|Nearly a quarter century ago I had a book plan which remains filed under TPOAIA for its intended subtitle: The prospect of an informed age. With less (one) dying from Yasi's passage than may well have died without it, it might be about time to suggest we are finally crossing that line. Subsequent events in Cairo only add to that impression.
So with the disclaimer that people need to be paying attention, that increasingly scarce currency, and sans Rumsfeld's unknown unknowns. It seems to now becoming possible to know what you need to know, even in the most extreme circumstances. No doubt one of the keys to getting sufficient attention paid to Yasi was some very recent history: