Thursday, July 14, 2016
Polio was cured and most importantly, the vaccine was made available to everyone without pharmaceuticals overcharging the public.
Name a disease that has been cured since?
Now the goal isn't to cure but to contain..
"Monthly HIV treatment regimens range from $2,000 to $5,000 — much of it for drugs. With the life expectancy for HIV patients increasing, the lifetime cost of treatment in today's terms is estimated at more than half-million dollars" (source NPR, 2012)
Jerry Lewis raised over $2 billion throughout his realm as the face of the fight against Muscular Dystrophy and yet after all this time later, they and we are nowhere closer to a cure than when the organization began.
In fact, if someone ever did invent the cure for cancer, he/she better also invent a pay to protect themselves against murder because such a discovery especially if provided to the general public for free
Imagine if you will.. No more death from tumors found in the breast or ovaries or prostate..
No more sports leagues and other for-profit ventures to latch their corporate sponsorship synergies
No need for those charity jogging races or really much charity of any kind. Donations like University department funding would severely dry up..
So many jobs lost in the medical field but still have to pay those loans..
Action -- Reaction
Finance and economics work the same
Why do anything or implement any system or process of steps to sincerely help ween individuals off personal debt if it takes billions of people owing someone something to keep the cogs turning?
Where's the incentive in any secular society?
Medically the goal seems to figure how to do just enough to keep us alive into the 90s as our bodies deteriorate and we desperately cling on to every pill cosmetic and medical miracle cure-all.
Meanwhile between the expenses and perpetual care, any chance of leaving any inheritance for the next of kin to make their lives a little bit easier is swindle-swallowed up..
Just the way the System intends
Posted by Susquehanna at Thursday, July 14, 2016