Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Rhetoric of Disaster

One thing to remember about the Japanese nuclear disaster: Government and corporate officials will grossly understate the dangers while people 5,000 miles away will fantasize armageddon.
So, it is only a matter of time before Tokyo Electric Power executives begin talking about the health benefits of radiation while people in California start predicting mothers will give birth to green babies with five arms.

Painting is the Art of Rhetoric by Anton Akrhipov.

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