NASZE PRZYWILEJE OUR PRIVILEGES

Fajną prezentację z obrazkami kiedyś otrzymałem i zamieściłem tu:
https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id=0AdcQMmo5F3-eZGY1dzVyZjJfNjVndzlkMnhmaA&hl=pl

a poniżej sam tekst (po angielsku niestety ...)

If you could fit the entire population of the world into a village consisting of 100 people,
maintaining the proportions of all the people living on Earth, that village would consist of

57 Asians
21 Europeans
14 Americans (North, Central and South)
8 Africans


There would be:
52 women and 48 men
30 Caucasians and 70 non-Caucasians
30 Christians and 70 non-Christians
89 heterosexuals and
11 homosexuals



6 people would possess 59% of the wealth and they would all come from the USA
80 would live in poverty 
70 would be illiterate
50 would suffer from hunger and malnutrition
1 would be dying
1 would be being born
1 would own a computer
1 (yes, only one) would have a university degree 



If we looked at the world in this way,
the need for acceptance and understanding would
be obvious.
But, consider again the following:


If you woke up this morning in good health, you have more luck than one million people, who wont live through the week.

If you have never experienced the horror of war, the solitude
of prison, the pain of torture, were not close to death from
starvation, then you are better off than 500 million people.


If you can go to your place of worship without fear that
Someone will assault or kill you, then you are luckier than
3 billion (thats right) people.

If you have a full fridge, clothes on your back, a roof over your head and a place to sleep, you are wealthier than 75% of the worlds population.


If you currently have money in the bank, in your wallet and a few coins in your purse, you are one of 8 of the privileged few amongst the 100 people in the world.

If your parents are still alive and still married,
youre a rare individual.


If someone sent you this message,
youre extremely lucky,
Because someone is thinking of you
and because you dont comprise one of those 2 billion
people who cant read. 


AND SO?



Send this message to your friends.

Bypass those who are determined to see the worst in the
world no matter what.

If you dont send it, nothing will happen.
If you do send it, someone might smile while they are reading it, and that will be a positive.


AND APART FROM THAT,
SIMPLY HAVE A NICE DAY

 

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