Archive for July 8th, 2011
If the economy is so completely ruined that everyone is starving, a single potato will represent a huge percentage of growth.
China has been praised lavishly for its enormous growth rate. Not that long ago, with the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, hundreds of millions of Chinese were actually on the brink of starvation.
From actual starvation to a huge export industry has been shown as a huge percentage growth. This has been presented as proof that a socialist economy can grow fast.
Actually, any other form of economy with a fifth of the world’s population, with an open world market for its goods, would have raced from the brink of starvation to a fifth of Japan’s per capita income a lot faster.
But this is not the kind of simple logic that anyone uses today. If the media decide to talk about percentage growth, nobody is going to change the focus. A commentator who wants to make a living must ooh and ahh over what is being talked about.
For over a generation, due to the Evil White Man’s domination, there has been no mass starvation anywhere for the first time in history.
With one exception.
Even in a world ruled by whites, Communism can starve people to death. Mao’s China was unique in the world in having hundreds of millions of people on the brink of starvation, not hunger, which has a hundred definitions, but starvation.
Starvation today is the unique accomplishment of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea.
Even that Ethiopian child whose poster has raised hundreds of millions of dollars could not have become so famous with the help of Marxism. Enough money has been raised on that poster to buy each starving child there a yacht, but the food couldn‘t get there because Marxist guerillas blockaded the area.
Mommy Professor’s unique contribution to the twenty-first century is stagnation and starvation.