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Post by Elzhraa » 29 Aug 2017, 08:57

Of course, In Kafka on the shore one of the characters was remembering how the city needed just one bridge but every governor added a bridge just to be reelected and the city ended up with three bridges paid with tax money. This happens in Japan. Imagine what happens in the rest of the world.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 29 Aug 2017, 10:54

Elzhraa wrote:Of course, In Kafka on the shore one of the characters was remembering how the city needed just one bridge but every governor added a bridge just to be reelected and the city ended up with three bridges paid with tax money. This happens in Japan. Imagine what happens in the rest of the world.
Yes. This is also true for other countries. Simple problems become complicated because all the political leaders want to show how they address the problem which results to more problems.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 17:19

Elzhraa wrote:Of course, In Kafka on the shore one of the characters was remembering how the city needed just one bridge but every governor added a bridge just to be reelected and the city ended up with three bridges paid with tax money. This happens in Japan. Imagine what happens in the rest of the world.
ohh !! yes it is going on everywhere
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 08:40

lrbfilm wrote:I think it even goes beyond the canals that are being expanded and built. We have so many choices that are being made with finance in mind when we would be wise to be considering effects on the world as well. Money is something we created and in situations where society crumbles it is useless.
Corruption happens everywhere because man craves for fame, power, and wealth.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:28

You can see such thingsnin almost every project
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Post by Cloe101 » 01 Oct 2017, 14:22

Oh yes, we do, and it's only increasing.
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Post by eelavahs-jay » 04 Oct 2017, 08:23

Of course we have these issues today. They are what's keeping the rich swimming in wealth and the poor drowning in poverty.

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Post by Phikim » 05 Oct 2017, 05:10

Thank you all for the genuine views and replies.

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Post by Yolimari » 17 Oct 2017, 11:12

Of course, corruption exists in many countries of the world. I think education, values, and ethics are important in order to prevent it. Nevertheless, political scandals, money laundering, secret deals, and contracts that favor a few are pretty common in corrupt governments.
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Post by Sarah Immanuel » 17 Oct 2017, 12:09

In Uganda it is the same story. But I think everywhere in the world, there's corruption.

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Post by Phikim » 17 Oct 2017, 13:48

I appreciate your inputs. They're very valuable.

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Post by Mercy Bolo » 21 Oct 2017, 13:46

These scenarios exists. Greed is what drives most organizations.
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Post by Momiji1987 » 13 Nov 2017, 20:03

Absolutely. There is unbelievable crime and corruption in Western governments. People are waking up to it more and more, and that's the only good thing going on right now.

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Post by Bancroft » 12 Dec 2017, 08:58

That is really a double confusing question. In our society it takes place to some extent and to some places where not

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Post by inaramid » 15 Dec 2017, 03:11

Sometimes I feel that some of it is exaggerated. Or it might just be wishful thinking on my part. I wouldn't discount it though. I've seen enough of office politics to know that some people would do anything to rise above others.

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