The Lakes of Mount Kelimutu, Indonesia are considered to be the resting place for departed souls, the lakes are locally referred to as “the lake of evil spirits”. All 3 lakes change colour from blue to green to black or red unpredictably.
Evil spirits? Volcanic chemical reactions? Do people conceive of the waters changing color because they believe like the essence that spirits are composed of is physically soluble? O__o
Maybe a better question is: why is my brain trying to parse out the mechanics or chemistry of evil spirits?
8.7 magnitude quake off-coast of Indonesia. Tsunami warning for Indian Ocean
OVERCOMING AN OBSTACLE: Adults escorted students to school on the other side of Ciberang River over a flood-damaged suspension bridge in Lebak, Indonesia, Thursday. (Associated Press)
Wow. Bravery, dedication and an education necessarily tethered to the Earth and the Environment. Obviously and ideally, kids shouldn’t have to climb across a perilous bridge, but you gotta do what you gotta do. Much respect. This is something to balance out the negative story from Indonesia I posted the other day.
Are you losing money because there are people riding for free on top of your train(s)? Have previous threats and measures failed to stop them? Well, you’re in luck! Now you can kill them off! Just hang these ‘human sweepers’ on station entrances/exits and let physics do the rest!
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