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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History- Author Talk with Cynthia BarnettPensacola MESS Hall 418 E Wright Street, Pensacola, FL
After thousands of years spent praying for rain or worshiping it - burning witches at the stake to stop rain or sacrificing small children to bring it; mocking rain with irrigated agriculture and cities built in floodplains; even trying to blast rain out of the sky with mortars meant for war - humanity has finally managed to change the rain. Only not in ways we intended. Changing rainfall patterns are