Friday, March 31, 2006

Divine Strake

Why do the bomb scientists and policy devils insist upon naming their terrible weapons of mass destruction with sacred words? Whose God would build and detonate things that make mushroom clouds and spread toxic dust, and kill living things? Why has our species birthed such monsters as these men?

diĀ·vine - adjective:
Having the nature of or being a deity.
Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity: sought divine guidance through meditation.
Being in the service or worship of a deity; sacred.
Superhuman; godlike.
Supremely good or beautiful; magnificent.
Extremely pleasant; delightful.
Heavenly; perfect

strake - noun:
part of a boat or ship. It is a strip of planking in a wooden vessel or of plating in a metal one, running longitudinally along the vessel's side, its bottom or between them on the turn of the bilge.
a device for controlling air flow over an aircraft.
a tool for tamping down and levelling semi-fluid materials into a mould.


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