CRISIS often brings out emotions that rule over rationality because fear of the unfamiliar is an unknown. A flurry of chats among my relatives pertaining to the recent earthquake in Sabah sparked an interesting point for us to ponder upon the many ideals we hang on to. When an unknown fear eclipses our senses, do we believe it or continue to follow rational thinking? A cousin of mine living in Canada lamented the way local media deliberately twisted news of the remand of 'some happy tourists' in Sabah to suggest the archaic parochialism so often stereotyped by narrow-minded right wing writers.
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One way to understand the distribution of people across the world is to reform the world map, not based on area but according to population. This is shown below as a population cartogram : a geographical presentation of the world where the size of the countries are not drawn according to the distribution of land, but according to the distribution of people. The cartogram shows where in the world the global population was at home in
The world population will reach 9. Social Media Kit. PRB estimates the worldwide total fertility rate TFR, or average births per woman over their lifetime at 2. The three countries with the highest TFRs are Niger 7.