Just about the time you think there’s no bottom to the lunacy we’re witnessing in our world, straight out of the mouths of institutions that we count on for information, a new contestant emerges. And no, I’m not talking about the socially phobic OCD scab pickers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the United States Department of Health and Human Services pirates who kept toddlers in masks with their recommendations until only a few months ago.
This one’s super-depressing, because these are positions taken by what I’ve considered the most responsible of all our nongovernment organizations (NGOs) — the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. These are the Doomsday Clock folks — the ones who tell us theoretically how close we are to Armageddon. The clock, in the face of the Russo-Ukraine War, has been stuck at something like 100 seconds for a while.
They recently published an article that was supposedly about raising the awareness of the biological weapons threat. Timely, of course. COVID-19 is almost certainly an engineered virus that suffered a lab accident. And we’ve had to live with the chaos of that for the last three years.