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Tiger woods and this rubbish all over the news, and what it says about people

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posted on Dec, 17 2009 @ 07:13 PM
You people just don't get it . Most of this is way beyond you.

Who in the frig cares who someone else is bopping.

God, grow the frig up.

In the Asian, African and Latin American countries, well over 500 million people are living in what the World Bank has called "absolute poverty"

Every year 15 million children die of hunger (If that does not hurt your soul, you are not human).

For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunch every day for 5 years

Throughout the 1990's more than 100 million children will die from illness and starvation. Those 100 million deaths could be prevented for the price of ten Stealth bombers, or what the world spends on its military in two days!

The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the world is well-fed, one-third is under-fed one-third is starving- Since you've entered this site at least 200 people have died of starvation. Over 4 million will die this year.

One in twelve people worldwide is malnourished, including 160 million children under the age of 5. United Nations Food and Agriculture

The Indian subcontinent has nearly half the world's hungry people. Africa and the rest of Asia together have approximately 40%, and the remaining hungry people are found in Latin America and other parts of the world. Hunger in Global Economy

Nearly one in four people, 1.3 billion - a majority of humanity - live on less than $1 per day, while the world's 358 billionaires have assets exceeding the combined annual incomes of countries with 45 percent of the world's people. UNICEF

3 billion people in the world today struggle to survive on US$2/day.

In 1994 the Urban Institute in Washington DC estimated that one out of 6 elderly people in the U.S. has an inadequate diet.

In the U.S. hunger and race are related. In 1991 46% of African-American children were chronically hungry, and 40% of Latino children were chronically hungry compared to 16% of white children.

The infant mortality rate is closely linked to inadequate nutrition among pregnant women. The U.S. ranks 23rd among industrial nations in infant mortality. African-American infants die at nearly twice the rate of white infants.

One out of every eight children under the age of twelve in the U.S. goes to bed hungry every night.

Half of all children under five years of age in South Asia and one third of those in sub-Saharan Africa are malnourished.

In 1997 alone, the lives of at least 300,000 young children were saved by vitamin A supplementation programmes in developing countries.

Malnutrition is implicated in more than half of all child deaths worldwide - a proportion unmatched by any infectious disease since the Black Death

About 183 million children weigh less than they should for their age

To satisfy the world's sanitation and food requirements would cost only US$13 billion- what the people of the United States and the European Union spend on perfume each year.

The assets of the world's three richest men are more than the combined GNP of all the least developed countries on the planet.

Every 3.6 seconds someone dies of hunger

It is estimated that some 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those who actually die from it each year.

Tiger Woods, or any ot the other idiots that have a claim to fame are not worth the tens of millions they are paid for preforming useless occupations.

Most of humanity is so blind they don't see the injustice, the sheer ludicris insanity of how warped our system is.

and will never rebell.

Like a bunch ofmindless sheep.

[edit on 17-12-2009 by ofhumandescent]

posted on Dec, 20 2009 @ 03:15 PM
I know that some will disagree with me on this and that's ok with me, but I don't see that Tiger really did anything all that bad.

Who among us, presupposing for a moment that we were young and billionaires, would not do something close to the same thing? Yes he was unfaithful to his wife. But so are about 50% of men who don't have Tiger's good financial fortune and fame, and the boundless opportunities that that afforded him. I guess it all depends on your POV.

Having said that, it seems to me that shoving Tiger in front our faces continuously when no one really cared for it was a feeble attempt at distraction.

It didn't work. I fast forwarded though 95% of the Tiger coverage..

posted on Jan, 29 2010 @ 05:23 PM
reply to post by Aircow

It didn't work. I fast forwarded though 95% of the Tiger coverage..

Then you probably missed the opportunity to buy these bad boys, huh..?

Shame, shame..!

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