... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Despite the source of this report

who doesn't feel just a little bit less secure because of it?

Lab-Created Bird Flu Virus Poses Massive Threat

'The best laid schemes of mice and men...' and all that. It sure makes me wonder what the '...gang aft agley' part of this will ultimately be...

"Say, Bill. Let's create an easily transmitted, airborne, unstoppable and incurable deadly virus that is easily spread and may accidentally get into the wild, for the sake of science. Just because we can. What could possible go wrong?"

You heard it here first. (And perhaps last?)

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