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originally posted by: StoutBroux...
I myself love chocolate but will be boycotting all those companies, not just chocolate candy makers: Hersheys, Mars and Nestle...
We have been informed for years that child slavery is an epidemic, especially in 3rd world countries, I try to be a responsible consumer. The reason I am even more up in arms about the chocolate industry is because chocolate is NOT a necessity. Not that items of necessity are justification for child slavery, it's just an even larger abomination. I'll never look at chocolate the same again.
originally posted by: Puppylove
a reply to: enlightenedservant
I always hated that "be thankful because someone has it worse", cause all it seems to really accomplish saying is, never try to improve things just suck it up cause someone else has it worse and since others have it worse you have no right to feel bad for your sufferings. It's a complete bull# saying. That others have it worse should be nothing more than incentive to improve things on all levels not a way to guilt people for feeling bad about their lot in life and try to force them to accept their status quot.
Let me put it this way, that we have it bad and others have it worse is not a reason to feel better about your lot in life, it's a reason to be more pissed off at the way things are, cause it means that we have that much further to go if pretty #ing #ty lives is still better than many.