I hear "First World" nations & "Third World" & it always seenms to be per economic division.
Apparently it technically refers to nartions who were neutral during the Cold War.
Re: 3 Worlds & Canada
By: George Pope to All on Thu Apr 07 2022 04:32 pm
I hear "First World" nations & "Third World" & it always seenms to be perThis is honestly news to me. I learned that the terms "First World," "Second World," and "Third World" were economic designations, referring to
Apparently it technically refers to nartions who were neutral during the
Industrialized and Fully Developed Countries (First World), Industrializing an >Developing but Not Yet Developed Countries (Second World), and Undeveloped and
Unindustrialized Countries (Third World).
Under that definition, which is what I was taught in grade school in the 1980s
Canada is certainly "First World," but I also had learned that the Soviet Union, China, and India were all "Second World" countries given their incomplete and continuing development towards true industrialization. It's clearly a process that continues to this day for Russia, China, and India.
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