical ways to help the poor?