I have been involved with either studying or working with mental health and spiritual development issues for most of my life. We live in a time in which much is possible in terms of human development. We have a great deal of knowledge available to us which can guide us in shaping our lives, our world toward a sustainable, healthful, future! A future in which the mutuality of our plight, our lives here on Earth, is recognized and honored.
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A glaring aspect to what is happening in many (all?) hospitals in the U.S. is the refusal to use Ivermectin to treat COVID patients. Countries, such as India, Peru and others which are using Ivermectin in the treatment of COVID are seeing their COVID hospitalization and death rates drop well below that in the U.S. Why are U.S. hospitals, in the face of such clear evidence of Ivermectin’s efficacy against COVID, and it’s safety, refusing to use it? I feel it’s important to note that while the article linked in the last link recommends Ivermectin as “complimentary to immunizations”, that seems to be a standard statement in deference to the pharmaceutical companies rather than a statement applicable to Ivermectin’s efficacy against COVID. There is no evidence that prior vaccination in any way increases Ivermectin’s efficacy, or that not having had a vaccination will decrease it.
Some responses that seem to come up repeatedly are: *it’s not approved for that use, it would be experimental. *Ivermectin isn’t intended to treat COVID (treating COVID is an off label use of Ivermectin). *Giving COVID patients Ivermectin would be dangerous. None of these responses/reasons hold up under scrutiny. Let’s take a look.
To begin with let’s look at the assertion that Ivermectin would be an experimental drug when used to fight COVID. Is that a true statement? Yes it is. However, what isn’t expressed in that statement is the fact that every drug is an experimental drug when used to fight COVID. COVID is a new disease on the world scene. Aspirin is an experimental drug if it is being used to fight COVID. The pharmaceutical track record in the fight against COVID is being established, right now.
All that being said, there are two very important differences between Ivermectin, which isn’t being used in U.S. hospitals, and the mRNA injections which are being used. The first is that in the short amount of time that hospitals have been facing COVID (less than two years), the available empirical evidence from around the world clearly shows Ivermectin having great efficacy in treating post-infection COVID cases. In other words, if a patient is already exhibiting symptoms of COVID, Ivermectin has shown itself capable of effectively treating that patient. So, in the great pharmaceutical experiment of treating COVID, Ivermectin has established a track record of success far exceeding that of the mRNA injections. However, a quote from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website states: “Currently available data do not show ivermectin is effective against COVID-19.”Nothing could be further from the truth!
Which brings us to the second reason I’ve seen used to reject the use of Ivermectin; It would be an off label use. This reason hardly qualifies as a reason. It tends to fall more into the category of an excuse. Is using Ivermectin for COVID an off label use? Yes it is. However, is it unusual for doctors to use a medication for an off label use? Not at all. It is a practice so common that raising it as a reason for not using Ivermectin to fight COVID is disingenuous. A search of the literature produces many citations using the word “common” with off label drug use. These articles usually include cautionary statements about the practice, but the fact remains, it is a common practice.
All this brings us to the question of, in the face of so much evidence of Ivermectin’s efficacy, ability, to fight COVID, why isn’t it being used in hospitals in the U.S.? Hospitals which the American news media often depict as overcrowded with COVID cases? What is going on? Because, it doesn’t make any sense in the light of the increasing evidence from around the world about the benefits of doing so.
All this begs the question: Is Ivermectin being neglected purposefully to drive up the number of hospitalizations and deaths and thereby justify the coercive vaccine mandates being issued?
I strongly encourage you to research the topic of Ivermectin’s use worldwide to combat COVID.
My goal in writing this post is to provide the reader with enough information to give a thinking, rational person pause in regard to what is going on in the U.S., and in the world, around the COVID phenomenon. I am not trying to write a comprehensive review of the literature, but to concisely provide enough information that hopefully you’ll do some more thorough research on your own (if you haven’t already). To help you, for those who may not realize this, any purple text is a link to an article relating to the material in this post.
Some may find the next paragraph offensive. If you do, I can only say that giving offense is not my intention. Losing a loved one is hard. Whether that loss is from COVID, an auto accident, other illnesses, or whatever the cause may be. That being said, we need to get some perspective on the fear mongering that is being waged by various government officials and media outlets. The COVID phenomenon has been going on for over a year now and some realities are emerging. Realities which could only be predicted using uncertain data when the whole thing began.
