Thursday, September 21, 2006

One Web, One World Update


Versions of the world as a village: If one could reduce the world's population to a village of 100 (or 1,000) inhabitants, with all the ratios remaining the same, it would look like . . .

UPDATE Miniature Earth

In 2004 Natalia J. Garland of Total Surfer published a short history of related publications, including notes on the Fast Company update in 2001, and the original attribution to Dr. Phillip M. Harter, of the Standford University School of Medical.

This undated animation from a Russian site at Gazinter urges "Let us not be stopped by that which divides us but look for that which unites us."[from The Global Manifesto], and "Hasten to do good works"

The 2005 version at Family Care Foundation points back to a 1990 publication by Donella Meadows of the University of New Hampshire, and to the UNH Sustainability Institute for the 2005 update.

In 2003, Natacha Quester-Séméon posted an update on Pax Humana, also atributing this work to Dr. Harter.

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