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Friday, July 16, 2010

No man is an island

I try not to say this too often, but this really is a must-read article by Dan Barry about the "domino effect" of the Gulf oil hemorrhage. No incident is isolated. No misdeed can be encapsulated. No one is purely an individual; we are part of a network of relationships and dependencies. We are a human organism.

Can we find ways to answer the heart-breaking lament of Steve Airhart? He is the "work-hardened owner" of a small business in Waveland, Mississippi which has been undone by the spewing-oil catastrophe. He said to the reporter,
"I don't think the Lord's looking this way no more."

Here is the link:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/16/us/16land.html?src=me&ref=general