Today, 9/1/2021, the number of Americans whose death is being officially attributed to COVID is 648,051. That seems, by itself, to be a big number. However, it represents, in fact, only 0.00197% of the total population of the United States. Less than two one-thousandths. On a global level, there are 218,013,318 confirmed cases. That is 0.0278 (rounding up) of the total global population. Of those who are confirmed cases, 4,525,338 have died. That number is 0.0207% of the number of confirmed cases. Less than 1/10 of 1%. To further put some perspective on the actual size of the threat relative to the entire population of the planet, the deaths represent 0.00058% (rounding up) of the total global population. Less than 6/10,000 of the population. Is it good? No, it absolutely isn’t. One tenth of that number, or even one death, would not be good. But is it a threat of the magnitude that warrants the heavy-handed lockdowns and other mandates those in power are routinely waging and so many of the wealthy elite are profiting from?
Getting some perspective on the COVID numbers is critical. And, equally important is realizing that, at least equal to the number that have been affected by COVID; tens, if not hundreds, of millions, have had their lives tragically affected by the heavy-handed lockdowns and mandates being waged, nominally, under the banner of fighting COVID. Loss of income, housing, educational opportunities, regular meals, missed medical visits/procedures. Increases in isolation, depression, suicides, drug use and addiction (compare these rates with the data available for COVID). There also is a predicted increase in spousal abuse and child abuse (I could not find any more recent article to cite). It seems to be widely believed that, at this time, many cases are not being reported.
It’s time to realize Big Pharma; Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, and AstraZeneca, are, if nothing else, using the COVID fear mongering to line their pockets. They evidently will do whatever they can, use whatever method they can, no matter how unethical, to further the sales of their products. At this time the “informed consent” required by both the American Medical Association’s Code of Ethics and the Nuremburg Code is being routinely neglected.
While the AMA Code of Ethics applies to all medical treatment in the U.S. conducted by a member of the organization, the Nuremberg Code limits itself to experimental treatments and procedures and applies to anyone taking part in the experimentation. At this time those promoting the mRNA injections (also known as the COVID vaccine) are saying they are no longer experimental. I respond to that by drawing your attention to the reality that no one, absolutely no one, not the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture them nor the public and private interests that are promoting them, are willing to assume responsibility (any legal liability) for what the vaccines do.
Applying logic to the reality of the clear distancing both the manufacturers and the promoters of the vaccines are placing between themselves and the effects of the vaccines, necessarily leads a person to one of two conclusions: 1. Those selling and promoting the mRNA injections do not know what the vaccine is going to do and they have some serious concerns. That inherently means the vaccines are experimental and therefore fall under the Nuremberg Code. Or, 2. Those selling and promoting the mRNA injections do know what the vaccines are going to, the vaccines are not experimental, the manufacturers and promoters know it’s not good, and that knowledge leads them to totally and absolutely reject accepting any liability for the results.
Pushing mandatory vaccination as the only acceptable treatment, with a vaccine which even those who produce it don’t want responsibility for, is, at the least, unconscionable. This is especially true when there is so much in the way of other effective nutritional and medicinal interventions available Proper nutrition, vitamins and minerals go a long way to keeping our immune systems robust. Vitamin D along with zinc and some other nutritional substances are often recommended right now. Reports have come from various countries and independent medical practitioners that Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine are effective at protecting a person from the ravages of the virus. This latter information is something the U.S. media seems to work overtime to keep out of sight. And if mentions of it do manage to surface, there is every effort made to discredit either the information, the source of the information, or both. Many previously esteemed medical practitioners and scientists have found themselves the target of character assassination after disclosing information unfavorable to the promotion of further usage of the COVID vaccines.
I feel it’s important to add; there are reports of people using a veterinary preparation of Ivermectin who are overdosing. This is truly unfortunate, however, it is not that unpredictable when our medical practitioners are, for some reason, refusing, or neglecting, to give us accurate information and appropriate prescriptions. I encourage you to do your own research, access authoritative, reliable sources, speak to your primary medical provider, learn more.
What we are experiencing is an attempt to establish a worldwide, repressive, technocracy based in dogma rather than science.
The bottom line as I see it is that, for the most part, we’re all doing the best we can to see ourselves and our communities through the challenges we face. It is my sincere hope that we all make it safely through these trying times. If we do, it will be because we opened ourselves up to our interrelatedness and are acting in ways which help support and care for one another. It will be because, in the final analysis, we allow ourselves to be guided by love rather than fear.
The media’s use of descriptors such as “surge”, “breakout”, “runs rampant”, would lead a person to believe that people are succumbing to COVID in incredibly large numbers.
Take a breath.
