Saturday, December 29, 2007

World's best (controlled) implosions --

Stormy sky --photo copyright Kyi May Kaung


http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2007/12/29/relerford.old.file.cabinet.stocks.whdh

Do I hear my friends in poor countries like Burma going, "Oh, oh, oh! -- Perfectly good buildings!"

Notice how skillfully the implosion is carried out.

Don't you wish it were a neat metaphor for old defunct systems like dictatorships and command economies? Unfortunately, political and economic systems don't (can't) go down, or be brought down, that neatly.

Kyi May Kaung