cultural myths and misery
skh23ca at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 7 03:41:39 EST 2001
> From: John Schinnerer
> > * standard of living in the conventional
> sense used by the UN to rate
> > countries
> Oooh, don't get me started ;-)
Okay, bad example. My point remains though--we
can determine "better" if we specify our inquiry,
rather than leaving it so broad that our question
is rendered meaningless.
> > * rates of crime, poverty, starvation, war
> > and insurrection, petty violence, birth and
> > death
> We're hurtin' on a number of these right here
> in the USA, at least
> compared to most other "first world" nations.
Whether you are representing facts here or not, I
don't know, but you ain't speaking to my point,
as summarized above.
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