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San Jose State University Department of Anthropology All Classes Dr. Reckmeyer The Earth as a Village (100 People with the Same Global Ratios) 60 = Asian 12 = European 5 = North America 9 = Latin America 13 = African 1 = Australian/Oceanian 27 = White 73= Non-White 33 = Christian 67 = Non-Christian 6 = own 60% of world’s wealth 80 = live in substandard housing 33 = suffer from malnutrition 16 = illiterate 5 = college educated 5 = own a computer Think of It This Way If you live in a good home, have plenty to eat, and can read; have a computer, and have been to college
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Unformatted text preview: You Are Part of a Very Elite Group If you awoke this morning in decent health, You Are Better Off Than the 1,000,000 Who Will Die This Week If you have never experienced battle, imprisonment, torture, or starvation, You Are More Fortunate Than the 500,000,000 Who Have If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, and a roof overhead, Your Are Very Well Off (Top 25% of the World) If you have all this and some spare change in the bank/on the dresser/in your wallet, You Are Rich (Top 8% of the World) Count Your Blessings and Have a Nice Day...
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