The coronavirus pandemic is real and deadly. Yet there’s another pandemic decimating society, one that I believe will ultimately do more damage than Covid-19. This other pandemic is a silent, secret predator festering under the radar, corrupting the brains of millions of people. This condition is rotting away their ability for rational thought, clear thinking, discernment, and self-determination. Science hasn’t categorized it yet, so allow me the permission to give it a label: Media Induced Psychosis (MIP).
As you may or may not know, psychosis is a condition affecting how your brain processes information, sometimes causing you to hear, see, or believe things that aren’t real. Psychosis is not a disease itself, but a symptom of psychotic mental diseases such as schizophrenia, paraphrenia, delusional disorder, or bipolar disorder. Psychosis can be caused by trauma, use or withdrawal of certain drugs, brain tumors, or brain injury. I am positing here that this new type of psychosis is caused by and spread through mind viruses. It’s extremely virulent and highly contagious.
DISCLAIMER: Before we go deeper, please know I am not claiming to be a doctor, have any psychiatric credentials, nor attempting to diagnose anyone. For the record, I’m a self-educated high school dropout. (Albeit one who has spent most of my life studying the mind viruses that cause humans to act the way they do.) I’m postulating that while you won’t read about Media Induced Psychosis in any medical journals yet, the real psychiatrists will eventually be forced to recognize and acknowledge this condition.
MIP is rapidly reaching pandemic proportions, fueled by people’s over exposure to misinformation, hate speech, polarizing content, virtue signaling, and conspiracy theories across media outlets and the Internet. You could make the argument that like other forms of psychosis, this one is also caused by trauma. But in this case, it’s the mental trauma of exposure to so much visceral hate, toxic arguments, and emotional manipulation – and the fear and insecurity they can cause.
The symptoms of Media Induced Psychosis include:
- Low self-esteem
- Inability for rational thought processes
- Lack of self-care
- Short attention span
- Loss of free will
- Fear of others
- Susceptibility to conspiracy theories
- Demonizing those different than you
- Fear-based decision-making
- Inability for critical thinking
- Sanctimonious virtual signaling
- Pulling away from family and friends
- Developing a siege mentality
- Hanging on to outrageous beliefs
- Feeling alienated
MIP an unintentional, collateral result of the mass adoption of the Internet, its related technologies, and how the traditional media uses the Internet to amplify its reach. You are tracked by every online search you perform, what you buy, every website you visit, your social media posts, the things you ask your voice assistants, the apps running in the background on your phone, and what you stream for entertainment. This data is then exploited to manipulate your habits, moods, identity, beliefs, and behaviors.
The objectives are to make you feel powerless, needy, and helpless – and drive you to take self-destructive actions that reward the people who are buying your eyeballs. A lot of it is marketing: companies using your data to sell you more shit you don’t need. And a lot of it is mental manipulation by traditional media and the social media platforms: inducing fear and outrage to keep you glued to their platforms, molding your thoughts – then selling your eyeballs to the marketers, so they can sell you more shit you don’t need.
MIP is a self-sustaining condition that feeds on itself. Each expression of fear, outrage, or hate draws an equal and visceral retaliatory response, ratcheting up with every cycle. It’s astounding how easily people’s free will can be neutered, making them essentially mindless bots manipulated by the computer algorithms. There are two super-spreaders of this pandemic:
- Modern Journalism
- Social Media Platforms
Both the media and social media conglomerates share a common element in their business model: They need contrived controversy, outrage, and fear of others in order to remain profitable. The marketing departments, behavioral psychologists, and computer algorithms they devote to keeping your eyeballs on their platforms physiologically condition and addict you to their shitstorm of never-ending stimuli.
An astounding number of people make a social media post as the last waking thing they do, they leave the phone to recharge on the bed stand, and then check it the first thing after they open their eyes in the morning. This isn’t just mildly detrimental, it’s sick, addicting and dehumanizing. It takes you down a rabbit hole to an ever-present state of anxiety, distraction, alienation, and loss of mental focus. Like Pavlov’s dogs, billions of people are reacting mindlessly to the gratification of likes, shares, and followers. Much worse, they are being unknowingly manipulated to fear and hate others. As I mentioned in this post, there are millions of people with so much disposable time they can put up five posts a day signaling how righteous they are – and how evil the people who disagree with them are. The social media algorithms get exactly what they need to keep everyone locked on their sites, frothing at the mouth, peacocking their virtues, and attacking the people on the other side.
