We are social creatures, meant to be together. That means social pressure is real and can be intense.
The world-building is fantastic, but the historical background to the novels is also instructive.
Amidst a controversial national lockdown, economic ruin, and mounting intelligence evidence pointing to an origin in a Chinese lab, the coronavirus has reminded us of a number of things.
Evolutionary ecologist Eric Pianka has mused about a dramatic culling of the human race, by 90 percent, courtesy of the “efficient” Ebola virus.
We’re particularly pleased with this episode’s timing because it comes as Easter and Passover are upon us this weekend.