Wednesday, November 15, 2006
While news from the Pacific usually focuses on disasters; monsoons, tsunamis, islands burning, earthquakes, etc. NASA reports that a new island has appeared and a mysterious shelf of pumice has arisen in the region. It is the dance of the dialectic in nature.
August 2006 brought two new things to the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific. One was a raft of lightweight, frothy volcanic rock—pumice—floating on the ocean surface. The other was a new island emerging out of the water.
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