La guerra de la ONU contra la ciencia

El Secretario General de la ONU, Kofi Annan, declaró recientemente que hay desigualdad en el desarrollo de las actividades científicas en el mundo. Al resaltar que los países en desarrollo invierten mucho menos en investigación científica y generan menos investigadores, Annan advirtió que el desequilibrio resultante de la distribución geográfica de las actividades científicas crea problemas tanto para la comunidad científica de esos países como para el desarrollo mismo. Instó a los científicos y a las instituciones científicas de todo el mundo a resolver esas desigualdades y a llevar los beneficios de la ciencia a todos.

Qué humanitario. Qué ilustrado. Qué hipócrita.

Se supone que la ONU es el guardián de los derechos humanos, de los cuales, el derecho a comer es el más básico. Cuando los derechos humanos se ven amenazados, se debe a menudo a que la gente es extremadamente pobre. Uno de los factores que contribuyen a esa pobreza es la incapacidad de la gente para alimentarse debidamente. La misión de la ONU debería de ser la autosuficiencia en la producción de alimentos para todos. En cambio, los intereses de las burocracias de la ONU de hecho impiden que los pobres mejoren sus vidas, e incluso que sobrevivan.

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