Here’s another in my series of pieces on how, when it comes to the coronavirus, we are not all in it together, thanks to the deniers, liars, and other covidiots.
Next time someone says the US should have followed Sweden’s lead in allowing COVID-19 to run its course, infecting a lot of people who would then build up antibodies to fight it and moving the country towards herd immunity faster, share this to explain why they are wrong.
A recent newspaper story about NASA’s plans to slam a spacecraft into an asteroid to change its course reminds me of a real stinker from the era of all-star, big-budget disaster movies.
Our society won’t be able to return to anything approaching normalcy until enough people are inoculated with an effective vaccine for COVID-19. But I have serious doubts we can count on enough of our fellow citizens to get the shot. Read on.
It’s extremely improbable that there’s a parallel universe where positive is negative, left is right, and time runs backwards. But if there is, in that universe, every movie is “Memento.” Except “Memento.”
This op-ed agrees with my earlier pieces saying people who protest against lockdowns have a moral duty to forgo medical care in favor of those who followed the rules.
As I browse around the internet looking for interesting articles, I occasionally come across a lead paragraph or two that absolutely sucks me in. Here’s a perfect example, from a Scientific American piece by Katie Weeman.
From a Vanity Fair video series, watch astronaut Chris Hadfield critique what’s right and wrong in movies that take place in space.