This week: Death contours, the twin baby boom, good conversations, music and languages, blood pressure drugs, conspiracy theories, Tasmanian devil cancers, cheating viruses, and more.
Great stuff, thank you, have a great summer! 💚 🥃
Re. Did the 1918 flu pandemic cause a baby boom two years later, in 1920 Europe ?
What I missed in the discussion was that a large number of males were away fighting, or in case of neutrality, were conscripted and patrolling/protecting borders etc. These men did not hold ordinary jobs, did not have regular lives. I propose that women held off - marriage and/or having children. When the war was over and men returned (alas many did not) there must have been a lot of rejoicing - if you get my drift.
Saloni, you are such a bright star rising! Someone once said that we don't understand human nature until we know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at her parents every time around--and why the parents will always wave back. 🙂
This is my very favorite Substack. I am always so pleased when I see a new one of yours pop up
Enlightening! Thanks Saloni!
Love your stuff
Really fantastic, thank you