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Sunday, April 11, 2010

On Perspectives.

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Location : Sabang, Bulan. Sorsogon. Philippines.
Date : April 2010





If we could, at this time, shrink the Earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look like this:


There would be 57 Asians, 21 Europeans, 14 from the Western Hemisphere (North and South) and 8 Africans.


70 would be non-white; 30 white.


70 would be non-Christian; 30 Christian.


50 percent of the entire world wealth would be in the hands of only 6 people.


All 6 would be citizens of the United States.


70 would be unable to read.


50 would suffer from malnutrition.


80 would live in sub-standard housing.


Only 1 would have a college education.


When one considers our world from such an incredibly compressed perspective, the need for both tolerance and understanding becomes glaringly apparent.



A Summary Of The World
By Forrest Felling

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