“So as to give them courage we must teach people to be shocked by themselves.”

True Africa

From Kai Krause, a map representing the true size of Africa, a continent that is routinely misrepresented on standard Mercator projection maps:


One response to “True Africa

  1. Ana Doria-Quesada May 23, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    One interesting example of the overblown American identity is how everything that happens here is very often referred to as biggest in the world or as happening in a world context. The “wold series” for baseball; the winners of the superbowl are the a”wold champions”; yesterday, I was watching the cooking competition, Master Chef, and it was referred to as “the biggest culinary contest in the world”.

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