Despite all of the advancements of mankind, we are not—and likely never will be—a match for Mother Nature. Whether it’s an earthquake, tsunami, hurricane, tornado, typhoon, drought, flooding, volcanic eruption, or some other natural disaster of epic proportion, Mother Nature has a way of showing us who’s boss.
Her children, Katrina and Sandy, certainly put us in our places. The images of the aftermath of Katrina were riveting, as are those of Sandy. And Sandy’s timing is interesting, to say the least. Even Oliver Stone, a force of nature of a sort, agrees. (more...)