While there are many ways in which the government can help people in need, the truth is that much of the great work of helping those who need the most help will be done by those who have the kind of personal wealth to do so. This is why so many of the world’s richest and wealthiest people will turn to philanthropy to ensure that they are able to help those in need while leaving the right kind of positive legacy.

More than anything, a wealthy philanthropist needs to be someone with the intelligence to be able to recognize the kinds of problems that the world needs to solve. Whether it’s issue of hunger, violence, or oppression, it’s crucial for our top philanthropists and moral leaders to have the kind of analytical skills to allow them to see the world for what it is and to make sure that they can learn what types of solutions are going to be most important to making the world a much better place.

Read the full article by Kelsch Pioterek about wealthy philanthropy on Medium