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Subject:  Re: Elder suicides rising in Korea Date:  2/25/2013  3:24 PM
Author:  Volucris Number:  48073 of 60079

So, who 'promised them' a 'good retirement'? Life is not always fair. Why should 'everyone else' have to always subsidize 1/4 of the population?

Because we live in a relatively prosperous and civilized country and telling people, "Sorry you weren't as lucky as me, now go starve where I can't see you", isn't really a formula for long term societal health.

http://anticap.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/poverty_soc-sec-s...

It seems as if some of the luckiest among us have no stinking clue how lucky they have been.
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