So actually what are the criteria for classification and more importantly, how is the distribution nowadays (what percentage of the world is 1st, 2nd or 3rd) and is it changing?
I Totally agree ...It's not really a very clever system. It was more propaganda than reality.
Maybe it's time for you my friend to get the help of the doctor to check your ears...Have I heard of oil-rich, primarily Moslem nations referred to as the 4th world?
what I meant is, we are not so rich country, but we are developing and were considered as 3rd world country... so, that was kind of proof that the countries with better economey will be at least higher rankt that us (or same level)...Originally posted by Loren Booda
I may be wrong still, but polish your glasses - I wrote "...primarily Moslem nations..."
I agree, therefore let's forget about it....
Face it, at the end of the day, cultural reductionism, generalizations and pigeonholing aren't helpful to any of us.