The Wisdom of Philosopher-Kings

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The Prime Minister of Australia has come up with an answer to the mystery of the disappearance of flight 370. It “must be somewhere,” he declared, thus restoring our confidence in elected officials to bring order into our complex world. How he came to this conclusion is not clear, although one wonders if he is only applying the conservation principle to the problem.  In any event, let us take the man up on his challenge. If the missing flight is “somewhere,” why don’t we look there? 

1:40 pm on April 28, 2014