Posts Tagged: Earthquake

TORCH: Haiti, Crossing Borders of the Mind

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The ocean is deep, unfathomably so. And one can stay on the surface or keep on plumbing the depths.

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Losing at Memory

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But I didn’t understand, then, how important memory is, for how do we know who we are without memory? How does anyone else know who we are, but for their memories of us?

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Aftermath

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The earthquake felt like everything then. Big news, the kind no one forgets. But it all blurs and fades. I don’t know if I’d even remember it at all if I hadn’t been answering the phones.

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East Coast Quake Follow Up

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That East Coast earthquake happened yesterday and after all the panic and subsequent relief and immediate tweeting, it is now an appropriate time to discuss what would cause such an unlikely occurrence. Also, it’s a good time to explain what disaster could have resulted if the magnitude of the quake had been just a little […]

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A Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Update

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I’m not going to try to bring you breaking news on this story–the situation is too fluid, and you don’t come to The Rumpus for that sort of story anyway, at least I don’t think you do. Instead I’m going to try to link to more peripheral stories. Japan has more experience with earthquakes and […]

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