|The 11,000-year-old Ain Sakhri Lovers Figurine. If one is female and the other is male, it is impossible to tell which is which: because all who can love must be equal.|
Disaster: when hazard and vulnerability collide, bringing loss of life – or worse, destruction of life – and harm to that which gives it function or meaning. But here is a disaster of which we still know next to nothing of what the hazard was, nor of how it warped us; indeed, which we often fail to acknowledge as disaster at all.
The following is an excerpt from an as yet unpublished work of mine: Disgrace – Why humanity can be so much better, first drafted in October 2010, one year before this post.