Tag: #hygiene

The Next Paradigm Shift in How We Think About Causality

If you paid attention in history class, you may remember that there was a time when we didn’t really know what caused diseases in humans and animals. We used to think that diseases were curses from the gods or the actions of demons and spirits. Because disease was so mysterious, we gave it a fantastical origin. Then came the scientists.…

Washing your hands is sometimes not enough

I was listening to a radio show the other morning, early in the morning, and the host asked the guest what his advice would be for future generations if an asteroid hit the Earth and wiped out all of our technology and/or our civilization. The guest answered that he would advice future generations to wash their hands. He explained that…