Philosopher and Educational Consultant
Billion here and a Billion there.....
The next time you hear a politician use the words
"billion" as casually as they do, think about
whether you want that politician spending your tax
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one
advertising agency did a good job of putting that figure
into perspective in one of its releases:
A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was
A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone
A billion dollars ago was only 8 hours and 20 minutes, at
the rate Washington
** Editor's clarification: Jesus would have been alive . . .
if, in fact, he had lived.