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Obesity in the US and the inefficiency of the market economy

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According to CDC statistics, 36% of US adults are obese. Don't you find that this situation is absurd? One of the richest and technologically advanced countries is unable to solve such a simple problem.

This sutuation illustrates fundamental problems of the human society, which looks as a kind of anthill (common specialization without global administration). Some people earn money selling food which makes people obese. Other people earn money selling things against obesity. And too few people earn money by gathering and distributing informmation about the social causes of obesity, which can be used by politicians...

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