Seeing the Big Picture gives context and meaning to the present moment. A hundred million people do not die in the two world wars fought in the first half of the twentieth century without profound consequences for the generations that follow. These two world wars were fought with an unprecedented knowledge of weaponry, more destructive that any wars prior. Splitting the atom in a bomb split human history along with it. Human history as it had been known since Eden died. Understanding the 21st century begins by seeing The Big Picture.