Because going forward it's important to look at the world as a global community.
We need only look back a hundred years or so using the visual record now available to see that many of the problems throughout history have been built around people and nations looking at themsevles as independant of each other.
Looking ahead, as the world community faces new challenges, the evolution of ideas that remind people we are a global community first can help us move foward, past the antiquated yet still lingering ideologies and practices of the past that misguidedly promote nationalistic division among people who share a common home.
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