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Planetary pink elephants

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Feb 22, 2015 at 23:25

Not quite, Waz.

The disparity in area between Israel and the Arab World is

  • Israel: 20,770 sq. km.
  • Arab League: 13,132,327 sq. km.

That's a ratio of 1 : 632

By contrast, the surface area of Jupiter vs. that of the earth is:

  • Jupiter: 64,100 million sq. km.
  • Earth: 510 million sq. km.

That's a ratio of 125 : 1

In other words, the disparity between the Arabs and Israel is five times more than the REVERSE of the disparity between Jupiter and the earth. To be more in line, you would have to compare the earth to the sun -- with the Arabs represented by the sun and Israel by the earth.

Note also that on the map I cited, Israel is not even labeled: It is too small for a label. The only "elephants" Barry Black could have been seeing in his living room, were pink elephants in his anti-Semitic mind.

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