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…”

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2 comments

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

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    1. Yep, we’re pretty darn lucky!

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