The plague appeared in Greece as a weapon of divine wrath. Agamemnon, offended the priest of Apollo and the God spread pestilence among the Greeks.
The world after the pandemic will look very different, according to a new book from physician and Yale professor Nicholas Christakis. Christakis says that the peoples of the world will go through a time of unbridled consumer enthusiasm and lessened...
Although most of us may feel a bit sorry for ourselves in 2020, having to deal with lockdowns and other strict measures to combat the coronavirus, we are are truly not alone in this experience. Millions of people who...
By Joel Christensen* In the fifth century BC, the playwright Sophocles began “Oedipus Tyrannos” with the title character struggling to identify the cause of a plague striking his city of Thebes. (Spoiler alert: It’s his own bad leadership.) As someone who...