How much is One Billion

image one Billion Dollar small There have been quite a few comparisons what could be done with USD 700 Billions (700,000,000,000 Dollar) instead of assuring fat profits for a few – health insurance for all, fight poverty in Africa for ten years, save the planet instead of the bankers, pay for the work of more than 22 Million people for one year – but the best examples to visualize and put back into perspective how much only one Billion alone is, we listed below:

  • 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 feet.

Now multiply that by 700

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