A liberal panelist on CNN explains why basic, commonsense measures to stop the spread of Ebola and other hemorrhagic diseases … such as quarantining people traveling from regions where the disease is epidemic… is not possible. It’s because of slavery.
David Quammen, author of Ebola, believes the past sins of the United States require it to maintain travel links with the nation, despite the possible health consequences.
“We in America, how dare we turn our backs on Liberia, given the fact that this is a country that was founded in the 1820s, 1830s because of American slavery?” he told Cooper. “We have a responsibility to stay connected with them, and help them see this through.”
I begin to think Ebola is evolution’s way of telling us that our society has become too stupid to survive.