Volcanoes were here before we snotty, ungrateful hydrocarbons metamorphosed from the goo, and volcanoes will be here after we're gone. They're not always perfect, but they work their calderas off to provide us with a hospitable surface environment. Punk metazoans oughta show a little more respect.
Pay special attention to the comments.
Then check out the response and it's comments. Oh, what fun!
And the post that started my geoblog reading in the first place? Here. And well worth the time to click on it. Again, pay attention to the comments.
And for my physics/astronomy-loving readers, enjoy.