Of all the things we are doing wrong as human beings, this is absolutely the worse of all.
Paradoxically, with an estimated 925 million hungry people in the world, 1,500 million people worldwide are overweight; we see people suffering from hunger and at the same time we see people in developed countries having too much food and suffering from diseases caused by obesity.
It breaks my heart to know that every five seconds a child dies from hunger and, moreover, the fact that knowing this, we let this happen, choosing to do nothing.
Isn’t it criminal? We let--and encourage--the existence of harmful economic systems that have led to extremely unequal income distribution in the world, causing poverty and famine.Paradoxes take place everywhere. Take my country for example. Even though Mexico ranks fourth in the world’s biological diversity and Oaxaca is the state with the greatest biodiversity in the country, 150,000 infants of this state, of which 80% are indigenous, live in extreme poverty, similar to Africa or India. This meansd that 10% of all children in Oaxaca are found on the lowest rung of the Human Development Index (HDI) in the country.