Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

Would George Carlin Offend Anyone Today With This Video?

At the time this article was written, at least 265,961 people — or slightly greater than 6.88 percent — have died of the minimum of 3,862,676 confirmed cases worldwide, according to this situation dashboard from the World Health Organization pertaining to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus…

Would George Carlin Offend Anyone Today With This Video?

…but when the late George Carlin performed his comedic routine at the Beacon Theatre in New York back on Saturday, February 6, 1999 — yes, greater than 21 years ago — in a special performance called You Are All Diseased, he had this to say about germs and the immune system with which our bodies are equipped:

You can watch both parts of the entire performance — which does include profanity and strong language — with part one and part two.

Would he have changed his mind or his opinion had he been alive today to experience the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic? Do you agree with what he said?


I have watched the aforementioned performance long before the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic started at a time when other people vilified so-called “germaphobes” for trying to be as clean as possible. Where are those people today?!?

I will ask this question again which I first asked on Friday, March 20, 2020 and generated a lot of controversy: Have We Become a Society of Wimps Addicted to Drama?

This article is the latest in a series pertaining to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV or SARS-CoV-2 or HCoV-19 or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 — pandemic in an effort to get the facts out with information derived from reliable sources…

…as well as attempt to maintain a reasoned and sensible ongoing discussion towards how to resolve this pandemic.

Other articles at The Gate which pertain to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus include:

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

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