Perhaps the fear of bacteria and viruses in the future will increasingly lead to a disease preparedness characterized by totalitarian surveillance and control. A blind trust in vaccinations can lead to a phasing out of the human own immune system.
Science has made rapid progress in producing a vaccine against Covid-19. But can vaccine programs be based on active consent and autonomous choice by citizens? And does scientific rationality now go hand in hand with creative forms of irrationality?
Where are you going to travel when the pandemic ravages the destination? In the literature, of course. On the desolate islands of the books, you can stretch up the hammock without being infected by anything other than longing.
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