Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the power that is said to be intrinsic in the world able to do within society?
The power that wealth brings is a power that allows for the creation of society's values, whether they are good or bad.
2. How can the hunger for the mostly empty goals in society and in life be thwarted, according to the book?
The hunger for mostly empty goals can be thwarted by the presentation of alternative ideas and values.
3. What is poverty if it is not the end goal of the creative community, according to Michael Harrington?
Poverty is not the end goal of the creative community, but it may be a temporary safe harbor where the creative can nurture their aspirations.
4. What are the essential aspects of life that are not for sale, according to this section of the book?
The essential aspects of life that are not for sale, according to the book include fresh air, clean water, health and freedom, just to name a few.
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