No pragmatic person with an inclination towards hard work, sincerity, enterprise and higher education feels guilt about another person's self-made deplorable plight and in Asia where the philosophy of karma rules high most Asians see the condition of a nation, community or individual as a direct result of karma or causation at work. Instead of indulging in indiscriminate charity, the poor are encouraged to work hard, educate themselves, cultivate self-respect and regain their dignity by making every attempt to improve their lot using the various available rehabilitation schemes.<quoted text>
You mean middle class guilt about reporting on poor people? How reflective.
The economic rise of Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and increasingly Indonesia and India are inspirational.
A huge chunk of the new billionaires are from Asian cities and Mumbai ranks among the top 8 in this category of being home to a large number of billionaires/millionaires and having super-expensive real estate.
The future belongs to Asia as it was in the distant past.