One billion, in perspective
I received this message in an email from one of my clients and thought I would share it with you. The message is an attempt to put the word billion in perspective for us here in Canada, but I think it applies to many countries in the world today…
The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two…
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