Natural Disasters and the Problem of Human Control
The recent Hurricane Florence left behind devastation—drenching North Carolina with 8 trillion gallons of water and causing $266 million worth of damage–and now with Hurricane Michael’s landfall this week, a number of interesting questions are raised regarding human agency and control, especially in our era of unprecedented convenience and instant customization. In this episode, Nathan and Cameron discuss some of the ways in which these natural occurrences disrupt our notions of human progress and control.
Don't miss another episode, subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes or Google Play Music.
Follow the Thinking Out Loud hosts on Twitter:
Cameron McAllister - @CamMcAllister7
Nathan Rittenhouse - @N_Rittenhouse1
Want to listen to this later?