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Absolutely Helpless

by Kerido Sunday, April 18, 2010 1:54 AM
Want to make God laugh? Tell him your plans!

My trip to Paris has been completely screwed up by the Icelandic volcano whose name no one dares to say on Russian TV. I can try: Eyjafjallajokull, damn it! My flight is cancelled with absolutely no respect to how well everything was previously arranged.

This is yet another example of our complete misunderstanding of how absolutely helpless we are trying to change nature. And that's why the world periodically gives us a little reminder.