|Joseph Lister medicine
Joseph Lister put two and two together realized Runge’s carbolic acid would kill Pasteur’s microorganisms and had surgeons for the first time wash their hands and clean their instruments to reduce post-surgical infections.
Television news; political horse-races. Advertisements, bluster, obfuscation. Obeying orders; doing what you’re told. Drinking too much, ____ing too much. Letting experts take care of things. Giving up after the first failure. Thinking it doesn’t matter.
Loose lips lose lives. Knowledge is power. What do you know?