It really makes me sad to realize that there are so many people out there with so little empathy for the plights of humanity as well as so little awareness of the systemic changes that are coming should you follow the progressive trend lines in front of us.
Poor and under-educated?
Common Answer: Place the blame on the individual and kick them to the curb. Why should they get handouts?
Common Truth Often Ignored: It is far more likely for people who were forced to leave a rigorous education up to the Secondary level, to turn to crime, panhandling, or government handouts. Often, this is because they were having to scrape together what they could to take care of parents, siblings, themselves, etc. at the age when they would commonly take care of themselves.
Should this mean they don't 'deserve' healthcare, food, or shelter?
Should they be put under more scrutiny than you or I just to subsist?
Don't the fields of economics and social sciences back up the idea that those who have their needs met are less likely to add to the prison population or die on the streets?
Should society really be afraid of the inevitable progress towards egalitarianism propagated by the advances in technology that truly should allow for a living, stable base income that would provide these things to every single person since less people will have to work anyway?
Before you answer any of the above, you should know that the inevitable outcome is just that. When automation reaches your homes, your cars, your clothes, and even your workplaces because technology evolves continuously, you will be forced see what kind of courtesy you'll be able to rely on should you find your perspective switched. In light of this, I really hope that, at this point, we can take a look at it from a perspective of "that could be me some day" when you look at your fellow person who is down on their luck, and maybe you'll find that empathy I was talking about.