Archive for November, 2009

The aftermath of our nutrition

November 17, 2009

I wrote in my  last post about the world poor and our responsibility towards them. The biggest trouble with being poor is obviously not having enough to eat. Theoretically, there is enough to feed the 6,8 Billion people on our planet. We produce more food than ever – but there are still 30 Mio. people dying of malnutrition and its aftermath. (more…)

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Our responsibility

November 2, 2009

Every one of you knows, that there is an astonishing amount of severe poor and malnourished people in our world. You may get a short moment of bad conscience if I tell you that worldwide 38.000 children under the age of 5 die every day because they are underfed, don’t have clean water or no medicaments (in fact, every 5th newborn has the fate of an early childhood death) but alas, this moment won’t (presumably) last long: It’s easier to feel sympathy for your neighbors than for somebody on the other side of the world. (more…)