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Offlineexclusive58
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how's this for a representation of the state of today's world?
    #4317652 - 06/20/05 06:08 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

in rich countries the most widespread disease is obesity and in the Third-World the number one cause of death is hunger and malnutrition.

speaks alot doesn't it?

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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317701 - 06/20/05 06:23 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

I'm not fat, but I'm colorblind.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317702 - 06/20/05 06:23 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Yeah, we've got food and they don't.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4317797 - 06/20/05 06:44 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Was it not this way in the past?
So if you have a lot money you eat plenty, if you don't have a lot of money you don't.
Pretty simple.
Why those third world countries wont/can't get their acts together is intriguing.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: California]
    #4317805 - 06/20/05 06:46 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Oregon said:
Why those third world countries wont/can't get their acts together is intriguing.




/me hopes this was meant at least somewhat ironically...


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: California]
    #4317811 - 06/20/05 06:47 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Why those third world countries wont/can't get their acts together is intriguing.

Maybe they are still being held back?


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: Krishna]
    #4317817 - 06/20/05 06:48 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

I refuse to post my thoughts in this thread...


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: Krishna]
    #4317831 - 06/20/05 06:50 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

yes, somewhat.
Indeed they are being held back, by many forces.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: PaulAtreides]
    #4317839 - 06/20/05 06:52 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

C'mon, share your thoughts.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: California]
    #4317844 - 06/20/05 06:54 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

we send 200 bags of seed to a 3rd world country and they immediatley eat the seeds
Whos right and whos wrong?


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317864 - 06/20/05 06:57 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

That's natural selection. People stray too far from the Middle Path in both directions and suffer the consequences.

Whether or not they choose to stray is irrelevant to the end result they experience, which is disease and death. I wouldn't expect it any other way really; there will always be areas where people overconsume, or areas where the country's in such a bad situation the people can't even get enough food to eat.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: PaulAtreides]
    #4317880 - 06/20/05 07:01 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

For instance-Indeed the Continent known as 'The Cradle of Man' definitely seems not to be 'The Cradle of Civilization' also.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317904 - 06/20/05 07:07 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

If the so-called "leaders" of many African nations stopped buying gold-plated Roll Royces whilst their people drop dead of starvation, it might help matters there somewhat...


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: California]
    #4317920 - 06/20/05 07:12 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Oregon said:
Was it not this way in the past?





no, people used to rely on ressources from their own land, but now, with the process of globalization and with the world market, rich people rely on poor country's ressources.

the way the actual globalization process is behaving right now is only deepening the trench between the Third-World and the rich world.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317959 - 06/20/05 07:24 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

I just ate some rice


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317972 - 06/20/05 07:28 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

exclusive58 said:
in rich countries the most widespread disease is obesity and in the Third-World the number one cause of death is hunger and malnutrition.

speaks alot doesn't it?

:stoned:




your just figuring this out now??


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: DF2K]
    #4317980 - 06/20/05 07:30 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

well its a pretty recent problem, relatively speaking. its not like its a historically permanent fact.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: Le_Canard]
    #4317994 - 06/20/05 07:34 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

ToiletDuk said:
If the so-called "leaders" of many African nations stopped buying gold-plated Roll Royces whilst their people drop dead of starvation, it might help matters there somewhat...




ya. and if the so called leaders of western civilization stopped economically and materially aiding african dictators to stay on top, it might help somewhat as well.


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317995 - 06/20/05 07:34 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

I like having food, I'd be sad if I didn't :sad:


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Re: how's this for a representation of the state of today's world? [Re: exclusive58]
    #4317996 - 06/20/05 07:35 PM (12 years, 10 months ago)

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exclusive58 said:
well its a pretty recent problem, relatively speaking. its not like its a historically permanent fact.




I'm pretty sure that ever since we were "civilised" enough to have currency, there have been rich people and there have been poor people. There have alwayds been Haves and Have-Nots.

I'm not saying it's good... but it's not exactly front page news.


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