Beyond Greed

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"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true."

Anchor for this item  posted April 14, 2003 at 11:06 a.m. MDT

Life in the skinner-box we call "consummer culture" ... while I've been watching Colombia, someone else kept an eye on Sudan ... but it seems most everyone else has succumbed to operant conditioning. [Can you hum CNN's news theme? I can't. Have you been paying attention to developments in Venezuela? I have. What's with you?]

Deadly Indifference [] "Why don't we care about Sudan?" - "In late January, Mel Middleton, founder of Alberta-based human rights organization Freedom Quest International, travelled to Sudan on a fact-finding mission. What he found was shocking — fields littered with human remains. An estimated 2000 to 3000 civilians had been massacred. Upon his return to Canada, Middleton was intent on publicizing his findings. But save a handful of newspapers and radio stations, the Canadian media has shown little interest. Why?"



Human need, not corporate greed ... without justice, there can be no peace. That's the meme stringing these items together.

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