Published on April 2, 2008
If you were to shrink the earth’s population to a village of 100 people, it would look something like this:
52 would be female, 48 would be male
70 would be Non-Christian, 30 would be Christian
6 of them would be Americans. These 6 would have over half of the world’s wealth.
70 would be unable to read
50 would suffer from mal-nutrition, 1 would be near death, l near birth.
1 would have a college education, 1 would own a computer.
Education and pay for people 18 and older (1998): No high school diploma $16,124 High school diploma $22,895 Some college, no degree $24,804 Associate degree $29,872 Bachelor’s degree $40,478 Master’s degree $51,183 Doctoral degree $77,445 Professional degree $95,148 Does it pay to go to school?
No high school diploma $16,124
High school diploma $22,895
Some college, no degree $24,804
Associate degree $29,872
Bachelor’s degree $40,478
Master’s degree $51,183
Doctoral degree $77,445
Professional degree $95,148
Does it pay to go to school?
If you woke up this morning with more health than illness, you are more blessed than the million who will not survive this week.
If you have a non-dirt floor in the place you live, you belong to the upper half of the world’s most prosperous people.
If you have a window, a door and more than one room, you belong to the upper 20 percent of the world’s richest people.
If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation, you are ahead of 500 million people in the world.
If you can attend church without fear of harassment, arrest or torture, or death, you are more blessed than 3 billion people in the world.
If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on you back, a roof over head and a place to sleep you are richer than 57% of this world.
If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, and spare change in a dish some place you are among the top 8% of the world’s most wealthy.
If your parents are still alive and still married you are very rare, even here in the United States and Canada.
Regardless of where you live, if you can read and you have a pair of shoes, a change of underwear and can choose from two or more foods to eat, you belong to the top 10 percent of the world’s most wealthy.
We are the World United States has the benefit of abundance and the responsibility to share Insert “We are the World” Sound track to auto play here .
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