Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Climate Change + Famine + War = Pandemics

Throughout human history, whenever the usual suspects disrupt the existing infrastructure of men otherwise complacent there is a raft of opportunism upon which ride any number of diseases that go from seemingly trivial to lethal almost overnight.

Our generation doesn't know about typhoid and cholera. It seems to most sheeple that such things must have been buried in the mists of antiquity when in fact they are so close at hand that even the smallest interruption in the supply of clean water can eliminate half the children in a nation overnight.

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