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  •  are u just cynical or i am ?? LOL (2+ / 0-)
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    Cassiodorus, Terra Mystica

    come join our fight for the UDHR

    Death of the UDHR

    the whole year should have been a year of celebration, instead we have shame on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

    •  Shame on the entire owning class (10+ / 0-)

      a bottom 40% which lives on less than $2/day, the price we pay for 1,125 billionaires...

      And here's a thought which ought to make the philanthropists comfortable, for all of that drop in the bucket their efforts represent:

      Poor Children's Brain Activity Resembles That Of Stroke Victims, EEG Shows

      here's the relevant paragraph:

      The researchers discovered a dramatic difference in the response of the prefrontal cortex not only when an unexpected image flashed on the screen, but also when children were merely watching the upright triangles waiting for a skewed triangle to appear. Those from low socioeconomic environments showed a lower response to the unexpected novel stimuli in the prefrontal cortex that was similar, Kishiyama said, to the response of people who have had a portion of their frontal lobe destroyed by a stroke.

      Yep, here in America, where we have "equality of opportunity..."

      "It all makes perfect sense/ Expressed in dollars and cents/ Pounds, shillings and pence" -- global anthem, from Roger Waters' song "Perfect Sense"

      by Cassiodorus on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 05:35:43 AM PST

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