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Old Posted Jun 25, 2018, 9:25 AM
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The first photo above is a bit deceptive. It’s shot with a telephoto lens, so the field of vision is compressed quite a lot.

The BT Tower in the foreground is almost 3 miles from the tallest building under construction, which is in turn about 3 miles from One Canada Square (the building with the pyramid crown) in the background. So that’s about 6 miles (or 120 NY city blocks) of cityscape made to look more or less like a single CBD.

The City of London and Canary Wharf skylines are actually about as far apart as the main Midtown and Downtown skylines in Manhattan (without all the great neighborhoods in between).
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge." - Isaac Asimov

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