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During the 1950s Ernesto Che Guevara a medical student and his friend Alberto Granado a biochemist student took a motorcycle trip through Argentina Chile Peru Columbia and Venezuela Ernestos adventures throughout South America led to his observations of different socio-economic classes throughout different South American countries revealing misery oppression and injustice affecting the lower class people caused by the upper class Ernestos profession as a doctor also led him to observe the lack of resources in the South American continent due to imperialist countries taking everything These two experiences led to Ernestos formation as a revolutionary later on his life as his political and anti-imperialist analysis shows throughout his journal the Motorcycle Diaries Away from Argentina Ernestos home country where he lived in upper middle-class luxury in Chile Ernesto begins to realize the problems that affect the lower class In Chile when Ernesto is asked to visits a poor women with asthma and a heart condition he is horrified by the lack of medical resources provided for the poor leading him to blame Chilean government as he says in his diary How long this present order based on an absurd idea of a caste will last is not within my means to answer but its time that those who govern spent less time publicizing their own virtues and more money much more money funding socially useful works68-69 Here Ernesto says that the government needs to step up and start thinking about the people instead of themselves providing more money to help the poor people who need medical attention For the first time in the novel Ernesto realizes that even though the government can give more money to the poor the government is not making an effort to do so because they are busy The incidence with the old women opens Ernestos eyes to the greedy government beginning his distrust in a capitalist society and its leaders In another
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