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Borders From Space

From the blog post:

I have always said, “you can’t see any borders from space.” Apparently I was wrong. On the evening of August 17, 2011, I “flew” to the Cupola, the windowed observatory of the International Space Station, to shoot some photographs for a time-lapse photography project I have been working on for ...

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You single out the UK for criticism there. What about other empires? German, Spanish, French, Roman? It's not only Europeans that interfere with other countries through history either, Japan, USA, Persia. As for not eating until bedtime? The suffering in the world is on a far grander scale than that, children snatched from their families and sold into slavery, civil wars, etc.. It puts the financial meltdown into perspective when you look at the bigger picture. Looking at the bigger picture it can be seen from space that we do have another threat to world peace emerging between two nuclear powers. That is a very sobering thought.

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