A Contrarian Speaks: 2019-nCoV

Shouldn’t we just get along? Or does this mean war?

BTW, Covid-19 Mostly Kills Old White Men . . . By Governo Italiano — http://www.governo.it, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=87378121

Isn’t Covid-19 exactly the sort of disease the human race needs right now?

  1. Why do I call it 2019-nCoV?
Image 1966 By June Almeida and David Tyrrellhttps://www.microbiologyresearch.org/docserver/fulltext/jgv/1/2/JV0010020175.pdf?expires=1586941505&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=34CDB01C2EE0BFA0089C29B3B0A892ADThe Morphology of Three Previously Uncharacterized HumanRespiratory Viruses that Grow in Organ Culture, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=89153083 . . . Note: These are not red spheres of death.

The next night was beyond weird.

Sphere of Death . . . By CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM — https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=23312 This media comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Image Library (PHIL), with identification number #23312. This file was derived from: 2019-nCoV-CDC-23312.png:, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=86444014 . . . Just so you know, folks: this image was made by well-paid artists who claim they were hired to create an image of Covid-19 that would let ‘the people’ know what their enemy looked like. In other words, it’s a fake. I don’t like it when people are ‘gamed.’
Photo by Bogdan Shcheglovitov on Unsplash

Wait!

Listen!

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Look!

Never mind the stupid damned list. I’ve changed my mind. You people are pissing me off.

Thing is . . . we climate and environmental scientists figured this all out — in the 1950s, ’60s . . . and finally in the 1990s, when we knew we were at our last-chance tipping point. We tried to warn you. Nobody listened. Nobody but the big-oil oligarchs, who sabotaged us with disinformation.

Image by Ria Sopala from Pixabay

These Kids Weren’t Wearing Their Stupid Masks

But in the scheme of things, do you still think Covid-19 is your biggest threat?

Am I absolutely certain that everything I’ve claimed in this article is correct?

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Fred Ermlich

Living in rural Panamá — non-extractive, non-capitalistic. Expat USA. Scientist, writer, researcher, teacher. STEM mentor +languages. Gargoylplex@protonmail.com