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When is an apocalypse not an apocalypse? "...in India, where 30 million died..." "...in the Congo, which so upended local economies that 10 million people died – half the population."

We look at those with wealth, shrug and assume they earned it and continue to let them freely wield the wealth of our entire species; all the while the other eye is trained on those who have been ground into the dust and applaud that things are getting better, faster. Clutching our pearls we hope we don't become them.

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