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Originally posted by _Phoenix_
reply to post by OldCorp
Or better yet I hope if the SHTF that people will actually act suprisingly mature for a change. Gotta stay positive you know.
edit on 18-4-2012 by _Phoenix_ because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by SplitInfinity
reply to post by ProtectedWitness
You say that...but until you have spent alot of time overseas as I have...no matter how progressive a Nation is...at a point...you want to come back home.
The difference between the U.S. and the countries you mention is the U.S. Divesity of people. Some narrow minded folks think this is bad...but I KNOW that it is a strength.
Many countries keep to themselves and do not actively participate in shaping World Events. Now some of you may say...That's Good. But say that to the thousands of Japanese after the Earthquake and Tsunami that were rescued and provided Medical assistance as well as food food and water that was carries out by a U.S. Navy Nuclear Carrier Task force.
Same thing can be said after the Tsunami in Indonesia. The U.S. Military provided relief immediatly and even Japan which is a Highly Advanced Society...did not have the ability to help it's own citizens in remote effected areas before the U.S. Navy could.
If you want to be an introvert and then curse those who actually have done good on a Major Worldwide scale...then you are self centered and selfish. Split Infinity
Hati, the Status of the recovery
Status of the recovery Six months after the quake as much as 98 percent of the rubble remained uncleared. An estimated 26 million cubic yards (20 million cubic meters) remained, making most of the capital impassable, and thousands of bodies remained in the rubble. The number of people in relief camps of tents and tarps since the quake was 1.6 million, and almost no transitional housing had been built. Most of the camps had no electricity, running water, or sewage disposal, and the tents were beginning to fall apart. Crime in the camps was widespread, especially against women and girls. Between 23 major charities, US$1.1 billion had been collected for Haiti for relief efforts, but only two percent of the money had been released
Originally posted by martianboy
Originally posted by seabag
I wish more people would renounce their citizenship. Even better, I wish I could pick which ones.