Faced with the poor, the wealthy have a bad conscience and, according to a classical process, they are in search of a scapegoat to explain all of the dysfunction in present-day society.
They therefore believe the poor are responsible for their poverty. At the same time, the wealthy are closed to any discussion that would lead them to see that one of the major causes of misery is found in the hardness of their heart. And the tragedy is that they refuse to change their way of life.
CBCP GUIDELINES ON PHILIPPINE POPULATION CONTROL
THE TAIPEI DECLARATION OF 1996