posted on Feb, 9 2009 @ 09:10 AM
Common physical events used to be attributed to gods, and examples of human courage can be interpreted in other ways, too.
This airline captain was trained to do what he did, and he did it with exemplary focus and steeled nerves.
Planes with proper landing gear do land on rivers and bays everyday; aircraft going over water do carry lifevests. This was an extraordinary feat for
the huge craft that had unexpected critical loss of power over a city, a testament to Sullenberger's skill.
Just as we can look up at clouds and see what we want, sometimes we can find symbolism in events. Hey, I thought at the time that the break up of SS
Columbia over Texas was a perfect warning for Americans about President Bush from Texas.