TedTAce
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:13 am

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jtamu97
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:17 am

Amazing, however it looks like there is a dry area at the bottom of the picture near the Superdome..Wonder if it is still dry?
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bezoar
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:22 am

Those are quite dramatic. Thanks for the link. The catastrophe is greater than I can comprehend.

I've heard that our hospital here in Bristol, TN has received notice that we may receive as many as 30-35 patients in transfer from N.O., and will probably initiate the 'disaster plan' if so.
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KROC
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 12:48 am

Quoting TedTAce (Thread starter):
Yeah were living... in a modern world.

Does the modern world mean it should not be susceptible to Natural Disasters?
 
ilikeyyc
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 1:40 am

some more pictures at http://www.digitalglobe.com
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CaptOveur
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 3:02 am

The difference between our modern world, as Ted calls it. And the world of 50 or 100 years ago is the speed at which we will recover from this.
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stlgph
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Fri Sep 02, 2005 3:34 am

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 5):
And the world of 50 or 100 years ago is the speed at which we will recover from this.

50 years ago you'd just see one picture or two on a tv.

75 years ago you'd just hear about it on the radio.

100 years ago you'd just read about it in the newspaper.

250 years ago you'd just sing about it sitting around a campfire

500 years ago you'd read about it through someone's notes

1,000 years ago you'd hear about it through someone telling stories

2,000 years ago it would have made the Bible.
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TedTAce
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RE: Before And After Sat Pics Of NO

Fri Sep 02, 2005 9:29 am

Quoting KROC (Reply 3):

Does the modern world mean it should not be susceptible to Natural Disasters?

I think it's a Mike and the Mechanics song, and I meant that it's amazing that now adays we can watch the suffering "real" time

Quoting CaptOveur (Reply 5):
The difference between our modern world, as Ted calls it. And the world of 50 or 100 years ago is the speed at which we will recover from this.

I hope you are right

Quoting STLGph (Reply 6):
2,000 years ago it would have made the Bible.

I KNOW you are right... unfortuantely

In another 'footnote' of the "Modern World" Someone was listening to what he purported to be a Scanner feed over the internet of the NOPD dping their job. I haven't heard it on the 'real' media yet but allegedly a ferry boat captain was shot according to the feed. No word on how badly.  Sad
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