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A cursory and curious listing of books and literatrivia. 

How many humans have ever lived?
How many humans have ever lived?
To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Philip José Farmer

This infographic supplies an estimate for how many human beings ever lived. (140 billion)

 

And if that sounds like an astonishing number, imagine how crowded the planet would be if they all existed at once. Actually, you don't have to imagine it, because Philip Jose Farmer already has in his Riverworld series, starting with To Your Scattered Bodies Go.

 

A larger (legible) version of the infographic is here.

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