Unthinking our way into 'progressive collapse'
For much of yesterday, the self-destruction of the Champlain Tower condo in Surfside, Florida, was summarized in headlines and tweets as a “partial building collapse.” I’m not going to force anyone to watch the video of it who doesn’t want to, but suffice it to say that wording does not capture what happened by half.
The most immediate visual comparison…
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