Evolution of This Blog: Falling Down The Darwinian Rabbit Hole

Once you break through the illusion everything you ever wanted to know about biological evolution, but, were often afraid to ask - starts to make perfect sense... First, however, we need to briefly ask ourselves some pertinent questions regarding our standard Darwinian model - updated by the Neo-Synthesisers in its genetic form. For instance, “If…

Why Nature Deserves the Credit for the Dramatic Decline in Deaths from Once Deadlier Infectious diseases – NOT US – & Why this Matters More than Ever Today!

PDF Don't Count Your Children 'til they've had the Pox, Becoming Ancestrally Immune to Dying from Once Deadlier Contagions_  Click above to read why Nature should be given all the credit for the dramatic decline in deaths from once deadlier contagions and why this matters so much today... A. Parent  

Part Six (of Don’t Count Your Children Until They’ve Had the POX!) Scarlet Fever Returns: but it is a lot less deadly!

Scarlet Fever Returns: but it is a lot less deadly We don't know much about Scarlet Fever from the earlier era (pre-1800s), but we do, however, understand that it was fairly widespread and existed in some form as it relates to another fairly similar disease - Diphtheria, as documented in the excerpt below taken from…

Part Five (of ‘Don’t Count Your Children Until they’ve Had the POX!’ Series) – Cholera: The Disease that Inspired Bram Stoker to Write Dracula? & A Tale of Two Pathogens.

Local legend has it that some people were buried alive, so great was the haste to dispose of the corpses. The scenes at night around Sligo only served to heighten the sense of dread in the town. Tar barrels were lit in the streets in a misguided attempt to purify the air...

Doctors valiantly attempted to stem the outbreak, and had to contend with widespread ignorance about the disease. There was also suspicion that the medics themselves may have brought the disease upon the town -- they had conducted tests on the water to see if the epidemic had started there, and word spread that the water had been tampered with. Even when five of the doctors contracted cholera and died, the allegations continued...

Part Three (of ‘Don’t Count Your Children Until They’ve Had The POX!’) The Many ‘Typhoid Marys…’

Refusing Quarantine: Why Typhoid Mary Did It

Health officials lost track of her for a few years, but found her again in the midst of another typhoid outbreak, this time at a Manhattan maternity hospital where 25 people, mostly doctors and nurses, were infected. Mary had been cooking there under a fake name, but fled before health officials could catch her. They traced her to a house in Queens, where they had to sneak in through a second-story window, using a ladder, to apprehend her, according to the Times report on the event...

Don’t Count your children until they’ve had the Pox: Weekly Series Intro & Part One.

INTRODUCTION

 Can We Now Count Our Children?

Whatever happened to the Great Plague of the middle ages; a disease we never had any medical interventions for? Although, back in the day, protection was adopted by visiting doctors who attended the sick – the mask with the beak of a bird was filled with various herb potions and if the afflicted didn’t die from the plague, surely they would have died of fright at the sight of such a vision on one's sick bed...

Part Two (of ‘Don’t Count Your Children Until they’ve had the Pox’) WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE BUBONIC PLAGUE & WHAT HAS CHICKENPOX GOT TO DO WITH IT?

To anyone back in the middle ages, surely they would have believed that a pestilence had descended upon them sent from the Almighty himself. What punishment was this as they watched in horror as the merchant, pauper and lords alike were all torn asunder...

Evolution of This Blog: Falling Down The Darwinian Rabbit Hole

Once you break through the illusion everything you ever wanted to know about biological evolution, but, were often afraid to ask - starts to make perfect sense... First, however, we need to briefly ask ourselves some pertinent questions regarding our standard Darwinian model - updated by the Neo-Synthesisers in its genetic form. For instance, “If…