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  •  no one ever talks about second world (3+ / 0-)
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    truthfully I have no idea how the numerical world ranking system works

    There is an endless supply of white men, there has always been a limited number of Human Beings

    by ratprique on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 08:33:06 PM PDT

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    •  Second place goes to "developing world"... (0+ / 0-)

      trust me. First world or developed nation, developing world/country, third world (country).

      Third world is where hope goes when it dies.

      Every human being has paid the earth to grow up. Most people don’t grow up. And you find out what it costs us to love and to lose, to dare and to fail. And maybe even more, to succeed. What it costs, in truth.—Maya Angelou

      by TerryDarc on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 10:39:46 PM PDT

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    •  OK, I looked it up on the Google (1+ / 0-)
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      And I quote, directly and unedited:

      The Second World refers to the former Socialist, industrial states (formally the Eastern Bloc), mostly the territory and the influence of the Soviet Union.
      IOW, basically what I said less elegantly above.

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