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The Twenty-First Century Explained In One Depressing Image

The Twenty-First Century Explained In One Depressing Image

Below is a picture photographer Eric Smith captured while on Redondo Beach, California a few days back. In it, a magnificent whale surfaces from the ocean depths, offering a rare look at one of God’s most awe-inspiring creations. In the meantime, another of God’s creations stares at his phone, apparently oblivious to the majesty around him. It’s as good a summary of the twenty-first century as you’re likely to find in 2015, and Smith is pretty bummed about it. “He could have been texting his mom in the hospital for all I know,” he told ABC News. “But I thought it sucked that he missed such a wonderful moment happening just two feet in front of him.” According to Smith, he captured several shots of the whale, but the man in the photo never looked up once …

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