[lit-ideas] Re: Didn't I tell you so?

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 00:24:34 -0700 (PDT)


--- Eric Yost <eyost1132@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> OK: Most countries that are identified
> as "third world" will have lower levels of personal
> violence than the US, I think.
> 
> It's wrong to speak of Brasil as third-world, as it
> will 
> soon surpass the US in food production and is the
> economic 
> center of Latin America. Nevertheless it does have
> some 
> third-world qualities, and the violence there is
> terrible.

*So if Brazil is developing economically that means
that it is no longer a third world country, but if it
has high levels of violence that is "a third world
quality." Strange.

O.K.

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