Does the combined volume of all the livers in Liverpool exceed that of all the pools?

"Liver (or Lifer) is an old English word meaning dark.  The Liver is so called because it is the darkest organ in the body.  So the city of Liverpool got its name from an old tidal inlet which became muddy as water drained out of a dark muddy pool, which was situated near to the Old Mersey tunnel entrance."

Answer by Mark Eichenlaub:

Suppose you need to deliver every liver in Liverpool to a pool until the pools are full.  You'll quiver to deliver those livers to full pools because people need their liver to live for their blood will become cesspool of toxins without them. You would never forgive or outlive your shame if you were so cruel as to deliver the livers without their owners attached. You see the town fool, but you don't pull out her liver, even a sliver. You give her a chance by retooling the nearest school's pool to hold people, liver within her.  Following your rule, a human river delivers itself to the pool. Pull out your slide rule to see if all the full pools can hold the full population of Liverpool; that would be cool.  Is it intuitive for you this is at least plausible? If yes, consider that livers are just one percent of a person, so the volume of liver is much less than the volume of pools in Liverpool.
To put numbers on it, a liver weighs about 1.5 kg (Liver) and Liverpool has a population of about half a million (Liverpool), so that's less than 10^6 liters of livers, or 10^3 cubic meters, or a single pool of 25 meters*20 meters*2 meters, which is a modest indoor pool. The Liverpool Aquatics Centre  has one that's larger, and there are lots more pools than that in Liverpool. I might not have accounted for all the livers because there are some animals (and some livers extirpated from animal corpses) in Liverpool, but that's not going to change the conclusion: the volume of the pools is much greater than the volume of the livers.
Exercise to the reader: does the combined volume of all the bags in Baghdad exceed that of all the dads?

Does the combined volume of all the livers in Liverpool exceed that of all the pools?


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