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Old 04-11-2019, 09:15 PM   #33
john_knoxville
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An estimate on the "total number of people who have ever lived" as of 1995 was calculated by Haub (1995) at "about 105 billion births since the dawn of the human race" with a cut-off date at 50,000 BC (beginning of the Upper Paleolithic), and an inclusion of a high infant mortality rate throughout pre-modern history.
105 billion births, with a cut-off date at 50,000 BC. your kid might be special to you, but don't think for a minute that they are anything special. just one of 105 billion that has been born as of 1995 (and rapidly counting upward since then). spoiler alert: each one eventually died.
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