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Old 01-13-2013, 13:11   #1481
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Originally Posted by actionshooter10 View Post
I can say with 100% confidence that the death rate will increase if the handouts stop.
Not really.

World Death Rate Holding Steady At 100 Percent

While meant to be a joke, there are a lot of uncomfortable truths in that article.

I remember seeing estimates that if global transportation of food were interrupted for 1 year, 1/3 of the population of the planet would starve in a year. That included local attempts to feed others, and those resorting to "drastic" measures to live.
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