Myth #1: The homeless are lazy
beggars who are unwilling to be responsible for themselves.
Myth #2: The best way to deal with
homelessness is to control it through strict laws and police
First world nations do not have enough resources to
eliminate the scourge of homelessness.
Myth #4: Elected officials are the
representatives of society entrusted to provide leadership
in solving the problems of homelessness.
Myth #5: It is not important to
educate the society at-large about root causes of homelessness.
Myth #6: Responsible citizens of
good communities and cities should not have to come in
contact with the homeless.
#7: There is no such thing as a "status quo" of the
collective society which has hardened its heart and turned
its back on the homeless.
#8: The genius of the capitalist system is that it
operates on the basis of "survival of the fittest."
Myth #9: Progress in society is
best achieved by rewarding success and punishing failure.
Myth #10: Wealthy people who
ignore homelessness should not allow their conscience to