Famine, pestilence, and war

The Lessons of History by Will and Ariel Durant has been on my shelf for sometime now. This quote sticks out as it’s very relevant to today’s global situation.

If the human brood is too numerous for the food supply, Nature has three agents for restoring balance: famine, pestilence, and war.

Will & Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History

Perhaps I’m not being overly optimistic but I think that the current pandemic will be the first of many over the next 25 years.