"The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters." So said the Spanish artist Goya in 1799 in his most famous masterpiece, which portrayed the corrupt and decadent society in which he lived. Goya's etching was censored almost immediately by the oligarchs, which he had so bitingly called to account.

Tonight we'll look at the politicization of COVID and how it has been used and is being used to reshape our society. We're not interested in discussing current internet theories about any of this and will not address those. Rather, we are digging deeper into what can and must be done to awaken reason from its apparent sleep.

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