Archive for August 31st, 2005

Lac New Orleans

See Lake New Orleans? That, Dear Diary, is why you don’t build on floodplains. You’re gambling with mother nature, and nature always wins. Those who settled the city were foolish and ignorant. Rebuilding the city where it was would be even more so. Rebuilding the city below sea level would be ridiculous folly, and it’s depressing to me that many are too blinded by irrationality and emotion to see this.

Published in: General, History | on August 31st, 2005 | Comments Off on Lac New Orleans