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Thank you Mr. Bales, I find that number SMALL.

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Submitted by Silicondoc (United States), Feb 5, 2008 at 09:03

I've read your historical deaths post a couple of times over the course, and it occurred to me that the propensity, or the requirement, of commentary to include the standard cry for the deceased and the overblown exaggerration in accompaniment of any commentary on the matter is a driver of a big deception that keeps slinging at us all the tme.

There are 6.6+ billion people in the world currently, add in the last 50 years of "lives" and that puts us at 9 or 10 BILLION total.

Then we do a simple percentage check of that total with the WAR DEATHS number of 85 million. A thousand million per billion, ten thousand million lives over 50 years. Round up 85 million war deaths to 100 million for ease and to cover the wailing scourge of "understimation complainers".....

We wind up with 1 out of 100, as a rough estimate, for "war dead".

One percent, 1%, 10 of a thousand.....

One percent, NOT MUCH - VERY FEW ACTUALLY -

* not the all emcompassing total calamity, utterly overpowering humanity, showing how we're headed to anihilliate eachother completely and forever, how humans are no good, man is an aminal... etc... that we ENDLESSLY HEAR SPEWED at us all.

Math is wonderful when it brings perspective, and highlights the truth that so often is never spake, uncovering the propagandists now widely accepted and repeated gigantic "modern understanding" - which is really a lousy, stinking, negative lie.

Submitting....

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