There have been anti-vaccine protests as long as there have been vaccines. And there have been doctor-bashers as long as there have been doctors. Before we had science-based medicine, all we had was “alternative” medicine: folk medicine and superstition. It’s sad that people are encouraging each other to return to that pre-scientific world.
The Kitty Genovese case became a troubling symbol of bystander apathy in the United States. According to the Times report, thirty-seven people witnessed Genovese being stabbed to death in three separate attacks over a period of thirty minutes, and none of them called the police or attempted to intervene.
Captain D’s catch phrase is “Love with your heart: use your brain for everything else.” I think it’s about time the community learned more about the man behind the makeup.
People want to believe in G/C, and they can easily find reasons to disregard the evidence. Hope springs eternal.
Cuando comencé mi trabajo sobre las ilusiones de la memoria no me imaginaba que se iba a transformar en un tema tan relevante socialmente y tan políticamente explosivo.