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Di (amina046) said:
we really go in revolving circles of morality, depending on the century we revisit.
There is a push to implement Sharia Law in Bali, that would see the death penalty for any two people having sex without being married.
I think they're just doing this because they want to get rid of "Schoolies week".
It's like the Australian version of "Spring Break".
I don't blame them. Australian tourists in Bali must be a nightmare.
Area preserving projections of the surface of a sphere onto a plane will also tend to be population preserving projections.
It is not surprising at the Peters projection better represents population density.
Incidentally, the mathematics of the Peter's projection is the same mathematics that makes it possible to ride a tricycle with square wheels on a bumpy road.
It is also related to the inverted pendulem problem, wihich finds application in the segway.
I'd love to see a world map inverted, or at least with the southern hemisphere accentuated and highlighted, so we could see the regions not usually depicted. I mean, the early navigators managed to get around both South America and Africa, but world maps don't even give Antarctica hardly a blip.