Meanwhile, what we used to call journalism has evolved (devolved) into media conglomerates. In decades past there were a few television networks. They were granted licenses as long as they agreed to provide a certain quota of public affairs programming and the nightly news. Conglomerates like CBS, NBC, and ABC could essentially program any kind of garbage entertainment they wanted 23 hours a day, as long as they offered that one hour of John Chancellor, Peter Jennings, Walter Cronkite, etc., and local news. Those 23 hours of garbage produced huge profits, of which they sacrificed a small portion of to spend in their money-losing news divisions for the required hour of programming each day.
When Ted Turner started CNN, the journalism business model was disrupted overnight. The news was no longer a money losing division, it was the whole company, and companies need to be profitable to survive. There are still some principled journalists striving to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable,” but the overall business model to facilitate that has been gradually eroded.
We’re now in an era where media conglomerates and social media platforms have become the source of news, culture, trends, and ultimately…human behavior. Both platforms are no longer catalysts for critical thinking, but simply weapons which are wielded to tell people what to think. The end result: millions of people with Media Induced Psychosis.
Once MIP occurs, those infected by it are essentially done as contributing members of society. The neural links in their brains are retrained, creating an inability to process anything longer than 60-second TikTok videos or 280-character rage tweets. They check out from all people and information that doesn’t support the confirmation bias of their worldview. They subconsciously curate an ever-increasing diet of information from the media and social media sources that reinforces their fears, anxieties, hates, and conspiracy theories.
Ironically, it’s our own personal freedom that leads to our enslavement. Because back in the day when there were three old white guys in New York who chose the news, there were some kinds of checks and balances (with system bias of course), and you only received a limited amount of data. Now with the Internet, we all can curate, create, and develop our own sources of information, leading to a confirmation bias rabbit hole...
When we are exposed to information that agrees with our confirmation bias, we herald it, trust it, share it all over our social media profiles, and live by it. When we are exposed to information that contradicts our confirmation bias, we decide the study was flawed, the information was wrong, or there was some error in calculation. We just keep circulating down and down the rabbit hole, creating more sources of information (misinformation) we desperately want to believe.
We become angry, fearful, alienated, and distrustful, then start blocking and cancelling people, joining online mobs, and finally becoming susceptible to conspiracy theories that any rational 10-year-old would discredit. We lose the self-awareness to rise above ourselves, go up to 30,000 feet, look down on ourselves objectively and make sure that the information diet we are feeding ourselves is unbiased, balanced, and serves us – and doesn’t just confirm our confirmation bias that speaks to our lowest denominator.
So, I’m clocking out...
I’ve sent my last tweet, posted my last Facebook update, and sent my last Instagram story. I’m resigning from the position of Social Media Influencer in Charge of Keeping the World Spinning, Fighting the Forces of Evil, and Encouraging Everyone to Be More Virtuous. I trust that the world is somehow going to keep spinning even without my explicit guidance and direction. (Feel free to apply for the opening. Just know, the pay is crappy, the hours are arduous, and the retirement plan sucks.)
I need to escape the toxic media/social media ecosystem before the condition rots my brain any further and am resolving to spend more time in reflective thought…and the space between thoughts.
You’ll find me in a sanctuary world of my own creation, a domain of people governed by rationality and critical thinking who desire to engage in civil discourse on the ideas of the day. I will mindfully and relentlessly curate my information diet by increasing subscriptions to specific podcasts, blogs, and newsletters. This will foster specific long-form thoughtful explorations of specific topics of relevance, instead of hot takes on 1,000 topics from people who want to sell my eyeballs.
This isn’t because I want to get away from people who disagree with me. I actively seek to be around people who disagree with me every chance I get and relish a hearty discourse. But that debate needs to be on ideas and principles, not name calling and attacks on the people expressing them. Social media provides not enough of the former and too much of the latter.
The world is way too complex to be governed by snarky takes or the consensus of Twitter mobs. And truth be told, there is just something about the entire concept of social media in general that gives it a default negative setting. Ultimately it fosters a very unhealthy level of egotism, self-absorption, and malignant narcissism. I’ve long said if I wasn’t an author, you wouldn’t catch me dead on social media. But given the continuing devolvement of the platforms, the time seems right to let the books stand on their own, trusting that the content inside and word of mouth will allow them to reach the people they’re written for. I’ve strayed from my own work and it’s time to return to first principles. And one of those is:
You can’t be treated for prosperity, you must be willing to receive it.
