There was something mediaeval in Trump’s use of the word ‘cleaning’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2020


Donald Trump’s use of the White House megaphone to float the idea of injecting a disinfectant into one’s body “almost as a cleaning” has precedent – in the Middle Ages. In mediaeval times, medicine was practised according to ideas popular since antiquity. Initially, it was thought that disease and ill-health was the result of sinful … Continue reading “There was something mediaeval in Trump’s use of the word ‘cleaning’”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK