I keep hearing the Japanese are resilient.
Heck, yes,they are. They are the only country to survive two atomic bombs and the aftermath, and then build nuclear reactors. And I admire that, hugely. They have built carefully.
This is not a judgement call. Or a finger, or an agenda. Because I have none beyond my grief that this has happened.
The quake, the tsunami, could not be planned. The country planned, but never for this. Never for this. It is way-beyond imagining. And it happened.
Humans keep thinking we are in charge, and we build, and we proliferate, and then we learn we are NOT in charge, however many fail-safes we institute. Then we get scared.
I sit in the middle of a state prone to turnados, lightning.thunder, floods and fires. NO place on earth is safe.
No place has ever been.
I pray for the people of Japan, their relatives and friends in other places.
I know many have been lost. I hope many more will be reunited.
I don't have to hope US citizens will come forth--whatever we can do, we do. And it keeps us strong.