Yes we live in a small world geographically and technologically, but is it worth it that mainland Americans are fearing for the worst on the whole radiation leak ordeal in Japan?
It sounds over dramatized to be buying iodine pills that help combat radiation poisoning. If you think about it aren’t we always exposed to radiation from the electronics that surround us?
Instead of worrying about ourselves who have not gone though a three-fold disaster like Japan, we should worry about those people who are suffering and who’s health is actually in jeopardy.
Opportunities to help support the relief efforts are occurring on campus, like the bake sale going on all week at school. This is the proper reaction to the crisis.