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PlaguesIsaac Asimov one of the greatest thinkers of our generation theorized that there were three ways man could be destroyed The first being an unavoidable catastrophe of an astronomical proportion such as the sun going nova or a meteor striking the Earth the second global annihilation caused by nuclear or other highly destructive man-made weapons As we near the end of the millennia we find the chances of the first occurring infinitesimally minute and the once great threat of the latter defused The third though is biological destruction that is destruction of the human race by some form of pathogen The purpose of learning about the past of history is to incorporate what has been successful into modern life and to study disasters assimilate our knowledge so that we never it can never occur again It doesn t seem that we have taken enough of what occurred with the plague in the Middle Ages in controlling what is going on today Acquired Immune Deficiency SyndromeAIDS threatens us today similar to the way the bubonic plague appeared in the Middle Ages In a way they are very alike both taking advantage of the conditions of the times The Middle Ages were a time when there were few sanitary measures and the bubonic plague spread through these means Our modern society is based on a number of things none of which are monogamy abstinence or tolerance That is why AIDS runs rampant in our society AIDS has no tell tale signs in its early stages so a carrier is free to spread it around for years before he knows that he or she has infected many others with it and that those the he or she has infected has infected more HIV the virus which causes AIDS spreads mostly through sexual intercourse nowadays and unfortunately it seems that sex is a very large part of our culture Finding a vaccine for the HIV virus has proved
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