Thinking about risk, what's at stake, and the odds of something bad happening.
-- Oceangrapher, Wallace Broecker, 1987.
"It's 3:23 in the morning, and I'm awake
because my great, great, grandchildren won't let me sleep.
My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams
what did you do, while the planet was plundered?
what did you do, when the earth was unravelling? ...
Everything else—the financial crisis, the life or death of the euro, authorita...