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  •  sorry (0+ / 0-)

    you are mistaken.  there have been worse wars in the congo and the government there is ten times worse the governments of Ethiopia or Kenya. Yet, no famines there.

    In addition to symptoms, you are not interested in reality?

    •  Overpopulation is not the cause of starvation (0+ / 0-)

      It is a myth that world hunger is the unavoidable result of food scarcity due to population explosion aggravated by weather changes. This belief prevents decision makers from taking appropriate actions.

      The world does not have a food production problem, it has a food distribution problem.

      "The true source of world hunger is not scarcity but policy; not inevitability but politics"...."The real culprits are economies that fail to offer everyone opportunities, and societies that place economic efficiency over compassion."
      Peter Rosset, director of Institute for Food and Development Policy

      An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. -Benjamin Franklin

      by martinjedlicka on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 11:17:43 PM PDT

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