Ito’s message 2011.7

D’où venons-nous ? Que sommes-nous ? Où allons-nous ? Two events early in the 21st Century have changed the way we view the world. (1) The 9-11 attack showed that there is no safe place in the world, and government can’t protect us. After the attack, Osama bin Laden continued his activities for over 10 years. The US spent billions of dollars to stop him, and inadvertently created more terrorists along the way. (2) The great earthquake/tsunami showed that there is no safe place from natural disasters, and technology can’t protect us. Even Japan, which has the best anti-earthquake and anti-tsunami infrastructure in the world, was devastated. Many people in Continue reading