Monday, March 14, 2011

Nature's Wrath

Last week's earthquake-tsunami in Japan is a reminder, as if we needed reminding, of Nature's utter and unpredictable destructiveness. Unlike Haiti, an undeveloped nation racked with myriad problems, both manmade and natural, and extremely helpless in dealing with its earthquake, Japan, a highly developed nation which had undertaken extensive preparedness to minimize damages and preserve life, proved it was equally helpless to an earthquake now upgraded to 9 on the rickter scale.

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