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Sunday 20 Aug 2017 | 08:54 | SYDNEY
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Monday linkage: Obesity, Cuba, ediplomacy, foreign aid and more

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25 June 2012 15:38

"Obesity is a new problem. It’s a problem of affluence and acrasia, moral weakness. You know, it’s associated with debt—there’s a strong connection between the fattest societies and the most indebted societies. Or the most emotionally incontinent societies and the most improvident and the weakest wills.” He pauses. “I’m not sure if that’s totally true, actually, but there’s an argument in there somewhere.”

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