Here are some figures from the mainstream sources who claim to be tracking COVID. Let’s start with getting some perspective, the population of the U.S. is officially, as of today, August 31, 2021, is 328,240,000. That is three hundred twenty-eight million, two hundred and forty thousand people. That is us, the residents of the United States of America. Among us, cumulatively from the beginning of COVID hitting our shores, 39,343,501 of us are confirmed as having, at some point, contracted COVID. That is 0.1198% of us as a whole. In reality, a very small percentage of us. Further, this isn’t the number of people who got so sick that hospitalization was needed, this is just confirmed cases. Of this small percentage of us who did contract a confirmed case of COVID, just slightly more than one/tenth of one percent, 1.647%, or 648,051 of us, officially died of COVID. That means that out of the entire population of us, 0.00197% of us have died of COVID. Or less than two one-thousandths of a percent. When it comes to the media’s sensationalism of COVID, we are being sold a tempest in a teapot.
Are around six hundred and fifty thousand deaths from COVID a good thing? No. But is it a catastrophe that warrants closing small businesses, does it warrant millions of people losing jobs, incomes, housing, educational opportunities? Does it warrant the rise in depression, addiction and suicides which are taking place in the nation? Does it warrant the loss of individual rights which is taking place throughout the U.S.? I don’t think there’s any question that countless more lives have been hit with tragedy due to the mandates which President Biden, Anthony Fauci and numerous Governors have waged than have been tragically affected by COVID.
Time to get some perspective and restore the freedoms, of livelihood, of education, even of the ability to choose the medications we, as individuals, would like to use if we face infection. Right now the U.S. has the highest mortality rate, small as it is, from COVID from than most, if not all, other countries in the world. Many other countries, India for one, have benefited greatly from the use of Ivermectin, others are reporting positive results with Hydroxychloroquine. In the U.S. it seems these effective medications are being withheld. Recently I calculated the mortality rate within ten countries using the official figures. I see very little difference in the rate whether a country has vaccinated a lot, or a little, of their population. As mentioned above, the U.S. has the worst rate of those I checked. I invite you to check a few more. Post your results in the comments to this post.
So here we are, the good news is we’re facing a very beatable challenge. The bad news is we’re being misled into believing it’s much more virulent than it is and that it is an all but unbeatable challenge. The draconian measures being put forward by those in positions of political power like being (figuratively) asked to cut off our limbs as a precaution, and we’re doing it. This is much more related to the power of the press than the reality of COVID.
For my entire life pervasive, unqualified, “freedom” has been being presented as the antithesis of tyranny. It isn’t. In fact, tyranny can only arise in situations in which it has been given the freedom to do so. Freedom is, in fact, an essential precursor of tyranny.
For example, let’s look at an orchestra. An orchestra is only a thing of beauty when everyone in it is playing together as a unit, in harmony. Yes, some orchestras may present musical pieces featuring dissonance as an experiment, or as a change from their standard presentations. However, how many people would regularly attend performances to subject themselves to two or three hours of dissonance? I believe anyone doing so would be placing their mental health in serious jeopardy. If an orchestra were operating with total freedom. Imagine if every musician would show up and play something detached from the whole, something that they, as an individual, whimsically choose. It would be dissonance, chaos. Maybe the instrument capable of the most volume would dominate the scene. Or the physically strongest musician might coerce all, or most, of the others into playing what they want. That would be tyranny.
The antithesis of tyranny is cooperation, harmony. It requires the collective recognition of the importance and needs of both individuals and the “whole”. The balancing of efforts in service of a successful collective experience. This can only be truly accomplished when we, as individuals, recognize our interconnected, interdependent reality and subsequently dedicate our lives to living within a paradigm which nurtures and supports this essential nature of our reality.
In a world in which all (or at least the vast majority) of individuals, have the knowledge and wisdom to to realize and honor the mutuality, the interconnectedness of ALL of our lives, then freedom, in concert with such knowledge and individually assumed responsibility, is an essential aspect of a satisfying life. Freedom tempered with wisdom, self-regulating one’s behaviors to operate within parameters which sustain wholesome living conditions. Otherwise, freedom becomes the banner under which all manner of perversity and corruption finds expression. Imagine a body in which all the cells decide they want the freedom to act independent of, or maybe even contrary to, the good of the whole. That body is doomed.
