The Mercator Map Projection is Racist, Gives Too Much Emphasis to White Countries

Even geography isn’t safe from the cultural Marxists.

via Protea Media:

An explanation for the use of a Mercator projection map, and why we should switch to teaching our kids the Gall–Peters projection map based on true relative size, was featured in The West Wing, see the clip below.

As mentioned in the video, the map can be used to make certain areas like the US mainland and Europe much larger, giving an illusion of power and importance attributed to its size. Areas like Africa are shown to be much smaller than they truly are. As the image below shows, the size of Africa is comparable to the total size of China, the United States, India and multiple other European countries.

The Gall–Peters projection, named after James Gall and Arno Peters, is one specialization of a configurable equal-area map projection known as the equal-area cylindric or cylindrical equal-area projection. It achieved considerable notoriety in the late 20th century as the centerpiece of a controversy about the political implications of map design.


The Gall-Peters projection of the world map

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