File spoon-archives/bhaskar.archive/bhaskar_2001/bhaskar.0110, message 21

Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2001 14:37:23 -0400
Subject: Re: BHA: Terrorism and poverty (fwd)

Viren --

Can you elaborate on this statistic a bit?

I was much moved by it, and have used it in speaking out against the
bombing.  But then I wondered if it could really be correct.  The number is
so overwhelming.  


At 08:47 AM 9/25/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I thought the statistics below drive home the point about the difference
>between named and nameless victims.  They also make us aware of the degree
>to which structural violence is naturalized.  From a Bhaskarian
>perspective, would this be because of detotalization and an empiricist
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),
>about 35,615 children died from conditions of starvation on September 11,
>* Victims: 35,615 children (source: FAO)
>* Where: poor countries
>* Special TV programs: none
>* Newspaper articles: none
>* Messages from the president: none
>* Solidarity acts: none
>* Minutes of silence: none
>* Victims mournings: none
>* Organized forums: none
>* Pope messages: none
>* Alert level: zero
>* Military mobilization: none
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