What ails you

We found a fascinating article at New Atlantis about the “medicalization” of everything which Mad readers might find thought-provoking. Joseph E. Davis argues that medicine has pushed its way into daily life, creating “belief in the omnipresence of disorder.” This seems obvious during a pandemic, but he explains that we live in time when the medicalization juggernaut is claiming… Read More What ails you

Didn’t think that one through

National Geographic, amongst other media outlets has pointed out that the current tally of COVID deaths means 1 in 500 Americans have died from the disease. A terrible milestone, for sure. Yet The Atlantic has published an article reinforcing what studies in other countries have found. The piece reports that almost half the recorded cases of COVID requiring hospitalization were for… Read More Didn’t think that one through

Life savings

Christian evangelist, Nick Vujicic, has set out to found a “pro life bank.” Vujicic says 90% of banks give philanthropically to pro-abortion organizations and is working to make an alternative.  In other life news, Mississippi recently asked the Supreme Court to overturn the Roe vs Wade ruling, which made abortion legal all across America in 1973. If you… Read More Life savings