Re: CHAT: Worlds - (was Secret questions)
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 19, 2002, 19:23|
"Third world" sounds very passé--it seems the terms
used to day are "developed nation" and "developing
nation"--which is also a joke. They would call, say,
Mali or Honduras "developing" when at points in
history they could kick the pants off their
contemporaries in Europe in certain fields.
--- Andy Canivet <cathode_ray00@...> wrote:
> >From: Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
> >PS Since the second world isn't anymore, and at
> least most of my friends
> >aren't familiar with the designation "the first
> world", the term "the third
> >world" don't make to much sense nowadays. I wonder
> how long it'll remain
> >with us ...
> According to the Mayan calendar, we're all living in
> the fifth world
> ;)(until December 24th, 2012, when it becomes the
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