What Then?

“The future isn’t what it used to be.” -Yogi Berra (1925-2015) A worldwide plague puny by historical standards. Global mass hysteria. Governments cripple their economies to protect the enfeebled old, the chronically ill, and the constitutionally weak at the expense of...

Danger! New Vaccine.

“The most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” -President Ronald Reagan The COVID-19 race seems to be between a political-driven remedy and a politically-driven tyranny. Is it really? “Hope springs...

Medicine: A Poor Investment?

For society, is modern medicine a poor investment? Clearly for the individual, medicine is a good investment. “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell (1903-1950) Societally, other than services related directly or...

Hope!

“Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never is, but always To be Blest.” -Alexander Pope (1688-1744) GOOD NEWS: As you probably have heard, good news travelling almost as fast as bad, Johnson & Johnson has announced that it may have a vaccine for COVID-19...

Coronavirus: A Rational Response

“I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him.” -Revelation 6:8 Now, it’s official! The Chinese coronavirus [(2019)nCoV now re-named COVID-19] is becoming a pandemic that already has struck these...

Aftermath Of A Plague

Note (10FEB2020): The essay below presents a tale of aftermath of a highly lethal, global plague. Could it happen? Yes. Will it happen? Yes. Is it happening now? Apparently not. Whereas the current Chinese β-coronaviruse is highly contagious, it is not viciously...