vaguely comforting

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The encouragement being:
That region beneath the Pacific Ocean is where a giant slab of Earth's crust called the Juan de Fuca Plate dives down beneath the North American plate, pushing up the Cascade mountains and causing dangerous upward-thrusting earthquakes.
I'd much rather be pushed up further into the air by an earthquake than dropped lower into the sea. Much as I love the ocean, a watery grave just doesn't seem appealing to me. In fact, I am generally disinclined to wetness, except insofar as it arcs toward spiritual elevation. Soaking in the tub. Skinny dipping. That sort of thing....