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Unformatted text preview: base a simple one: Why arent they like us? That is why are poor countries poor ? Transforming an average family in the U.S. into a average family in the underdeveloped world today: In the home: Our home will be noticeably more sparsely appointed (i.e., out with much of the beds, chairs, tables, televisions, telephones, stereos, lamps, clothes in the closet). Examples: (2002) In the worlds poorest 118 societies, there were 82 phone lines for every 1,000 people and 190 televisions for the every 1,000 people. By contrast, in the worlds 24 richest countries, there were 590 lines/ 1,000 people and 756 televisions/ 1,000 people....
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