The RNLI was just pitched badly --people did not know what it was and what was expected of them. This request, again is pitched a bit poorly. The tragedy has happened and there is nothing yet another petition can do about it. It's a bit like being bombarded by a deluge of image upon image of starving, suffering children in Africa while many of us are preoccupied, in the current economic climate, with the very real worry of finding/keeping a job and keeping a roof over our heads. We feel powerless. We feel more depressed. We feel angry and frustrated with those who make us feel that way. Yes, we know that the world is a **** place. We're just trying to get on in it ourselves. The reason people are dismissive is because they do not want to be confronted with another tragedy that happened 23 years ago and they can't do anything about. They can't take away Kevin's mom's pain or loss. They can't make it better. They have their own stuff to worry about. So excuse them for not having too much room for empathy.