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2013-11-03 Africa North
Revenge Killings In South Egypt Leave 9 Dead
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Posted by trailing wife 2013-11-03 01:42|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [273 views ]  Top

#1 This is what real poverty looks like, as compared to most of what is labelled poverty in the U.S.

This is not poverty, this is face (what westerners mistranslate as "honor").
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-03 03:47||   2013-11-03 03:47|| Front Page Top

#2 On the plus side, with nine down there is more bread per capita.
Posted by SteveS 2013-11-03 13:08||   2013-11-03 13:08|| Front Page Top

#3 You always see the bright side, SteveS.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-03 14:26||   2013-11-03 14:26|| Front Page Top

#4 This is not poverty, this is face (what westerners mistranslate as "honor").

People who are not seriously hungry don't tie face to being first in line for a loaf of bread, g(r)omgoru, but to less immediately tangible things.
Posted by trailing wife 2013-11-03 14:28||   2013-11-03 14:28|| Front Page Top

#5 less immediately tangible things

Yes, like loosing face by yielding in an argument---regardless of the subject.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-03 14:38||   2013-11-03 14:38|| Front Page Top

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