Israel:And of course I can talk also about who develops, manufacture and exports weapons on one hand, and who buys billions of dollars worth of weapons to corrode in the desert sand on the other hand (or puts the weapons to use only against small-firearm-equipped Arab and Muslim Yemeni rebels).
And, Saudi Arabia:
- Population 7.5 millions (and, if you wish, additional 10-12 million Jews in the rest of the world)
- Gross Domestic Product: :$195 Billions (IMF)
- Literacy rates: 97%
- Population: 28 millions
- Gross Domestic Product: :$370 Billions (IMF), or $460 billions as per the World Bank)
- Literacy rates: 82%
I guess one can have money, manpower, and access to education, but in the end what becomes of you depends on how you set your priorities and how you allocate your resources.
This reminds me of verse 18 chapter 24:
" for God makes [His] messages clear unto you - and God is all-knowing, wise!"
Will we ever learn?وَيُبَيِّنُ اللَّهُ لَكُمُ الْآيَاتِ وَاللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