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I do a lot of reading when I can.... here is something interesting/to think about?


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I do a lot of reading when I can.... here is something interesting/to think about?


every 7 seconds, someone dies.

by the time you go to bed tonight, 600,000 have died.


Wow, that's a fun fact... I wonder how many seconds someone is BORN!
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Would you mind citing a source for that? I have read it is 2 people a second, with 5 being born every second.


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In the US alone, there is a death every 13 seconds and a birth every 7. I'd say worldwide, since I have to extrapolate here, that if someone dies every 7 seconds someones born every 4.

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Would you mind citing a source for that? I have read it is 2 people a second, with 5 being born every second.
It was a podcast I heard about a year ago....
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Gotcha......

WikiAnswers say 4.4 are born every second worldwide but doesn't give death rates. The numbers I quoted above were from Yahoo Answers.


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