Recent years have been dominated by a deadly viral disease. Older forms of the disease have always been present in the population at lower levels, but about three years ago, the latest form rapidly took hold of our entire population, reaching pandemic levels and affecting people of all ages and backgrounds.
Its consequences included various degrees of incapacitation, extended periods of confinement, lost jobs, destroyed businesses, painful paresthesias, pericarditis, myocarditis and even death.
Unbeknownst to many, a Canadian clinician had been working hard to warn us of its dangers long before anyone noticed the pandemic.
I am referring to the highly contagious epistemic disease of ideological possession.