A calamity's conditional severity.
“Which reminds us of this obvious fact: the effect and repercussion of these cataclysms are also conditioned, in their breadth and their impact, by a politico-economical situation, and therefore by the power of the media, a signifying power, then, both ethological and ethical, the ethos of ethology here making the link between the organization of the natural habitat and ethics, therefore so-called human responsibility in the fields of economics, ecology, morality, law, and politics).” Excerpt From: Derrida, Jacques. “The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume I.” The University of Chicago Press, 2009. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright. Check out this book on the iBooks Store: https://itun.es/us/k62XH.l