Curtain Raiser

Another well thought out piece, by our friend Wes! — YUR

CollTales

The Earth Moves; We Hurt, Colltalers

The mega earthquake that hit Nepal Saturday has already triggered a familiar set of obvious realizations, callous statements, and the usual few insights that could potentially make a difference going forward, but most likely will soon be ignored by all.
We’re sure that those who can help, will, and in fact, we wish to express our sadness and solidarity with the ones having their time of reckoning. But we can’t help it but see a worn out sequence of reactions about to play out as it has many times before.
As aftershocks and the search for victims continue, news coverage will be centered on the devastation and on calls for international aid in the weeks ahead, with the occasional proverbial digression about the unpredictability of natural disasters.
Not to be flippant, but one can be sure that there’ll be wall-to-wall reporting, dramatic rescue footage…

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2 Responses to “Curtain Raiser”


  1. 1 colltales April 28, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    Thanks again for reblogging. I never know if I should mark ‘Like,’ and risk looking like a self-admiring pr*ck. But I wanna show appreciation for your gesture. Cheers

  2. 2 unclerave April 28, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    I see it as you’re just “Liking” the fact that I reblogged it! — YUR


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