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A Unique Perspective On The World's Population

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 like this:

There would be:

57 Asians

21 Europeans

14 from the Western Hemisphere (north and south)

8 Africans

52 would be female

48 would be male

70 would be non white,

30 white

70 would be non Christian,

30 would be Christian,

89 would be heterosexual,

11 homosexual,

59% of the entire world's wealth would be in the hands of only 6 people and all 6 would be citizens of the U.S.

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

Only 1 would have a college education and only 1 would own a computer.

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

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