First World Problems

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Many issues are nowadays dismissed as mere ‘first world problems’. But the problems of the first world are deeply important and need to get addressed – as the whole planet will eventually have them. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): goo.gl/l7gIAg

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“We’ve grown used to belittling things that don’t happen to be important to us right now with the powerful term, ‘first world problem’. This kind of tough-minded response is understandable but a bit counterproductive. Just because an issue isn’t connected to life or death, doesn’t mean it doesn’t cause genuine pain or isn’t worth thinking about. A problem can be important without being life-threatening. Moreover, we should be excited by trying to solve the most advanced problems out there…”

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