The idea of a globe haunted by undead creatures grossed the movie more [Resident Evil: Retribution] than $21 million in its opening weekend. Something about the idea of zombies terrifies us and also makes us want to spend $15 for a movie ticket. But, what if the threat of human extinction from a manufactured disease was real?"The piece also advocated for the development of an international biological verification program. "The most haunting point is that despite nearly a century of universal abhorrence, there is no way to catch cheaters pursuing weapons with the capacity to kill thousands or more."
Read the whole thing at the Center website here. Jules Zacher, a member of the Council for a Livable World's Board of Director, and I wrote a haunting special to OpEdNews that ran yesterday on the threat posed to humanity by biological weapons. Here's an excerpt: