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What if you were put in charge of the World tomorrow? How would you run the planet?

If you have arrived onto this page from an external link or search engine, the material below will make no sense whatsoever unless you know why www.12-12-12.org was written. A very brief summary can be read by clicking here

This globally popular educational and research website lists every national and international problem in the world in a rather unusual and entertaining way, so remember to bookmark www.12-12-12.org in your favourites folder! For the record: Andronicos the author does not profess to greatness in any shape or form. Lets continue.................

Andronicos "The Great" as Director of the Human Race and Manager Planet Earth commands and Andronicos "The Cynic" responds as follows.........

 

Statistics Of Shame

Imagine if our future descendants in millions of years time had exotic technology to enable their colonisation of other planets. Assuming this happened, it is likely they would also possess highly advanced telescopes that could look at Earth today, in the same way we can look at stars now as they appeared millions of years ago. It is quite likely this technology could even allow them to read our minds. Would they be proud to be called Human Beings or would they stare in disbelief at some of the shameful statistics below?

200,000 people rule the World. Grade 'A' rulers hold the key to eliminating war and extreme poverty by December 2012. Grade 'B' rulers (The Corporate World) hold most of the purse strings. If these 200,000 individuals worked together, with our help every conflict that is itemised in section 5, every environmental issue itemised in section 3 and extreme poverty would disappear off the planet within a few years.

12-12-12 gives various opinions, presented in an unusual way, describing how it can all be achieved by looking forward rather than back in any great depth to attribute blame. But before reading it, please review some of the shameful statistics below.

Total GDP by Order of Wealth
GDP per Capita
Military Expenditure Total
Military Expenditure GDP
External Debt
National Budget
Population Total
Population Growth
Life Expectancy
Population Below Poverty Line

Help! Our Baby has fallen into the swimming pool

Everyone would agree that if a baby fell into a public swimming pool, a rescue attempt should be made to save its life. But while it's drowning...

Life Guard            Drowning

Would everyone point at everyone else and say "you jump in"?

Would there be a big debate as to why the parents were at fault?

Would the lifeguards be blamed for not stopping the accident?

Would lawyers think about the legal implications for what is happening prior to allowing a rescue attempt?

Would the swimming pool rules be changed first?

Would the fact that the swimming pool was a bit cold make a difference?

Would the fact all the people are on their way to a hairdresser convention make a difference?

Would the fact a business appointment will be delayed make a difference?

Would the local or national government be blamed for mismanaging swimming pools?

Would the local pious religious clerics point to mixed sex bathing being the root cause of the problem which had to be addressed before ANY rescue attempt?

Would God be blamed for allowing the tragedy or not designing water babies properly?

The baby in my example is the poorest quarter of the human race. I direct everyone who can swim jumps in NOW for three reasons: firstly, it's the right thing to do, secondly most people will feel happy inside for even trying, and thirdly… the baby may grow up and return the favour by saving the life of its rescuer.

Let's save the baby's life now and deal with the questions later. Specifically one that is not on the list above: How will such accidents be stopped from happening in the future?


Quick Links for The Blueprint for the Eradication of Extreme Poverty and War by December 12th 2012

Simple Site Map

All the 600 issues (or topics) to bring about World Peace and the eradication of extreme poverty by December 12th 2012 are divided up into 12 main headings as found on the home page. Alternatively, you may find useful navigation hints below:

  • Download and optionally print the 12-12-12 book in whole or in part
  • Read a whole section online via the home page or via the exploded list index of all issues
  • Read each issue one by one. This is ideal if your internet speed is slow, or you wish to quickly translate a page
  • Search for a particular topic that is of interest to you
  • Listen to Andronicos "The Great's" unusual speech
  • Talk about the material in Senior High School or College lessons using the discussion topics (view some examples here)
  • Recite a touching poem about World Peace: The Ancient Song of The Human Race

Please note: this website is written in British English


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Statistics of Shame
Statistics of Shame

Ponder............
It will take an average person 12 hours to read and understand the contents of this website and listen to 'The Speech'. Is one hour a day for 12 days too long? Why don't you email the www.12-12-12.org link to 12 of your friends and discuss their opinions in 12 days time? Maybe the 7th person in your email chain can break the secret code and the 12th person, may hold the key to World Peace. Are you or someone in your family the 7th or 12th person?

Remember to bookmark www.12-12-12.org!

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The 12-12-12 website is an educational website that facilitates individual or group discussion. The coded 12-12-12 book is a snapshot, written over an 87 day period, of the major problems in the World as at March 17th 2002 and possibly how to resolve them. The author Andronicos has written it in an ironic style to act as a catalyst for constructive discussion.
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© Andronicos 2003 (Who for the record, does not profess to greatness in any shape or form and is quite honoured by the amount of interest this project is attracting worldwide).
Last modified: 29 May 2007