What do you mean the saying there would be no rich without the poor?

It means having enough resources in order to be able to do what you wish, without the need to expend additional energy in order to maintain that status. Under these two definitions, it is clear that a society could be made up entirely of rich people.

Can you have wealth without poverty?

The historic measure was that for one to be rich, a thousand must be poor. Those odds are far beyond the 90 per cent-plus that Ken Brown uses in his guest column. The operative word regardless is — must. Wealth without poverty is not possible.

Do the rich help the poor?

It is the moral obligation of the rich class to help the needy, poor and those who can’t afford bread and butter even once during the day.