I keep hearing the words UNDERLYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS.
That's who should be scared.
Okay. But I don't hear many people talking (yet) about which of these underlying medical conditions - let alone what percent - are PREVENTABLE, a.k.a. our own damn fault.
Put another way, how many of the people who have died, who have sent the whole world into a tailspin, brought this on themselves by a series of bad habits, multiplied by a lack of wisdom, raised to the power of ignorance.
I know this sounds harsh. I don't know, pretend I'm Jordan Peterson for a moment. Stick with me.
Number one risk factor: old age. This is not a habit, or a decision. It can't be prevented (though it can be mitigated by a lifetime of healthy as opposed to careless habits). But allowing us all our own liberty and self autonomy to do with our bodies as we choose, what we all lacked under this risk factor - including the old AND the young - was a healthier acceptance of our own mortality. Going forward, we must ...