If the world’s population were reduced to one hundred,it would look something like this…
So begins The Miniature Earth Project video. “The text that originated this movie was published on May 29, 1990 with the title ‘State of the Village Report’, and it was written by Donnella Meadows, who passed away in February 2000. Nowadays Sustainability Institute, through Donella’s Foundation, carries on her ideas and projects. The Miniature Earth project was first published in 2001, since then more than 2 million people have seen this website…”
You could be the very next one. Act Now!
Visualizing what a shrinking globe means, comprehending in any way the world we live in, understanding the difference between privileged and ‘the luck of the birth country’…, even having a realistic picture of the ‘state of the country’ one lives in… is no small challenge.
So take a gander at The Miniature Earth YouTube and then take a look at these images in Part II of ‘A Matter of Perspective, and consider what it is to think the world revolves around those of us living here in the United States.
“Leave a beautiful trail”, my friend Mark tells me. “Tell a beautiful story….” What kind of story are you telling? What kind of story are you Living? How large are you willing to let your identity become?