Monday, April 26, 2010
Last week, we linked to a CNN editorial that proposed isostasy (thanks, Anon commenter, for that fancy term) -- a stretching of the earth's crust resulting from the surface being unburdened of melted ice -- as a possible cause of the Iceland volcano, which I mocked as Gaia feeling bloated.
We have something that clearly tops that, thanks to Purple Avenger over at Ace.
"Many women who do not dress modestly... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes," Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was quoted as saying by Iranian media.Perhaps Sedighi is just speaking metaphorically. Just brainstorming, there might actually be a good set of lyrics for a Barry White song in there, if Mr. White was not serenading in his unique way up in heaven.
Don't worry, us western infidels are already testing this. Alas it's too late to get involved in the Boobquake. At least we can all be reassured by the diligence of science