posted on Jun, 27 2010 @ 03:50 PM
reply to post by ModernAcademia
We see a deadly sin on every street corner, in every home, and we tolerate it. We tolerate it because it's common, it's trivial. We tolerate it
morning, noon, and night
Quote for the film 'Seven'.
Whether you are religious or not, it's a fair truism that we are surrounded by practicalities and materialisms that appear, on the face of it, to be
helpful to our way of life.
With this, I think life itself is a zero sum game - one's progress is another's slavery and suffering. Look at our cheap plastic meaningless
products - produced in China by child slave labour! Do we care? No, because they are not our kids doing the producing and more important, it's
Anyway, I think the information you cite is initially from the book, A Game as Old as Empire'. I read from here, or somewhere else, (possibly from an
article by Rady Ananda) that cheap mobile phones are made in a poor African country by women and children. If they fail to hit their quotas, they are
raped by a rusty AK47, and if this happens again, they (woman or child) are placed on a table, legs opened wide, and they are shot between the
We are the consumers of such treatment, whether we like it or not. Reality hurts I guess, which is why so many are ignorant.