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The Daily Telegraph: Pope Francis Says Wasting Food Is Like Stealing From The Poor

Pope Francis has attacked a “culture of waste” and stressed that discarding food was like stealing from the world’s poor.

By Josephine McKenna in Rome8:20PM BST 05 Jun 2013

The pontiff dedicated his weekly audience in St Peter’s Square to the United Nations World Environment Day to draw attention to the excesses of consumerism and food wastage.

“This culture of waste has made us insensitive even to the waste and disposal of food, which is even more despicable when all over the world, unfortunately, many individuals and families are suffering from hunger and malnutrition,” the Pope said.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/the-pope/10101375/P...

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Must not have too much in common with the Pope lol

Pope is correct here imo.


Government creates poor with economic intervention.

Governments naturally enrich themselves at the expense of those that eventually become the poor.

What has Congress done putting each of us in debt for 30 ounces of gold?

Technically Congress has made us all poor. We don't even have to work for it.

What gives them the right? Did you consent to a debt of thirty ounces? Neither did I.

Free includes debt-free!