Thought for the day

"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers than it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist.... I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus." -- Prince Philip, in his Forward to "If I Were an Animal" - United Kingdom, Robin Clark Ltd., 1986.

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An article published 14 years ago by the United Nations Chronicle resurfaced on social media and went viral because of its controversial take on world hunger.

Written by a former University of Hawaii (UH) political science professor, the article titled “The Benefits of World Hunger” highlighted the “good” in world hunger. It was promptly taken down from the website and declared as satirical.

“This article appeared in the UN Chronicle 14 years ago as an attempt at satire and was never meant to be taken literally. We have been made aware of its failures, even as satire, and have removed it from our site,” the UN official Twitter account posted.