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Monthly Archive for March, 2011

No Consolation

A day after the last post the Japanese gov’t put the country on “highest alert”  and then announced it will bury (“deactivate”) the first four reactors and possibly the last two not damaged but sitting in the middle of radioactive water and fields. So much for cleaning and so much for pushing the story to […]

It is incredible that the Fukushima nuclear reactors, another human disaster planned by members of the human race looking for short cuts in energy production, has moved to the edge of human consciousness. Headlines tell us that clean up will take a longer than expected. Clean up?

9 months to Christmas

Today, March 25, is the Solemnity of the Annunciation. That is the formal title and it means among other things even though it is Friday we are not at all penitential today. We will be, in fact, penitential as a Church for quite some time because of the continuing impact of the botch our leadership […]

The Intuition

It is more than a feeling and something not quite a thought. It is certainly not a mood. I look back at various crises…an aging person’s privilege…and I honestly cannot think of quite a time like this where so many boundaries have been crossed, so many chickens have come home to roost, so much clarity […]