Thursday, November 19, 2020

Covid-19 In Historic Context -

Covid-19 In Historic Context -
Covid-19 In Historic Context

If we truly wanted to deal with Covid-19 in an effective manner, designed to minimize and ultimately stop its continuing- yet avoidable- murderous effects on our species, we would have to look at all the historical and scientific factors, that we have so far ignored, that have made us the prime target for such a pandemic- or other plague- that we clearly have the scientific knowledge to minimize or avoid completely, if our leaders only listened to the scientists and historians, who clearly know better. And in so doing we might conclude that what is truly astonishing is that it has taken this long for modern humans to be "attacked" by a virus or other avoidable pandemic, given the cavalier way we continue to occupy this planet as if we weren't part of, or dependent on a healthy earth biosphere.

There are presently 7.8 billion people living on this planet, which optimally should support a population of no more than 1.5 and 2 billion people. To deal with such overpopulation, over the centuries, caused by humans without birth control continuing to encroach on the habitat of other species, nature has created viruses and other plagues to cull the human and other animal herds.

In the 14th century, Europe was hit by the Black Death or CONTINUE READING: Covid-19 In Historic Context -