Subject: How Much is a Billion?
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a good
job of putting that figure into perspective recently in one of its releases:
A billion seconds ago it was
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in
the Stone Age.
A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes, at the rate of our current Federal Government's
Today is built on yesterday.
To understand the present and build the future,
we must know the past.
ANCIENT ROMAN PROVERB.....
Those who do not understand the past
are condemned to repeat it.