A Palestinian friends showed me a cartoon. 4 men are in a class L to R from Arabia, America, Europe and Africa Interestingly there is no-one from Asia, or maybe the teacher is Asian!
In Arabic you read from right to left so the cartoon reads: 'What is your opinion about shortage of food around the world?'
the African asks: 'What is food?
The European: 'what is shortage?
the American enquires: 'what is the rest of the world?'
the Arab says: 'what is an opinion?'
Yes, they are stereotypes. But they make a point and suggest global perspectives in the same problem It all depends on where you are coming from.....
There are lots of TED talk about food shortage. Here's one: