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The week in review: The gods must be angry

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sun, October 4 2009 | 11:58 am

PREMIUM Whenever a devastating disaster on the scale of Wednesday's massive earthquake in West Sumatra happens, people across the country wonder what the nation has done to deserve such a calamity. Priests and clerics tell us it is divine punishment and that God is trying to tell us something. Scientists tell us the quake was really the result of shifts in the Earth's tectonic plates. Whether you sub...