How Much Is A trillion?
IN FOCUS, 8 Aug 2011
A million seconds is 12 days.
A billion seconds is 31 years.
A trillion seconds is 31,688 years.
A million minutes ago was – 1 year, 329 days, 10 hours and 40 minutes ago.
A billion minutes ago was just after the time of Christ.
A million hours ago was in 1885.
A billion hours ago man had not yet walked on earth.
A million dollars ago was five (5) seconds ago at the U.S. Treasury.
A billion dollars ago was late yesterday afternoon at the U.S. Treasury.
[Note: this was pre-Obama]
One trillion seconds ago – 31,688 years – Neanderthals stalked the plains of Europe.
And we the people of the USA, formerly the richest and most abundantly resourced continent on the face of this planet, owe 14 of them to the private banking cartels.
From ‘Sirk’ on the Yahoo comments thread.
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