Asked in ScienceEnvironmental Issues
What does natural calamity mean?
Asked in Environmental Issues, Essays
A short note on a natural calamity that occurred in Europe?
Define natural calamity?
"Natural" can be seen as opposed to supernatural or to man made. A natural, not supernatural, calamity is one which can be explained by science and would include storms, fire, explosions, shootings, disease etc., leaving event such as the Christians "Rapture", demon possession, haunting, curse and vampires as supernatural. A natural calamity, as opposed to man made, would include storms, flood, tsunamis, forest fires but exclude wars, random shootings, purposeful poisoning and stock market collapses. A natural calamity in its normal context is any large scale unpleasant event which is caused by natural forces beyond human control.
Asked in William Shakespeare, Plays, Romeo and Juliet
What does Friar Laurence mean by saying Romeo is wedded to calamity?