The World is Ending


Katherine Kregness, Website Editor

So the world is ending. This is not news. We are all very much aware. The real question is this: how are we all going to die? What will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back? Will it be famine? Floods or droughts? Wildfires like the ones destroying Australia? Volcanoes and earthquakes? All very plausible answers, yes. But all wrong. It will be disease. Specifically, the plague. Just take a moment to think about it. Both 1820 and 1920 had massive and widespread plague outbreaks. Well here we are in 2020. What are we waiting for? With the anti-vax movement on the rise, it was honestly just a matter of time. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2020 is the year of the rat. Coincidence? I think not. Time to get vaccinated, folks!


Edit: I wrote this opinionette in early January, before the coronavirus was frequently talked about. Well now look where we are. Not to say I told you so but…