Added by on 2012-09-26

If we could shrink the earth’s population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, the village would look something like the following:

There would be: 57 Asians, 21 Europeans, 14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south, and 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 university/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 more apparent.

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