MISSION COLLEGE'S WEEKLY E-JOURNAL
Letter from the Editors
Fall 2000: Volume 18
Past Issues: Fall 2000: Vol: 1 :
Whom the Bell Tolls
Campus News & Events
Final Fall 2000 edition of "El
If we could shrink the Earth's population to a village of
precisely 100 people, with all existing human ratios
remaining the same, it would look like this:
There would be 57 Asians, 21 Europeans, 14 from
the Western Hemisphere (North and South) and 8
Africans.51 would be female; 49 would be male.
70 would be non-white; 30 white.
70 would be non-Christian; 30 Christian.
50% of the entire world's wealth would be in the
hands of only 6 people, and all 6 would be citizens of
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. Only 1 would have a college education.
No one would own a computer.
When one considers our world from such an
incredibly compressed perspective, the need for both
tolerance and understanding becomes glaringly
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