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“A Cloud Still Hangs Over Bhopal”

December 3, 2009

An op-ed marking the 25th anniversary of Bhopal in today’s NYT:

There’s a really fascinating section on thinking about the gas as a kind of sentient organism. I wonder what it says that Mehta imagines (or imagines the people of Bhopal imagining) the gas as a living being that can make choices (like sparing one animal and not others). I’m pretty sure Animal would disapprove.

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  1. December 4, 2009 7:57 pm

    Thank you for posting this story, Dan. I’ve been thinking about the 25th anniversary this week!

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