What our obsession with Malaysia Flight 370 says about us

Technology and modernity are not the protective shields we imagine

Missing Malaysian flight
(Image credit: (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara))

Let's face it: We are obsessed with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Indeed, conspiracy theorists probably haven't had this much material since the JFK assassination.

Maybe the flight landed on a remote air strip. Perhaps it evaded detection by "shadowing" another plane. Maybe aliens were involved? Don't rule out terrorism. Maybe the pilots committed suicide? Or maybe the passengers and crew were just the tragic victims of a fire.

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