Exclusive Audio of Jelle de Boer
In the radio program, Jelle de Boer discusses the animistic belief systems that attribute such disasters to the movement of a great sea animal or fish. Here de Boer expands on his thought that such belief systems may actually be preferable to those that attribute natural disasters to a wrathful deity.
Jelle de Boer also discusses the value of a large, ecological perspective, that sees the ecological necessity of some natural disasters such as volcanoes. Acknowledging the terrible human suffering, de Boer also discusses the value of volcanic eruptions.