Living in a Megacity Showed Me the “Irrelevance” of My Existence

On the scale of the world, we are tiny.

Forbidden City Tower in Beijing, China in the evening.

A megacity is defined as a metropolitan area with more than 10 million inhabitants. In 2012, China’s capital Beijing had over 17 million registered inhabitants. Counting an annual growth rate of 2.12%, this number is estimated at 20.9 million in 2021*. Then there are the unregistered…

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Gracia Kleijnen

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