Sunday, March 20, 2011


There has been a surprising lack of weirdness in the trisaster in Japan.  Mostly I see horrible devastation and radiation and people acting in a heroically civil manner.  I made this picture to salute people we could learn from in this.

This is my recognition of the spirit, courage and civility of the Japanese people and their response to the recent trisaster.
This is a reminder that the Sun is always shining. Sometimes we just can't see her.
Below is the the devastation of the earthquake and tsunami, while Fujiyama soars above the tragedy. Above all, the benevolent presence of Amaterasu-no-Kami, the Sun Goddess and chief deity of the Shinto religion, gives her blessing and strength to her people, the people of Japan.
(Note: I am neither Shinto nor Japanese. If I have hurt anybody's religious sensibilities, please let me know and I will correct the matter.)


From Creative Commons
With much thanks to Derek Visser. Three of his photos were used to make the Fukushima plant here:
To the United States Air Force
the US Pacific Fleet(Navy)

The other images used are in the Public Domain.

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