A modest proposal concerning the Phoenix rescue capsule.

A modest proposal concerning the Phoenix rescue capsule.

Brandon : Canada | Oct 13, 2010 at 6:26 PM PDT
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Now that all the miners are safely rescued the question remains what is to be done with the rescue capsule named Phonenix and the underground space where the miners were trapped for such a long time. No doubt there are many possible uses.

Some enterprising entrepreneur could arrange rides down and short stays at 10,000 or so U.S. a pop. Perhaps the very rich Chilean president could promote the enterprise by being the first customer. However my own proposal would be for a much more socially valuable use. The rescue effort imbued people around the world with a sense of hope. What we need is hope for the Mid East Peace Process. Here is my proposal.

We send Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu down the shaft. Perhaps there should be some third party mediator as well. Tony Blair would do. I would like to send him to a very warm place anyway. The three would stay down below until they have reached a peace agreement.

This might very well set an excellent precedent for the solving of other problems. Once Kim Jong-un becomes leader of North Korea we could send him down with a South Korean representative to stay there until a peace agreement between the two countries is finally negotiated. There are endless possibilities.

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