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August 24, 2001

"Why does the story, Giant"

Why does the story, Giant Pontoon Launched in Russia to Help Raise Sunken Sub, have some emotional impact? I don't think that it is BigToyism. I'm a small toy person. A new pizza tray, or bookshelf, is my idea of fun... It is not militarism in any way. I think it is another story of people trying to accomplish something impossible together, not for glory, but because it is a messy job that just needs to be done. It is unglamorous, more like cleaning up the apartment after a party. But some how there's a dignity to the task that is greater than sending someone to the moon, because it will never garner great praise. Hmmm... what am I thinking."

Posted by jason at August 24, 2001 08:28 AM