Weekend Perspective: The Miniature Earth

The Earth seen from Apollo 17.

The Earth seen from Apollo 17. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If you keep your food in a refrigerator, your clothes in a closet, if you have a bed to sleep in, and a roof over your head, you are richer than 75% of the entire world population.”

As we leap in to our weekends full of hobbies, chores, and (hopefully) some rest and relaxation, it’s worth taking a moment to gain a little perspective.

The video below provides insights in to our world by reducing the Earth’s population to 100 people.

“If we could turn the population of the earth in to a community of 100 people, keeping the same proportions we have today, it would look something like this…”


  1. sometimes you need something like this to help you put everything into perspective — so many things we take for granted


    1. Yep, we’re pretty darn lucky!


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