I often find that events happening in the world parallel things that are happening in a micro-level around my life. I’ve always been a firm believer that there aren’t really that many unique events in the world, that macro-level events replicate themselves in microenvironments. The example I’m going to use is “superpowers in a post-superpower world,” or more specifically, “How Lambda Phi Epsilon mirrors the United States of America.” I’m finding it increasingly fascinating how similar the problems of each are to each other and how even more similar the responses that each group can take to their problems can be.
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The terrifying news of an 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred on March 11, 2011 in Japan hasshocked everyone by surprise. Videos and pictures of the horrendous aftermath are depicted all over the media. The catastrophic tsunami waves swept across the Northern coast of Japan and destroyed houses, lives, and people’s dreams. It’s been declared as one of the most destructive natural disasters in the history. As of now, the death toll has reached over two thousand people and the total is expected to surpass tens of thousands, but the damages to the hearts and souls of all those who are affected is immeasurable. The pain and suffering of the victims can be felt all the way across the Pacific in United States.
This was released by the Board of Directors of Lambda Phi Epsilon, National Fraternity Inc. on June 29, 2010. It has been reposted here from its official source for reference. Continue reading