Check out these tear-wrenching maps

Lord have mercy on us.

Projected wealth in the year 2015

War deaths 1945-2002

http://www.brianmclaren.net/archives/blog/how-do-you-see-the-world.html

http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2008/10/re-mapping-the.html#more

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/3109042/The-Atlas-of-the-Real-World.html

I subscribe to brianmclaren’s blog, and this is where I first saw the images.  The other two links I provide are “following the source-links.”  You’ll find more commentary at andrewsullivan’s page, and even more images of differing contrasts of the world at the telegraph site.

<sigh>

Karla

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