Memorial Day. An event whose meaning is coming way too close to simply being the glorification of war and of those who agree to kill in the service of those giving the orders to do so. Often blindly, with little or no idea of the reality around the manipulations, the crimes, which may have been committed by those giving the orders in their efforts to justify their war in the minds of the citizenry. Is it honorable to fight, to be willing to die, to protect one’s home and loved ones? Beyond a shadow of doubt. Most who agree to take up arms upon the orders from those giving them likely believe that is what they’re doing. Yet, what if people with the most honorable intentions are following the orders of commanders with less than honorable intentions? Commanders acting in the service of profiteers who are seeking to obtain foreign resources or to destroy foreign competition in the marketplace?
In the final analysis what determines the true nature of the killing: the honorable intentions of those doing the killing or the less than honorable intentions of those ordering the killing to be done, the intentions/motives to be found at the foundation of the conflict? At what point do we demand to know all the information around any event or situation before we pick up arms? At what point do we teach our young people to utilize the utmost in critical thinking, to be absolutely certain it really is necessary for the protection of home and loved ones before taking the life of another human being? When do we begin teaching our children that killing another human being simply because of “orders”, because someone else told you to, is a betrayal of one’s most intimate, authentic self? We, as a culture, are failing in teaching our children to be intelligent, autonomous persons rather than merely the tools of those who have managed to gain the reins of political and economic power.
At what point do we realize that corporate profiteering via military adventures and the attempt to “Americanize” the world at gunpoint is not going to lead to any desirable future? When do we, as a nation, realize that fairness, respect, friendship, will go a lot further than threats in creating a world we will genuinely want to live in. We would be acting more in genuine service to ourselves, our children and our future by maintaining a strong national defense while simultaneously engaging in sincere actions of friendship and cooperation with others. Stop the misguided, murderous, military adventures taking place in service of corporate profiteering.
At what point will we realize that simply “following orders” and the invoking of the cliché of “national security” should never be enough to persuade us to take the lives of men, women and children in foreign lands?
The Noble Failure is a character in American politics which has been showing up with increasing frequency. The Noble Failure knows what people want. When campaigning for office, the Noble Failure speaks to the needs and wants of the people, and does so convincingly. The Noble Failure will emote, inspire, speak of noble aspirations and a better, fairer, more equitable world. People will be led to believe if only they can get the Noble Failure elected, things will improve. The thing is, that is all just part of the show, the main attraction. It is intended to draw voters, and the reality of Presidential elections last few decades show it works. Why wouldn’t it? People aren’t going to vote for what they don’t want to hear.
However, the promises are never, not from day one, meant to actually be fulfilled once the Noble Failure is elected. Once in office the excuses are pulled out of the closet. “The Legislature won’t get on board.” “The projects can’t be funded.” “We need to first increase the military budget.” “It’s not a good idea to increase the national debt.” “We need to infuse cash into our big corporations to compete internationally.” “It’s the damn ________________ (Democrats/Republicans, liberals/conservatives).” “We need focus our energies on attacking _______________ (fill in the blank).” Or, maybe, the new standard: “It would be a socialist program.”
So, the Noble Failure puts forward the face of grief, of sorrow, maybe even of having been betrayed. They bemoan the inability of others in power to appreciate the vision they sold to the American public. They may villainize those identified as obstacles to their stated campaign goals. This is the 21st century American Presidential/political reality. It didn’t begin in the 21st century, but it’s the only one we’ve had since the turn of the century. It’s the contemporary script: align your stated goals with what the people want and need. Make a few gestures toward fulfillment, then blame someone else for the failure to produce. Repeat in the next election cycle. The only people who don’t get excuses after the election are the 1/10th of 1%’ers who always come out ahead. Sometimes more than others, but the national wealth, the wealth resulting from the work of millions of people, just keeps flowing into their bank accounts. Policies keep coming which support their goals.
At the end of the day, the key players attend their private clubs, extravagant parties, concerts, events, have a few drinks and pat each other on the back. Maybe arrange to give each other official accolades and medals. Or, quite possibly engage in some dark rituals or forms of entertainment. A troupe of Machiavellian actors showing up for the after show reception.
It was the script from the beginning of the campaign, as it has been for several decades. It’s one reason why control of the White House, and the Legislature, cannot be allowed to slip from the control of a small circle of people. A pervasive control that has been jealously guarded since 1963.
What does the general population get from all this? Frustration, disenfranchisement, increasing debt and poverty. One thing we can see from all this is that when the majority are not able to see the issues that are negatively affecting their lives addressed at the source, people will turn on each other. Like an animal caught in a trap. The animal can’t open the trap, so in order to escape, it chews it’s own leg off. “We the People” turn on each other, divide and be conquered. And those who occupy the seats of power and control the monopolized media are all too ready to throw some fuel onto those fires.
