Though it is very true that Photoshop has several if not countless downsides to it concerning digital manipulation, its power can also be used for good.
Look how totally cool this is! Granted, I am not entirely sure how this one image is benefiting the world. Yet, there is something to be said about the fact that we now have so much creative freedom when it comes to photography. Not only can we Photo shop a better, color corrected, more interesting photo, but we can create an image that did not exist before. It is simply amazing to me.
And to reinforce this point, here is a link to some more Photo shopped images that truly astound me.