O’Reilly: Sandy teaches the lesson of self-reliance
Here’s the big lesson from superstorm Sandy: Mother Nature sneers at high tech, mocks modern convenience and couldn’t care less about what kind of person you are. She will smack you if she wants to.
As we have become addicted to machines, many of us have forgotten about nature. We must have gizmos. Sandy laughed and took them away. Power, gone. Internet, dark. Cellphones, not happening.
Suddenly, it’s 1850 with two exceptions – battery-operated flashlights and radios.
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