Day 22~ August 22nd~ Boracay

a show of force

All we need is to stand on a seashore watching a storm brew over the ocean to realize that when it comes to the distribution of force, nature has the upper hand. We could be shaken, blown away, flooded, drowned, or dehydrated at any moment with minimal effort on the planet’s part. And I do wonder seeing how we abuse its resources without regard, when it might just be too much for our blue planet and it decides to flick us away or smash us as we would a blood sucking mosquito. Wouldn’t you if you were a planet?

30 thoughts on “Day 22~ August 22nd~ Boracay

  1. Beautiful picture and good thoughts, Mimo >>> and being an ex-geologist I have a good feel for just what Earth / Nature can throw at us if it has a mind too – totally vast and uncontrollable force! Adrian

      1. Oh that’s interesting, Mimo – doesn’t geology give a different perspective on things – landscape, our planet and so on? I was an enthusiastic geological collector – rocks, minerals, fossils – from my early boyhood on, and although other things have replaced those early interests, I’ve never lost sight of them – which is something I’m grateful for. A

    1. Thank you so much! I am honored to be nominated. I will do my best to get to figuring out what to do with responding 🙂 I really do value your thought!

  2. oh I agree completely. i call it the Shrug. i say that one day the earth will just apply the brakes, shrug just the slightest bit, we will all be hurled into the vortex, then it will reapply its gears and spin on, sighing with relief and glad to have THAT little experiment over with! amazing shot.. c

  3. and scary, ironically, to think that a bloodsucking mosquito is one of nature’s most dangerous forces!

    1. I don’t think you’d be able to tell we were here after a century unless you went digging.

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