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Author:  Jackie
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Date:  4/22/2007 1:16:58 PM
Subject:  Shrink The Earth
Message:  If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following:

There would be:

57 Asians

21 Europeans

14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south

8 Africans

52 would be female

48 would be male

70 would be non-white

30 would be white

70 would be non-Christian

30 would be Christian

89 would be heterosexual

11 would be homosexual

6 people would possess 59% of the entire world's wealth and all 6 would be from the United States.

80 would live in substandard housing

70 would be unable to read

50 would suffer from malnutrition

1 would be near death; 1 would be near birth

1 (yes, only 1) would have a college education

1 would own a computer

When one considers our world from such a compressed perspective, the need for acceptance, understanding and education becomes glaringly apparent.

 Shrink The Earth by Jackie at 4/22/2007 1:16:58 PM
 Re: Shrink The Earth by Doug at 4/22/2007 2:53:50 PM
 Re: Shrink The Earth by curious joe at 4/22/2007 4:49:17 PM
 Re: Shrink The Earth by larry larry at 4/22/2007 6:55:51 PM