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  • richa@xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
    ... 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look ... _______________________________________________________________ Get
    Message 1 of 1 , May 29, 1999
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      >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
      >both acceptance, understanding and education becomes glaringly apparent."
      > Phillip M Harter, MD, FACEP
      > Stanford University, School of Me


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