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  •  I cannot imagine a more lucid statement (1+ / 0-)
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    Pandoras Box

    These statistics are shocking.  What are the sources?

    In addition, every minute, night and day, no holidays or weekends off, around the world

    "    one woman dies of complications of pregnancy and childbirth (every minute),

    "    ten teenage girls undergo dangerous illegal abortions (every minute),

    "    thirteen infants under twelve months old die (every minute),

    "    fifty seven people contract an STD (every minute),

    "    eleven people are infected with HIV (every minute), and

    "    the already-burgeoned-beyond-the-planet's-capacity-to-sustain human population increases by 150 more people (every minute),

    Dailykos.com; an oasis of truth. Truth that leads to action -1.75 -7.23

    by Shockwave on Mon May 09, 2011 at 10:47:55 PM PDT

    •  As I wrote in the diary: (1+ / 0-)
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      Shockwave

      Worldm Health Organization

      No matter how fervently you believe that you know what you merely believe, you merely believe it, and you might be wrong - very wrong.

      by Beket on Tue May 10, 2011 at 07:36:14 PM PDT

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