The difference between us and an animal caught in a steel trap is we that have minds capable of finding better solutions. We need to stop inadvertently, or as “wannabes”, cooperating with corruption, the disease, that is destroying the dream of a society that work for all. Quit turning on each other. Quit buying into the incessant fear being mongered to keep us distracted and paralyzed. Treat each other right; personally, economically, and in every way. Not just within the United States, also internationally. Create a culture that doesn’t have to kill and conquer in a misguided attempt at creating international “cooperation”. Create a culture that others want to emulate because it works and works well. A culture with the organizing principles of human wellbeing, reflecting our mutuality rather than fear and greed. Stop blindly following, believing in, the proclamations of those whose goal it is to keep us distracted, disorganized, fearful, and subservient.
For many there is no controversy. Those who fall into this group are people who are either exclusively exposed to the mainstream media narrative around Covid and the so-called “vaccines”, or those without sufficient awareness in the issues to realize the validity of the many authoritative voices of dissent. Voices from many disciplines and many countries. The majority of the population of the world most likely fall into the second group. There is no degree of personal failing whatsoever in being in this group. We live in world which has been moving toward specialized fields of knowledge and professions for decades. We generally rely upon the honesty and ethics of those who work in different fields than our own. At times, due to the degree of specialization which can exist even within a particular field of knowledge, we often do not understand all the aspects of our own chosen career fields. Yet while there is no personal failing inherent in not knowing everything, all the time (no one does), sometimes what we don’t know can hurt us.
The reality is there is a great deal of controversy among those highly skilled in the fields of medicine, microbiology, and virology around both the presentation of the Covid virus itself and particularly around the nature and safety of the purported “vaccines” being pushed. That is the right word, “pushed”, so unrelentingly around the world. It would not be inaccurate to compare the approach to marketing the Covid “vaccines” to the “shock and awe” campaign of the Iraq war. For the most part, there is no genuine effort being put forward to obtain informed consent from those being injected. Also, there is the reality that none of the pharmaceutical companies nor the governments, nor the health organizations such as the CDC or the WHO, who are so relentlessly pushing the “vaccines”, can, or will, offer any guarantees as to the effectiveness, nor the safety of these products. In point of fact, the pharmaceutical companies have diligently worked to obtain governmental immunities which prevent them from being held responsible for any harm done by the products.
Why am I so resistant to calling the pharmaceutical concoctions being pushed vaccines? Because none of them, not the Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, nor any other version of the mRNA concoctions are produced, nor designed, to work in the same manner as any previous vaccine. Previous vaccines have all been made by a process described in the CDC’s explanation of what a vaccine is made of, available on their website (unless they’ve taken it down since May 8, 2021). By this explanation, these concoctions are not vaccines.
I am going to endeavor to keep the rest of this article as brief and concise as possible. In doing this I am intending, and hoping, the reader will access the linked materials (in purple text). They are videos and articles by authoritative, independent, doctors and scientists whose perspectives on what is happening around Covid, and the vaccines, differ greatly from the mainstream media narrative. I am going to, of necessity (there are many such videos and articles) limit the number of these I am including links to in this article. I strongly encourage the reader to do some additional research on their own.
The first aspect of this controversy I want to address, however, is indirectly, rather than directly, related to the science around the virus and the “vaccines” themselves. You see, the trust people have in the doctors, scientists and corporations behind the information being put forward by the mainstream media, is as important a factor, if not more important, in peoples’ decision making than any information being put forward around the “science”. This is an issue my particular field of study, psychology/mental health, along with the experience I’ve had working in both mental health clinics and private practice, lends me to have some clarity in addressing.
From the time we’re small children we are taught that there are some people, who due to the office they occupy within our society, are worthy of our trust. However, by the time most people become adults we learn that sometimes, some “authorities” and/or public officials, do lie. As a matter of fact, it seems that at this point in time, the fact that some, or many, such authorities and/or officials may lie has become so commonplace that it hardly raises an eyebrow. That is not a healthy situation. It is a reality though that many people; common, honest, people, are resistant to understanding the depths of corruption which can and do exist within the halls of power. Such corruption as is currently occurring within the U.S. and within other countries. Although, it is always easier to believe the reports of heinous corruption which involve the “other”. To some people, to seriously consider the profound levels of corruption, which substantial evidence suggests currently exist, creates a condition of cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance is not a joke. At the risk of seeming to enter into hyperbole, extreme cognitive dissonance is capable of rendering a person dysfunctional, and has been recognized as even potentially resulting in death.
