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  •  pam, i have been using the word helpless (1+ / 0-)
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    Pam LaPier

    same thing, i think.  klein lays it bare in those paragraphs.  i am still finishing the article - there's a bunch of history in it for you and khowell.  i hope it doesn't make you sadder than you already are.

    •  No words (4+ / 0-)

      It is the feeling that the hole at the bottom of the ocean is more than an engineering accident or a broken machine. It is a violent wound in a living organism; that it is part of us. And thanks to BP's live camera feed, we can all watch the Earth's guts gush forth, in real time, 24 hours a day.

      "Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality." Eleanor Roosevelt

      by Pam LaPier on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 07:37:03 PM PDT

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      •  That's Exactly How I Feel (3+ / 0-)
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        rubyr, conchita, bwren

        When I look at the ROV's like I'm watching the blood of the earth gushing out. I thank God for Tomtech and the others who can watch it for me and explain it because I can only watch in short spurts.

        "Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality." Eleanor Roosevelt

        by Pam LaPier on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 07:45:36 PM PDT

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        •  me too. I watch it and it fascinates me and makes (0+ / 0-)

          me nauseous simultaneously.

          "Southern nights have you ever felt a Southern night..." Allen Toussaint

          by rubyr on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 08:06:29 PM PDT

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