t byfield on Tue, 29 Jul 1997 07:03:17 +0200 (MET DST)

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Re: <nettime> Blaming Soros, the Burmese currency crisis

declan@pathfinder.com (Tue 07/29/97 at 12:47 AM -0400):

> It's precisely because of the repressive military rule that 
> the country is one of the 10 poorest in the world, even though 
> it enjoys rich natural resources.

No it's not. It's because they haven't adopted the metric system yet.

"It was in the nineteenth century that each person began to have the right 
 to his little box for his little personal decomposition."   --M. Foucault
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