Simply put, we do not like the feeling of cognitive dissonance, and it seems to be a knee jerk defensive reaction of many to simply offhandedly dismiss information which, it is sensed, may result in cognitive dissonance. On the other hand, some have had to cope with situations that gave them no option but to face, critically analyze, and resolve information which involved considerable cognitive dissonance. Whatever group you’re in, you got there doing the things which seemed the most logical and survival oriented at the time.
However, at this time we are, the vast majority of us, facing an unprecedented challenge in our lives. There are people/corporations who are telling us they have our best interests at heart who want us to accept an irreversible injection of an unproven substance into our bodies and the bodies of our loved ones. Yet, within even the mainstream literature, there is no shortage of examples in which these very same people/corporations have misrepresented their products and/or have marketed a product which caused significant harm to a significant number of consumers. Accompanying this reality are these additional aspects to the Covid/”vaccine” situation:
The people most strongly pushing the injections are the people who stand to make the most money from them.
The people most strongly pushing the injections can offer no guarantees of either the effectiveness nor the safety of the injection.
The people most strongly pushing the injections made sure they had an immunity from any liability for harm caused by the injections before they began putting them on the market. Hardly a vote of confidence in their product.
While the CDC and other agencies/corporations commonly associated with public health are endorsing and promoting mandates for the injections, these people and agencies have close ties with the pharmaceutical companies marketing the injections. Some highly placed individuals within these agencies, if not the agencies themselves, stand to make a lot of money from the sales of the injections.
The ethical practice of informed consent is rarely, if ever, used in regard to the injections.
Instances of short-term adverse reactions to the injections, including deaths, are often being underreported or not reported at all within the mainstream media.
Many doctors and scientists refute the need for the injection at all, and, many caution that severe, negative, long-term effects can and will result from the injections.
In support of the last assertion, I offer these three essential video presentations. Presentations which I strongly recommend for anyone trying to understand the opposition to the mainstream Covid/vaccination agenda. These presentations are linked below. If seriously pursuing knowledge in this area, at a minimum watch these. Other videos and articles, which essentially compliment and support the viewpoints expressed in the three essential videos are also linked below. One video in the second group is not directly addressing the Covid phenomena, but the material contained translates significantly into understanding what is going on around Covid. This latter video is an interview with Kari Mullis, the Nobel Prize winning inventor of the PCR test. The test which is widely used to determine the prevalence of the Covid-19 virus.
As I mentioned above, most people, myself included, are not experts in medicine, microbiology, virology, DNA and RNA research, and/or other aspects of the sciences involved in the issues. I venture to say very few medical doctors (M.D.’s) themselves are experts in the sciences relative to the issues involved. This is a particularly salient truth when it comes to the long-term effects of the mRNA concoctions being injected into millions of people around the world. To the best of public knowledge, no one is an expert in the long-term effects upon humans of the mRNA concoctions. Therefore having reputable, independent, authoritative medical doctors and scientists willing to share their expert perspectives is an invaluable asset. However, before venturing into examining these issues, it is to our benefit to be willing look at our own cognitive programming and, if needed, have the internalized resolve to question our own pre-existing beliefs.
For the second two essential videos, go to the website of Dr. Lee Merritt., former Navy physician and surgeon and past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. There, click on the tab labeled “Media” and watch the video entitled “Dr. Lee Merritt-SARS-CoV2 and the Rise of Medical Technocracy“. (This video has been taken down on Dr. Merritt’s webpage, here is a current active link.) Then return to the first page on the site and watch the video “Bio-Warfare and the Weaponization of Medicine Amid Covid“.
I strongly encourage everyone to also do your own research into these issues. Weigh all the evidence, consider possible ulterior motives of the people involved. Equip yourself to make an informed decision about two of the most important issues facing people from around the world. The questions are: 1. What is the reality of the purported Covid pandemic? And, 2. How effective and how safe are the “vaccines” being so intensely pushed by the media, big pharma, various public health entities and even governments?
Stay positive, keep the faith, do the next right thing.
Circulation. Everything that keeps humanity alive circulates. From what we know at this time, it seems that everything that supports life in the entire universe, circulates. What happens when circulation is hampered? Stagnation, toxicity, starvation, illness, death. Without the proper circulation of the blood within our bodies, our cells will begin dying from starvation of oxygen and life supporting nutrients. Then our body as a whole will die. Without the circulation of the air and water upon our planet, our planet will lose it’s ability to sustain life. Within our cells, if the processes of life, of replenishment of nutrients and the disposal of waste were to stop, the circulation of the materials which sustain our bodies, the cell will die. On every level, from the microcosm to the macrocosm, circulation is an absolutely essential feature of the maintenance of life. Quite possibly of the existence of the universe itself.
