I was listening to magic 89.9 yesterday morning on the way to the office. Mo Twister was reading an article, or rather referring to a website — miniature-earth.com.

Very Interesting.

If we are to create a mini earth with only 100 people in a community, considering the statistics*, this is how things are:

61 will be Asians, 12 Europeans, 8 North Americans, 5 South America & the Carribeans, 13 Africans & 1 from Oceania
50 women, 50 men
47 live in an urban area, 9 are disabled
33 are Christian, 18 are Muslims, 14 are Hindus, 6 are Buddhists and 13 practice other religions
43 live without basic sanitation, 18 live without an improved water source
6 People own 59% of the entire wealth of the community, 13 are hungry or malnourished, 14 can’t read, only 7 are educated at a secondary level, only 12 have a computer, only 3 have an internet connection
1 adult age 15-49 has HIV/AIDS, The village spend more than $1.2 trillion on military expenditures and only $10 billion on developmental aid
If you keep your food in a refrigerator, your clothes in a closet, if you have a bed to sleep in and a roof over your head, you are richer than 75% of the entire world population
If you have a bank account, you are on of the 30 wealthiest people in the world

Watch the movie here

*not sure which statistics, I’m guessing 1990
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