Trust Not

(Part 18 in the multipart series “Where We Stand“) “The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution.” – from The New Left Notes, c.1960s Issue framing is not a tactic, but a principle of secular religion. Rule by sheer power inevitably demands on its altar the sacrifice of civilized reason. “Ignore the evidence,” the party… Read More Trust Not

Following orders

(Part 5 in the multipart series “Where We Stand.”) Information is formation that goes into you.  This is why bad information is worse for you than no information.  Foolish judgment means not only “not knowing the right things.” It also means “knowing the wrong things.” This is why when the BBC Trusted News Initiative silenced the Great Barrington… Read More Following orders

Shreds of evidence

More information about COVID-19 vaccines is coming to light. Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association printed the results of a small study showing that breast milk from “lactating individuals” (you may know them as “mothers”) contained trace amounts of mRNA. Although the sample was small, the assurance that the vaccines did not travel through breast milk was also extrapolated from just a… Read More Shreds of evidence

It’s a Big Pharma world – you just live in it

In 2014, the Obama administration put a moratorium on funding for “gain-of-function” research. The ban was prompted by several troubling near misses involving anthrax, small pox, and vials of the “bird flu” virus, H5N1. At the end of that year, a group of scientists met in Germany to discuss the decision and its impact on their field.  The archived presentations are… Read More It’s a Big Pharma world – you just live in it