Capitalism is not only historically bound up with disease. It is an active cause and contributor to disease.
The twisted dance between capitalism and disease is not just a contingency, it is incorporated into the DNA of our political economy.
Efficiency and Dehumanized Rationalization Capitalism was born of three catastrophes: Dehumanized Rationalism, Disease, and Slavery. These elements are incorporated into its DNA. This post is a description of the first of these catastrophes.