ANSWERS: 3
  • From a 'guesstimate' 9%. http://www.nytimes.com/1981/10/06/science/9-percent-of-everyone-who-ever-lived-is-alive-now.html
  • Superb question, Jim. It's a very difficult calculation, considering that the population keeps increasing century by century. Assuming that "man" is around for one million years, I would say it's definitely more than 1%, perhaps closer to 5. If we consider the time say from 100,000 years ago, I would say the figure would probably cross even 20%. And from 10000 years ago, it would probably be 80%. These are only "reasonable" guesses, without any mathematical backup.
  • All of them. If they're dead they not human, they're corpses.

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