Turn on the circulation of electricity through a light bulb and the light comes alive. Turn off that circulation and the light goes dark, dead. That same principle applies for the circulation of every life giving, life sustaining substance that there is and the existence of human life on Earth.
The awareness of this inescapable truth within the natural world leads one to ask whether this same principle applies to the realm of human creations? For those versed in metaphysics, it calls to question whether the axiom “As above so below; as below so above.” applies to the essential nature of the circulation of life sustaining resources. First, we must define what is a human, rather than a nature, created resource which is essential to the sustaining of life in the world? To the very best of my knowledge, there is only one: money.
This may be argued by some. Some may present that a person living simply off the land (first you must have land) which is blessed with the resources of water and temperate climate suitable for agriculture, can live quite nicely. In fact, there still are a few primitive tribes which live in such a fashion. Of course that means doing without all the conveniences and the assistance which modern technology and medicine offer. While I tend toward the simplification of life as a general proposition, there are limits beyond which I find myself reticent to venture. I like a number of the medical and technical benefits we receive from our collective human ingenuity. In fact, without some of those, it is a salient question whether or not I would still be alive in my current incarnation. Certainly I would not be writing this essay on a computer.
The reality for the vast majority of people alive on Earth today, is that money is an essential resource for the sustaining of life. Of course this is made a truth by the systems of commerce we have constructed within our societies. We have made money an intermediary, a regulating agent, between us and the, more or less, natural resources we inescapably require. Resources such as food, shelter, fuel and even water. I am quite sure that there are people, at this very moment, trying to figure out how to make us pay for air. While, in our modern world, there is often human effort required in the manufacture of what in earlier times were more purely naturally occurring resources, the fact is, ALL material substance comes to us via the beneficence of the creative forces of the universe. Humankind can manipulate these naturally provided resources to better suit the needs, or wants, of any or all of us, but the raw materials, the substances required, are all provided, free of charge, by the creative forces, the creative intelligence, underlying and within everything we see and are.
All the resources, all the life sustaining substances we rely upon are in circulation within the universe we exist within. All of them. From the most fleeting to what we perceive as the most stable, the most solid. Everything, including planets, stars and galaxies, is in circulation. Everything material comes into being, exists for however long it exists, and then ultimately is recycled back into the primordial stuff from which it emerged.
The rate of circulation conducive to the healthfulness of various substances under different conditions can vary. “Healthfulness” being relative to human life. Why would we measure it in any other terms? For instance, water, when frozen for centuries, can still retain the healthful qualities necessary and conducive to human life. However, if water sits for much less time, relatively motionless, within a pond or a puddle, it is most likely going to be stagnant. Stagnant, anaerobic, and possibly/probably containing substances toxic to human life. For us humans, the value of natural resources exists primarily in the value of that resource in sustaining our own lives.
That being said, how we manage that resource can depend a great deal upon how well we understand the interrelatedness of the world, the universe around us. For instance, to primitive humans the value of trees may have been exclusively their usefulness in building structures and making fires. Later we came to understand that trees and other plants are responsible for producing the oxygen we require for life. Now, a living tree has value where previously it’s value was realized only after it was chopped down. The value we place upon the resources, the “things” that exist around us, is dependent upon how well we understand the function of those things in relation to the interdependent web of existence, of which we are a part.This reality of how we place value extends to every person being born on Earth. We have no idea, no matter how inauspicious the circumstances of their birth may be, what contributions a person, newborn or elderly, may make to our communities and to our lives. It is a fault which surfaces frequently with us humans that we tend to judge the value of a thing, or a person, using the particular criteria the society we live within espouses. Often, if not always, in the greater scheme of things, that criteria is liable to be narrowly defined and hampered by lack of awareness of the interconnected realities a particular society does not yet recognize.
Which brings us back to essential circulation, resources, and the essential human-conceived resource; money. While the concept and reality of money is a human thing, the fact that money, in it’s practical application, has to do with the acquisition of the natural resources one needs to live, makes money, by extension, a critical aspect of life on Earth. The excessive withholding, hoarding, of money from circulation within communities, among citizens, has every bit the stagnating and/or deleterious effect upon life as would the withholding of the air or water from circulation upon the Earth. This is a lesson we must learn from our own bodies. We need enough. Too little, or too much, leads to unhealthful conditions within the body.
