[LMB] Plot musing on topic

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Feb 11 11:12:05 GMT 2020

On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:37:27 -0800, "Jean Lamb" <tlambs1138 at charter.net>

>First of all, I would try to make sure a society had soap or some antiseptic equivalent, then start a religion to where all healers washed their hands. A *lot*. Especially midwives. Even if they had to wash their hands in wine, it would certainly be some kind of improvement. Encourage the worship of a suitable deity who normally oversees that kind of thing and have a vision of how all such midwives need to show their purity etc. (evidenced by the washing of hands) before engaging in such work. I could compose suitable hymns to the practice, given ability with the language and enough idea of how the culture worked.
>Well, I would give it a shot.
>(There's always the Smothers Brothers' "Soap soap soap soap soap soap soap SOAP!" You know, about eight bars).

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