CRYING WOLF

This panic and shutdown based on flawed and faulty information reminds me of a funny story when I was in the first grade. We were having school held in a nearby church with a big steeple, while our new school was being built nearby in Midland Park, NJ. […]

THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

In his famous fable, the Ancient Greek, Aesop describes how a hungry grasshopper who planned poorly and squandered his resources begs for food from a frugal and responsible ant when winter comes. The situation sums up the moral lessons about the virtues of hard work and planning for […]

THE WORLD’S WORST DISEASE

What is the most resilient and deadly parasite? A wild and deadly strain of bacteria? A deadly virus? An intestinal worm? Nope. It’s an idea. An idea is… Once an idea has taken hold of the human brain it’s almost impossible to eradicate. And there’s no vaccine and […]

THE LIES OF XI

Xi Jinping, the dictator of Communist China, is playing a dangerous game, his lies about China’s actions to combat the Chinese epidemic, have meant that maybe a million Chinese have died. In Wuhan, where the outbreak apparently started, there’s a laboratory researching coronaviruses, actually literally next-door to the […]