September 12th, 2002

alone

Perspective

In 2001, in the US, approximately...

65,000 people died from the flu.
40,000 people died in car accidents.
30,000 people committed suicide.
17,000 people died in drinking-related car accidents.
16,000 people were murdered.
15,000 people died of AIDS-related causes.
3,000 people died in the events of 9/11/01.

Just a few statistics for pondering.