‘Enough for everybody forever’ – I read this in a newspaper article about an upcoming fair focusing on sustainability. Along with, ‘Live simply so that others may simply live’ this really defines how we should be living our lives.
To put it bluntly, those of us who live in 1st world countries are being greedy bullies who are snatching way more than our fair share and denying the most vulnerable a chance.
That is without even beginning to think about those who are yet to come. Will anything be left for them?
You can check out a selection of photographic essays here on food for a week in households around the world.
That is only food. Now take into account – shelter, access to clean water and sanitation. While we continually strive for more, bigger and better there are many in the world who have next to nothing.