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George Will: Ebola shows nature still our toughest foe

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Although the Ebola virus might remain mostly confined to West Africa, it has infected the Western imagination. This eruption of uncontrolled nature into what developed nations consider serene modernity is more disturbing to the emotional serenity of multitudes than it is threatening to their physical health. Perhaps the world periodically needs an equivalent of the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, a chastening reminder that nature still has something to say about what human beings proudly, and prematurely, ...

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kopacham
August 12, 2014
5:37 p.m.

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Man's stupidity surely is a close second.

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