CDC - Toxoplasmosis " Toxoplasmosis is considered to be a leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the United States. More than 60 million men, women, and children in the U.S. carry the Toxoplasma parasite, but very few have symptoms because the immune system usually keeps the parasite from causing illness. Because toxoplasmosis is associated with impoverished people it is considered a Neglected Infection of Poverty (NIP). " I went further to read on how those with toxoplasmosis have an especially interesting personalities... http://www.natur.cuni.cz/~flegr/Tehul3.htm " The subjects with latent toxoplasmosis had higher intelligence, lower guilt proneness, and possibly also higher ergic tension. The difference in several other factors (desurgency/surgency, alaxia/protension, naivete/shrewdness, and self sentiment integration) concerned changes in the variances, rather then the mean values of the factors. " Considering all the amplifications of political agendas, religious boasting/hosting, "It's the Rich vs. the Poor" thought slung over everything presented... It seems very likely that we are all indeed potential puppets under a puppet master, we just vastly disagree as to what powers hold the true strings.