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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-14-06 02:49 AM
Response to Reply #43
59. There's poorness, then there's starvation
Most developed countries don't have starvation, malnutrition related disease, polluted water and the like. Poverty in the US is not the same as third world poverty. We CAN eradicate abject poverty, we've done it here, it isn't even all that expensive.

I also object to your #6. People act for the benefit of others all the time. Still, it is in our own best interest to shift the priorities of this planet. The way we're going, we're going to either destroy it through pollution or blow ourselves up.

And seeing somebody throw trash out their window isn't a commentary about what people will or won't do when provided a clear plan to reduce their trash and dispose of it in an economically friendlier way.
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