The SLEEP of REASON PRODUCES MONSTERS
F. Goya, 1799
mankind emerged thousands years ago from the darkness of some uncertain
inside the core [DNA] some devastating characters the unpiteous Nature
of subduing the beastly inheritance, Mrs. Nature supplied us a gigantic
series of additive disasters,
from the more than 3,300 genetic diseases affecting babies at birth
with more than 11,000 diseases
Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modifications, 4th ed.,1993,
Washington, Public Health Service].
humans all over the less than about 30,000 days of human life.
of diseases is addressed to improve our life
by a continuous
physical and mental degradation process [the aging process]
in glory by the definitive death [by cancer, for instance]: death of parents,
death of sons,
of pets, of scientists; death submersed by physical and mental sufferings.
Nature supplied some people of a degree of idiocy large enough to sing
of 'mother nature' filling the universe of all kind of benefices.
Obviously, such idiots
bad form of blindness towards evidences of criminal violence characterizing
So it could
be not useless to remember here some of the nature's most
crimes against Human life and the planet earth as a whole.
ethical progress of society depends not on imitating the cosmic process,
but in combating it.' Thomas Huxley
criticism has no nobler task than to shatter false beliefs.' L.
von Mises [1881-1973]