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Condoms ‘too big’ for Indian men

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This is embarassing!!

A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for a majority of Indian men.
The study found that more than half of the men measured had penises that were shorter than international standards for condoms.
It has led to a call for condoms of mixed sizes to be made more widely available in India.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/6161691.stm

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December 11, 2006 at 1:02 pm

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Don’t save the children

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In India, 50% of everyone born blind die in childhood.
People use resources but they mostly contribute to those resources in some way as well.
In an underdeveloped country it could be argued that blind people use resources but don’t contribute.
In a developed country curing blind children means that more people contribute to the countrys’ economy.
Therefore saving childrens’ sight in a developed country means more people who can contribute.
However, in an over-populated underdeveloped country (India for example) there are less resources and less ability to be able to contribute.
Therefore curing blind children in India (or any over-populated under-resourced country) adds to that countrys’ problems.
Therefore we shouldn’t try to save the sight of poor Indian children

Written by jackshaftoe

October 11, 2006 at 3:49 pm