It’s flu season again in America.
Which means that every Walgreen’s, CVS, school, and hardware store here in “the land of the free” and the home of the NSA seems to be relentlessly pimping and profiting from flu vaccines.
Which also means that we are well served to remember that once upon a time, not that long ago, in a galaxy not very far away, things like the measles and the flu were not a big deal.
I repeat: Not a big deal.
Which is not to say that these things didn’t cause harm and even at times kill people, which they certainly did (and still do).
It’s just that we weren’t afraid of them.
They were no biggie.
We weren’t terrified by their popping up every now and then in our communities.
We expected it.
We were more reasonable and more responsible back then.
We were more sane, chill, and balanced.
Put another way: We were more like something called “a thinking adult”.
But the times, they are a-changin’, and here in Snowflake America – a land filled with and defined by mass pride, mass ignorance, and mass State-dependence, things like the measles and the flu are …
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