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Something that is more realistic than saving the world?

Posted by: Ah Long ( UAB, Malaysia ) on February 15, 1999 at 17:42:56:

In Reply to: Stop trying to save the world posted by Damien on January 04, 1999 at 13:15:12:

: I am sure we know there are more serious problems in this world, but are they ours to deal with?

Unless you don't see yourself as part of this world, then No, it will not be your problem and you don't have to care since you ain't part of the world as you see it.

: Here's a question: Why do those third-world inhabitants keep having children when they cannot feed them?

Let me tell you a story about an anthropologist, please bear with me I'll make it short.
This anthropologist was sent to one of the many tribal village in africa. His mission is to educate the villagers how to practice pregnancy control. He uses a branch trying to let the villagers picture it as the thingy between their groin. He then show them how to use a condom.
2 years later he came back and still see more babies and children.
He ask the chief why they didn't do wjat he said, the chief brought him for a tour around the village.
He nearly fainted, there are sticks with a condom on it all around the village.
The point I am trying to make is that there are too many people who are not like us. They do not know what is condom, they do not know what is contraceptives.
Look out your window and see what is around the world. It's not just what you can see with your eyes, there is much much more.

: Stop trying to save the world, and start trying to do things that are more realistic.

I will like to know what you mean by realistic?
Something that is more realistic than saving the world?...hmm...must be interesting. Please let me know! Thanks.

Ah Long

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