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RandArrow 16 points ago +16 / -0

Would love to see proof of this, only examples I can think of are opposite. 1918 Flu started in war and ended in economic prosperity. Black plague created middle class.

2Eyes 7 points ago +7 / -0

Well, it's not exactly accurate. It's hard to describe the years between the wars, right at the tail the Spanish flu, as affluent. The Black Plague came to an end at 1353. It's commonly thought that the modern middle class hailed from the Calvinist movement, which emerged around 1550.

MastersOfGayology 9 points ago +9 / -0

The black plague massively reduced population at a time when population was fairly tight, forcing the use of marginal agricultural land and stretching pre industrial economic resources pretty tight. In England before the black plague it was not uncommon for a famine to kill 5-10% of the population (and people today think they've got it rough!) One of the major effects of the black plague was to pretty rapidly move from a labor surplus to a labor shortage, and wages rose 5-10 fold in a short time. That set the stage for the rise of the middle class later.

2Eyes 5 points ago +6 / -1

I updotted you because I agree with your description of history, however iit would take another 200 years for a middle class - - which by definition and law could save and build up property to inherent - - to emerge. A reminder: serfdom was officially abolished in England only in 1574.

MAGA_MEXICAN_CHILI 6 points ago +6 / -0

However both of those pandemics came about due to poor understanding of Germs and sanitation.

This is far more deliberate as we've seen in the past 10 months a constant change in the terms and head tilting of key medical theories. Talking Vaccine and Vaccine Theory, Germ and Germ Theory. The study of our immunity and what we know.

The fact that proven science up to 2020-2021 was tossed out because it became an inconvenient truth is something as a society we're going to have to deal with in the foreseeable future.

Also another cautionary note, if you know someone who got the poke...implore them to change their diets. Eat foods that are anti-inflammatory, make them take NAC and anti-oxident blends. You can still overcome the RNA re-write by making sure your DNA stays intact and your body sheds all those infected cells.

1 year for all skin cells to be shed, 3 months for the heart, 2 months for the lungs, 7 months (combined) for the stomach, liver, intestines.

NormaJeanRocks 1 point ago +1 / -0

Funny how Amazon banned the sale of NAC isnt it.

2ScoopsMAGA 4 points ago +4 / -0

That’s a good point. Can’t remember where I read that. Either way…this isn’t a real pandemic so it’s not going to follow any historic pattern unless it becomes communism. Then we all know what happens next.

Ballind 0 points ago +1 / -1

You're characterizing the slow motion economic collapse leading from one world war from the next as economic prosperity. Might lose the audience leading with that claim.

RandArrow 1 point ago +1 / -0

No, I'm characterizing the roaring 20s as an economic boom, which it was for most of the world.

Ballind -1 points ago +1 / -2

I'm aware that paper wealth was created, much like the Obama era. We now have the benefit of 100 years of perspective to see that it was fake growth used to amplify economic inequality and the era ultimately led to collapse and war.