Sci-fi Sense

Ep 03.1 Xmas Special : The Story of Pompeii & Eruption of Mt. Coronavirus 2020

December 25, 2020 Sci-fi Sense Season 1 Episode 3
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Ep 03.1 Xmas Special : The Story of Pompeii & Eruption of Mt. Coronavirus 2020
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Ep 03.1 Xmas Special : The Story of Pompeii & Eruption of Mt. Coronavirus 2020
Dec 25, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
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As this most arduous annual trip around the sun draws to a close, I've been reflecting upon the underlying causes for the pandemic and its pervasive effects on the world, now that we've had a full year to observe a world in crisis mode. 

This short mini-sode began as an unused section from a previous episode, but the story came back to mind during a recent 14-day travel quarantine. The destruction of Pompeii highlights an important lesson: that 2020 may soon be over, but we're not nearly out of the woods yet - not by a longshot. In this short window of time before the new year begins, it's a chance to prepare ourselves for the long haul and a new world and refrain from bemoaning the loss of the old one. 

The new greeting standard is here: 

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday Season & a Healthy New Year!

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Further reading on topics referenced in this episode, sources, and transcripts are available on our Patreon at http://patreon.com/scifisense, where you can become a member to unlock exclusive content, access our livestream events, and many other member-only perks. Every little bit counts towards helping us put out more high quality content on a regular basis. We’re a fledgling operation and appreciate all the support we can get to help grow our community. 

Show Notes

As this most arduous annual trip around the sun draws to a close, I've been reflecting upon the underlying causes for the pandemic and its pervasive effects on the world, now that we've had a full year to observe a world in crisis mode. 

This short mini-sode began as an unused section from a previous episode, but the story came back to mind during a recent 14-day travel quarantine. The destruction of Pompeii highlights an important lesson: that 2020 may soon be over, but we're not nearly out of the woods yet - not by a longshot. In this short window of time before the new year begins, it's a chance to prepare ourselves for the long haul and a new world and refrain from bemoaning the loss of the old one. 

The new greeting standard is here: 

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday Season & a Healthy New Year!

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Further reading on topics referenced in this episode, sources, and transcripts are available on our Patreon at http://patreon.com/scifisense, where you can become a member to unlock exclusive content, access our livestream events, and many other member-only perks. Every little bit counts towards helping us put out more high quality content on a regular basis. We’re a fledgling operation and appreciate all the support we can get to help grow our community.