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  1. 1. To reflect and... Act.The difference between the poorcountries and the rich ones is not the ageof the country.
  2. 2. This can be shown by countrieslike India & Egypt,that are more than 2000 years oldand are poor.
  3. 3. On the other hand, Canada,Australia & New Zealand, that150 years ago were inexpressive,today are developed countries and are rich.
  4. 4. The difference between poor & richcountries does not reside in the availablenatural resources.
  5. 5. Japan has a limited territory,80% mountainous, inadequatefor agriculture & cattle raising, but it isthe second world economy. The country islike an immense floating factory,importing raw material from the wholeworld and exporting manufacturedproducts.
  6. 6. Another example is Switzerland, whichdoes not plant cocoa but has the bestchocolate of the world.In its little territory they raise animals andplant the soil during 4 months per year.Not enough, they produce dairy products ofthe best quality.It is a small country that transmits an imageof security, order & labor, which made itthe world’s strong safe.
  7. 7. Executives from rich countrieswho communicate with their counterpartsin poor countries show that there is nosignificant intellectual difference.
  8. 8. Race or skin color are also not important:immigrants labeled lazy in their countriesof origin are the productive power in richEuropean countries.
  9. 9. What is the difference then?
  10. 10. The difference is the attitude of the people,framed along the years by the education &the culture.
  11. 11. On analyzing the behavior of the people inrich & developed countries, we find that thegreat majority follow the followingprinciples in their lives:
  12. 12. 1. Ethics, as a basic principle.2. Integrity.3. Responsibility.4. Respect to the laws & rules.5. Respect to the rights of other citizens.6. Work loving.7. Strive for saving & investment.8. Will of super action.9. Punctuality.
  13. 13. In poor countries, only a minority followthese basic principles in their daily life.
  14. 14. We are not poor because we lacknatural resources or because nature wascruel to us.
  15. 15. We are poor because we lack attitude.We lack the will to comply with andteach these functional principles ofrich & developed societies.
  16. 16. If you do not forward this messagenothing will happen to you. Your pet willnot die, you will not be fired, you willnot have bad luck for seven years andalso you will not get sick.
  17. 17. If you love your country, let thismessage circulate for a major quantityof people could reflect about this &CHANGE, ACT!!