Cousin Kyle Balcom (L) and brother Dustin Bush console each other after the disappearance of Jeffrey Bush into a Seffner, Florida, sinkhole. Edward Linsmier/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Edward Linsmier/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Can We Ever Explain Human Tragedy? March 4, 2013 When a sinkhole swallows a man whole, it's natural to look for answers that explain the tragedy. Can science provide the answers? Commentator Tania Lombrozo says that some explanations are never satisfying.