The viable management of all resources, including money, is a task which is all too easily sabotaged by the human ego. The challenge we all face is the cultivation of true humility, to recognize one’s genuine place, and role, within community. None of us are “all that”. And none of us are nothing. We exist as components within a spiritual/organic system. We are all dependent upon that system. For any of us to think we can co-opt the balance, the viability of the system for our own purposes is a symptom of a spiritual/mental illness within that individual. When we learn to act within a spirit of love, in our contributing to and taking from the collective wealth which has been developed by collective effort, we will find ourselves facing a present, and a future, wondrous enough to meet, and exceed, our most cherished expectations.
In Washington State a State Senator recently bemoaned the ongoing nature of the special emergency powers ceded by the Legislature to Governor Inslee. This is a very important, very timely issue. It appears that on both the Federal and the State level, Chief Executives have gotten way too comfortable with a unilateral decision making ability. It is time we restored the democratic republic to the form it was intended to be. Would we be experiencing, suffering from, the ongoing oppressive mandates, nominally justified by the, again, nominal Covid pandemic, if the experiences and the wisdom of the people were indeed being followed by a representative government? I don’t think so. The fact is a relative few people have experienced the kind of devastating illness potentially resulting from Covid that the media persists in broadcasting as if it were the reality in every house next door.
This is not to trivialize the suffering of those who have been the hardest hit by the virus, but that being said, we cannot continue to react to the experiences of an extreme minority as if that is the reality for all. While giving such minority experiences the time and attention they deserve, it is not wise governance to base the parameters of the functioning of the entire society upon the abilities or vulnerabilities of the most vulnerable among us.
If the vast majority of Americans took inventory of their own first-hand reality and urged our State and Federal legislators to either enforce, or lift, the harsh mandates based on that inventory, mandates which have led to many citizens losing their jobs, incomes, mental health, physical health or even their lives, we would have seen the mandates lifted months ago, for good. If we would have ever seen them imposed in the first place. I tend to think we may have opted for the initial “flattening the curve” 2-3 weeks, but not the ongoing, oppressive marathon we have experienced.
But that is not the reality we are facing. When it comes to the Covid mandates, we are not being governed by a representative body. We are being dictated to by an authoritarian few, often in an arbitrary manner with only the sketchiest, if any, actual evidence to support their dictates.
It is past time for us to insist upon the reassertion of a genuinely representative government.
One of the biggest problems facing humanity is the problem of electrical energy. As shown in the documentary “Planet of the Humans”, the much touted solutions of solar and wind energy, in the final analysis, require the expenditure of as much fossil fuel to create the equipment and subsidize them when they cannot adequately produce due to weather conditions, as if fossil fuel were just in place without them. And as for the so-called “Green Energy”, it is just a horribly misguided idea which involves massive deforestation. However, it must be noted that the only solutions big energy evidently wants to look at are the solutions which include keeping massive energy grids in place. The big energy corporations do not want solutions which would change the system to smaller grids, local companies, and/or house by house production.
Our current reality seems to be that big corporations, including energy companies, have become intoxicated with and addicted to wealth and control We cannot look to them for leadership in eco-friendly, human-friendly solutions to the world’s problems. Two solutions I know of, and I am not at all the most knowledgeable person about the myriad possible solutions that actually exist, are the (extensively documented) machine developed by Joseph Newman, and an invention by K.R. Sridhar I read about years ago which involved no moving parts but uses a chemical action to produce a significant amount energy. This system uses a unit the size of a microwave, or smaller, to produce enough continual energy to power a house. And there are other options which I’ have heard or read bits and pieces of here and there.
The thing is, these solutions would take much of the business away from the big energy producers we’ve grown accustomed to and place it right in the home being powered. These solutions hold the promise of being ecologically friendly and freeing people from exorbitant energy bills. So of course big energy doesn’t want us to adopt such solutions. And, interestingly, we don’t hear much about them unless we go digging.
The issue of energy production is just one arena in which a problem which is pervasive across many industries is coming to the fore. How do we manage an economy in which technological advances are continually decreasing the workforce needed for factory production and other jobs previously occupied by humans? People still need homes, food, education, etc. And, we need to feel that we are contributing to our communities, our collective wellbeing. It’s part of our reality as social beings.
We need to be actively involved in developing solutions to these challenges. I submit one aspect of the solutions will necessarily involve wealth being less concentrated in the hands of a few and more equitably spread across the whole of the population. I believe such system will incorporate some aspects of most, if not all, economic systems attempted in the past. Primarily, we need to be looking for answers that work for us as a species, as a whole and which take the entirety of our being, our make-up into consideration. Abraham Maslow gives us a solid foundation from which to expand our thinking.