Perhaps more than any other disease before or since, syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
Imagination is more important than knowledge.- Albert Einstein
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.- Khalil Gibran
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.- Irving Howe
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.- Wilbur Wright
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