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Homework Help: Great criminal?

  1. Dec 17, 2003 #1
    Is there any member here who could answer this question:

    Who is the person who kills exactly 25% of the population in the whole world?
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  3. Dec 17, 2003 #2


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    Smells like a riddle. In the book of Genesis, when Cain killed Abel, he killed 1 out of 4 people (Cain, Abel, Adam, and Eve). This is your homework?
  4. Dec 17, 2003 #3
    Yes, I like your answer, but it uses the present tense "kills". That would make Cain seem out of the question.
  5. Dec 17, 2003 #4


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    No, I disagree. Use of the present tense to indicate something that happened at a past time that you are talking about is a bit arty (frankly it gives me the pip) but not unreasonable. I like Jamesrc's question.
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