"Every event, or appearance, or accident, which seems to deviate from the ordinary course of nature has been rashly ascribed to the immediate action of the Deity and the astonished fancy of the multitude has sometimes given shape and colour, language and motion, to the fleeting but uncommon meteors of the air."
Written more than 200 years ago about a mindset common 1400 years before that. Have things changed at all?
Quote from The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon.
A peculiar limp, pink leaf flush
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