Are Maps Deceitful?
And What Are Our Alternatives?
Earlier this week we talked about the Mercator Projection that causes all types of distortions to the world map, especially by enlarging countries that sit far from the equator. So why do we use it then?
I hypothesized jokingly that this could be due to some privilege it bestows upon the developed world. Is that the case? Are there objective reasons why …
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