The Living Force
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I came off looking like a tin foil hat wearing idiot for posting this on FB. It is my fault for not double checking it, of course. I may have read it before the edit comment, but is most definitely a 'naughty meme' and not just maybe. For some reason I assumed this thread to be a serious one trying to get at factual information and the Corona Craziness thread for goofy fun. (although this doesn't really involve C19 at all. We also know assumption is the mother of all screw-ups, so that is also on me!). This "meme" is pure mischief, n'est-ce pas? There is indeed a conference but these guys are not speaking there as far as I can tell nor is trans humanism a topic.
I think it might have been considerate, though by no means necessary, to say something along the lines of, "Jay Weidner featured in the early Laura Knight writings as a dangerous predatory creep who, if he'd had his way, would have prevented this forum from even existing" as a heads up when your post was deleted.
That being said, you appear to be reacting from a stung ego. Better to go quiet for a while and get your bearings. You'll find your way.
Chin up. We're all part time fools here. The betting difference is that we've all agreed to try to observe it.
Well you're being rather obstinate and refusing to see things other than your own way. Maybe you're forgetting what this forum is about, but when someone is acting like that, they'll get feedback about their behavior.I don't think having a difference of opinion is the same as having a "stung ego."
Are you implying there is something wrong with our having debated something here?
Why are you acting as if I need psychoanalysis all of a sudden, @Woodsman? Where is that coming from?
Please give examples as this kind of broad criticism isn't useful without them.I notice that every time an issue is raised here where there are differences of opinion there's then this rush to settle it one way or the other, when in reality we're not all going to agree on every point.
I stand by what I said. And I don't think being called "obstinate" because I hold to a point of view is appropriate.Well you're being rather obstinate and refusing to see things other than your own way. Maybe you're forgetting what this forum is about, but when someone is acting like that, they'll get feedback about their behavior.
Please give examples as this kind of broad criticism isn't useful without them.
I've had some thoughts rattling around today and wasn't finding it easy to clarify. As often is the case, I read something on the forum that helps bring some focus. This is one of those times. I was thinking about transmarginal inhibition and how it might explain some of the changes in anti-vaxxers who have decided to take the jab or anti-authoritarians who seemed to have changed and now buy the party line.
Basically, transmarginal inhibition is a kind of shut down due to stress where one of the end results is that previous conditioning is undone. So that might explain the changes seen. However there's more. Under the current circumstances where the stress isn't just particular to anti-vaxxers or anti-authoritarians, it also affects vaxxers and authoritarian followers. So what if their previous conditioning is being broken down too and they are also changing? What if they become anti-vaxxers and anti authoritarians meaning the net effect of applying the stress globally is close to zero?
The above also gives another idea. What if we can use transmarginal inhibition consciously and actively choose self limiting conditioning that we want to break down rather than have something or someone else choose for us?
"A warrior considers himself already dead, so there is nothing to lose. The worst has already happened to him, therefore he's clear and calm; judging him by his acts or by his words, one would never suspect that he has witnessed everything."
"Only a warrior can survive the path of knowledge because the art of the warrior is to balance the pain of being a man with the wonder of being a man."
"Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges."
"A warrior takes his lot, whatever it may be, and accepts it in ultimate humbleness. He accepts in humbleness what he is, not as a grounds for regret but as a living challenge."
"To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other."
No one else could have done it. And there was no "offer" to refuse, just repeated "have you got it yet?" and "you really should get it" along with standard fear narrative of how deadly the pandemic is. Patients can request removal of any condition and state a reason, but I believe it would not help anything because invention of this condition (now on a software menu somewhere) is almost certainly policy handed down by administrators of the hospital system, and part of the usual "medicine by numbers" (largely implemented over time by the pharma cartel that controls the business of medicine, as I understand it). It's really a social-score data point, isn't it? Protest would likely only make it worse.Have you inquired if, in fact, your physician did add this information? If they did, shouldn't you have been informed of this 'new condition'. Smells to me of some sort of violation/misconduct.
It is so frustrating how many doctors are compromised and just plain stupid that there is hardly anyone to turn to with common sense and credibility. I think it is beyond ridiculous that a choice you make is termed a condition of your health. It's like saying you're not a sports fan so something is wrong with you. Insane.No one else could have done it. And there was no "offer" to refuse, just repeated "have you got it yet?" and "you really should get it" along with standard fear narrative of how deadly the pandemic is. Patients can request removal of any condition and state a reason, but I believe it would not help anything because invention of this condition (now on a software menu somewhere) is almost certainly policy handed down by administrators of the hospital system, and part of the usual "medicine by numbers" (largely implemented over time by the pharma cartel that controls the business of medicine, as I understand it). It's really a social-score data point, isn't it? Protest would likely only make it worse.
I recently learned from a physician friend that of the 1000 things that might be tested in a blood sample, doctor and patient see only a standard set, because for virtually every one of those test numbers (all of which have a range of "normality"), there is a drug for sale to solve going out of range. In other words, there is no financial incentive to test for other things, especially if other data might contraindicate writing a prescription. Such is Big Pharma's medicine-by-numbers system. We shouldn't wonder that average life expectancy is on the decline.
According to the announcement, the White House has secured enough to supply more than 25,000 doses for pediatricians and primary care physicians who have already signed up to deliver the vaccine, while the country now has enough Pfizer vaccine to jab roughly 28 million kids who will soon be eligible, meaning this won't be a slow roll-out like we saw 10 months ago when doses and capacity issues meant adults had to wait.Federal regulators will meet over the next two weeks to weigh the benefits of giving shots to kids, after lengthy studies meant to ensure the safety of the vaccines.
Within hours of formal approval, expected after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory meeting scheduled for Nov. 2-3, doses will begin shipping to providers across the country, along with smaller needles necessary for injecting young kids, and within days will be ready to go into the arms of kids on a wide scale. -AP
I remember when I believed both Tony Blair and Colin Powell were more or less "good guys" as compared to the likes of Bush, Cheney, Thatcher, Reagan. Boy, did that idea go down in flames in a big way! One of my first really big red pill moments!Sometimes, the Universe has a tremendous sense of irony and karma. Colin Powell died of severe form of Covid despite being fully vaccinated, which supposedly prevents the severe form of COVID.
The same Powell, was instrumental in killing one million or so Iraq citizens when he presented a vial of anthrax allegedly produced by Saddam Hussein's scientists. It was later revealed that the anthrax was actually produced in Fort Detrick.