“Would you offer violence to a well intentioned virus on its slow road to symbiosis?”
–William S. Burroughs, “The Electronic Revolution”
(Editor’s Note: this was originally published on March 17, 2019)
I’m going to talk about a topic that is largely anchored in matters of biology, but will at some point take a sharp left turn into the esoteric.
Now, I believe there are two things in this world we vastly underestimate: bacteria and viruses. I don’t think we fully understand them and what they can do, especially in terms of how they operate inside the human body.