[ExI] A simple, but powerful technology for the abused
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 07:29:29 UTC 2010
On 6/23/10, Max More wrote:
> I found the following quote to be utterly bloody awful (I can only hope
> it's exaggerated, but I fear not):
> "it's estimated that 500,000 rapes are committed annually in South Africa,
> and the likelihood of a young woman being sexually assaulted is far greater
> than her learning how to read."
Why are you appalled at this specific report about South Africa?
When life is short and brutal, civilization breaks down.
Many areas of Africa have similar problems of murder, rape, gang
violence and tribal warfare.
Possibly more troubling is the US where about 20% of women report
having been raped at some time in their life. And you can probably
double that to allow for under-reporting, for obvious reasons.
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