Facing Reality, Even on a Sunny Sunday

“Americans have long had an unswerving belief that technology will save us — it is the cavalry coming over the hill, just as we are about to lose the battle. And yet, as Americans watched scientists struggle to plug the undersea well over the past month, it became apparent that our great belief in technology was perhaps misplaced.” (NYTimes)

On a Sunday morning in a Washington, DC isolated from so many of the externalities that it itself creates, melancholy words of an imperfect world show the power and importance of journalism.

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