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Re: [GreenYes] Food for thought - may be of interest?
Dear muna,

It would be interesting to know how many of them with substandard 
housing, the unable to read and the malnutrition are from the Asian 
and African countries

sridhar

On 5 Feb 2002, at 16:24, Muna Lakhani wrote:

Date sent:      	Tue, 05 Feb 2002 16:24:29 +0200
From:           	Muna Lakhani <muna@iafrica.com>
To:             	greenyes <greenyes@grrn.org>
Subject:        	[GreenYes] Food for thought - may be of interest?
Send reply to:  	Muna Lakhani <muna@iafrica.com>

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.


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