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Some visual aids to answer how much is it?

This is just a little visual fun. Think about that saying “a billion here, a billion there, soon you’re talking about real money”.

Personally, I think visuals like this need to be circulated more frequently so that people have a better understanding when the government or business speaks dollar amounts. It might help them pause about whether they think something such as a war is really getting them a better life. Or just how much of a relative tax break they are getting.

But for the war, we’re talking trillions so:
Here is some perspective on TRILLION:
Trillion = 1,000,000,000,000.The country has not existed for a trillion seconds.Western civilization has not been around a trillion seconds.One trillion seconds ago – 31,688 years – Neanderthals stalked the plains of Europe.

Here is another one I like: The L Curve

Last but not least is this one that is actually a presentation being made to our legislators concerning our military budget.
The Oreo Cookie

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