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Adam Eeuwens (M, 53)
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    From henrys
    Bubble Inspiration - yes...
    Now playing SpaceCollective
    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
    From adam's personal cargo

    Who gets to go?
    If we would want a space colony of 100 people to represent the world’s population accurately, the demographics would look something like this:

    The colony would have 60 Asians, 14 Africans, 12 Europeans, 8 Latin Americans, 5 from the USA and Canada, and 1 from the South Pacific

    51 would be male, 49 would be female

    82 would be non-white

    67 would be non-Christian

    67 would be unable to read

    50 would be malnourished and 1 dying of starvation

    33 would be without access to a safe water supply

    39 would lack access to improved sanitation

    24 would not have any electricity.

    11 would be homosexual

    7 people would have access to the Internet

    1 would have a college education

    1 would have HIV

    2 would be near birth; 1 near death

    5 would control 32% of the entire world’s wealth; all 5 would be US citizens

    33 would be receiving —and attempting to live on— only 3% of the income of “the village”

    30 would smoke.

    Question: Do you get to smoke in outerspace?

    Mon, May 14, 2007  Permanent link
    Categories: SpaceColonySecurity
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    rebecam     Wed, May 16, 2007  Permanent link
    Amor, stunning to clearly grasp the current state of the world population in such simple terms.

    thank you.