We lost faith in human progress when we lost faith in humanity. Grandma always liked to talk about that one fine day, back in 1929 … It didn’t start out very well, she was doing a chore she hated, pumping water from the local well and carrying the heavy, unstable bucket back up a steep… Read More »The Myth of Overpopulation
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The quest for a vaccine against all viruses created a Pythonesque tragedy of errors. We’ve all been reading about how COVID is “rampant” among American deer. How they have “stunning” rates of COVID. Absolutely “shockingly high” rates of COVID ! According to one study, SARS-CoV-2 antibodies were detected in one sample of infected American deer was collected before January… Read More »Dr. Fauci and the Wayward Deer
This is not one of those times.. The sixteenth century’s cultural upheaval and plagues gave us Hieronymus Bosch. The horrors of the Inquisition and the Napoleonic invasion gave us Goya’s unflinching, surrealist works. The art world’s total rejection of the civilization that inflicted the First World War on them gave us Surrealism. 1950’s and 60’s… Read More »Throughout history, bad times have inspired Great Art.