Sunday, September 25, 2005

Replays


Whether it's a second hurricane or an earlier (and ongoing) war, it's all a matter of building and rebuilding. Play it again, Sam!

And that means what, exactly? All around us we see the beginnings of the outlines of a connected world -- and what we most need is some insight into how to understand -- to recognize the patterning in that!

Hint: the pattern we are looking for is a pattern of cascading vulnerabilities...
Sources:

Poor New Orleans Neighborhood Floods Again, AP, 23 September, 2005
Juan Cole, Why we Have to get the Troops Out, Informed Comment, Sept 25, 2005