Sunday, January 21, 2007

A Graphic Demonstration of Complete and Total Dominance

5 Comments:

Blogger Harry Eagar said...

Hmmm. The governor and the legislature are all het up about Hawaii's dangerous dependence on foreign oil.

We don't have any. Nary a drop.

Yet we're as well off as Nigeria, except of course that Nigeria's population is 100 times bigger.

I followed a few links and never arrived at the originator of the map. Do we know where it came from?

January 21, 2007 10:50 PM  
Blogger Oroborous said...

Apparently it was first posted to the 'net on the Norwegian site According to Carl Talk - Stormers Blog:

"Carl Størmer blogg -- tanker, bilder og lister om teknologi, flybransjen, jazz, forretningsmodeller, strategi, e-handel, piggtråd, gulerøtter og paradiddler -- fra Oslo og Boston. Hverken logisk, kronologisk eller konsistent. Kommentarer mottaes med takk."

Carl Størmer writes that a friend passed it to him, and that it originated with The York Group:

"The York Group helps information and communications technology (ICT) companies establish and grow sales in international markets. We provide much more than advice. With offices in 24 countries, we have the local resources to..." Yadda yadda.

January 22, 2007 12:43 AM  
Blogger Brit said...

Are you sure that map doesn't represent gun-related homicides?

Or ice-cream consumption?

Or 'total quantity of hubris'?

January 22, 2007 2:22 AM  
Blogger Peter Burnet said...

We get Texas, so I'm cool with it. I've been humming "I'm from Big 'D' " all weekend.

January 22, 2007 3:34 AM  
Blogger Oroborous said...

Eating ice cream and killing people are the secrets to American success.

January 22, 2007 12:08 PM  

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