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In China 68 per cent of those questioned in a Gallup survey said that their philosophy was to “work hard and get rich,” compared to only 4 per cent who said they never thought of themselves and would “give everything in service to society.” [Gallup China, 1995]

Japan bans the contraceptive pill and has the highest rate of abortion in the world, with a total of 400,000 terminations per year. [Gerald Segal, International Institute for Strategic Studies]

Britain has a large employment surplus with Germany: 62,000 Britons work in Germany, compared with 21,000 Germans in Britain. [Business Age, March 1996]

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