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0621, 06 Jul 22

UN Touts Benefits of World Hunger to Benefit the Rich

Wow… just… Wow. The liberal world order (that we are all paying high energy prices to support according to the Biden Administration) really hates us.

We sometimes talk about hunger in the world as if it were a scourge that all of us want to see abolished, viewing it as comparable with the plague or aids. But that naïve view prevents us from coming to grips with what causes and sustains hunger. Hunger has great positive value to many people. Indeed, it is fundamental to the working of the world’s economy. Hungry people are the most productive people, especially where there is a need for manual labour.




For those of us at the high end of the social ladder, ending hunger globally would be a disaster. If there were no hunger in the world, who would plow the fields? Who would harvest our vegetables? Who would work in the rendering plants? Who would clean our toilets? We would have to produce our own food and clean our own toilets. No wonder people at the high end are not rushing to solve the hunger problem. For many of us, hunger is not a problem, but an asset.


0621, 06 July 2022


  1. penquin


    Didn’t some folks also beleive that Jonathan Swift was being being serious with his modest proposal?

  2. MjM

    Link is dead, Owen. The UN yanked it.

    Luckily, you can still glimpse the aristocratic mind here:

    Nothing new. While this particular let-them-starve screed is a mere 13 years old, the ideology behind it is at least as old as the pyramids.

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