It’s not my job or your job to try and drag people across the finish line who don’t want to go there. Leave that crusade to the keyboard warriors who need to signal their virtue. There is a world where dogma and doctrines don’t exist. A world where people exist to debate ideas not ideology, to develop strong beliefs but hold them loosely. They might ponder a question like, “Who is John Galt?’ fleetingly, but are much more likely to reflect on questions like, “Who I am and who can I become? How do I grow into the highest possible version of myself?”
So that’s where you’ll find me if you’re interested…
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I agree with virtually everything you just wrote. I reached similar conclusions independently a year or so ago. More recently, I have improved my mental health simply by drinking more water and less coffee, but most especially by spending much less time watching/reading the news and engaging with people I don't even really know on social media. I too am a writer. I'm looking to build an audience for my fantasy and science fiction novels, which means I'm too cowardly to bail on social media just yet. Good luck to you, though, as you follow a different path!
WOW, just WOW. My dilemma for the last 2-3 years. My business was almost all Social Media driven, and having to get into that cesspool to engage with customers drained me daily. Cov-id slowed my business down and I'm refocusing and slowly cutting the tentacles of social media off of my mind and psyche.
"You’ll find me in a sanctuary world of my own creation, a domain of people governed by rationality and critical thinking who desire to engage in civil discourse on the ideas of the day."
Sounds like the words of those who have already descended into MIP, especially when you follow that sentence with...
" I will mindfully and relentlessly curate my information diet by increasing subscriptions to specific podcasts, blogs, and newsletters."
Isn't this almost what you are accusing those MIP sufferers of doing? The only difference is the word "mindfully" of course, however are you removing yourself from social media for the "wrong" reasons?
Great questions! Who am I to deny what you suggest? Psychosis is like that. So it pays to explore your questions.
When you think about it, what would be "the wrong reason" to leave social media? That's kind of like asking what would be the wrong reason to stop cocaine or stop sticking a fork in your eye. I find myself wanting to get drawn into twitter mobs, or respond to toxic trolls and have no desire to go down that path. As you know, I'm very mindful about the programming I allow myself. But that's more about screening negativity, not isolating myself from opposing views. I actually love a spirited discourse when it's about ideas, not personalities or personal attacks.
We are on the same page, RG. Well stated.
Sorry, Randy, I would have to disagree with your statement that ‘the coronavirus pandemic is real and deadly’. To date, NO-ONE has isolated this ‘virus’. Both the US and UK governments employed psychologists in a psyop to convince the populace that there is a deadly virus around by scaring them half to death. The truth is very different. The ‘covid’ illness in this scamdemic is caused by a combination of graphene oxide nanoparticles and 5G radiation. We have all unknowingly imbibed these nanoparticles in our air and food for years, so they are already in our bodies. It only takes activation by 5G radiation to induce flu-like symptoms in our bodies.
The reason: so that they can inject us with their poisoned ‘vaccine’. The jab consists mostly of large quantities of graphene oxide (99%) together with a gene-altering substance. Graphene oxide is magnetic (a ferrofluid) and is particularly tuned to absorb electronic frequencies in the same bandwidth of the 5G network, which excites and oxidises this material very rapidly. This has the effect of attacking our bodies’ natural antioxidant glutathione reserves. It will also permanently alter your genetic make-up and will cause your body to attack itself when faced with genuine infectious assaults.
As they will tell you at the vaccine center: The mRNA jab does not prevent you from contracting Covid19 or from transmitting it.
This agenda has been planned for decades with the aim of depopulating the planet - look up Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030 using an independent search engine such as duckduckgo. (NOT google)
I think you need to do a bit of discerning thinking yourself. If I were you I’d stick to what I’m good at, rather than making statements about things you have clearly just heard on the TV ‘news’.
P.S. the meaning of covid 19 is: Certificate of vaccination ID, using the gematria system: A = one, 9 = I, which means AI (artificial intelligence).
Remember I warned you that psychosis affects how your brain processes information, sometimes causing you to hear, see, or believe things that aren’t real. There are some bad premises and errors here that should be exposed because they’re not serving you.
You suggest that “NO-ONE has isolated this ‘virus.’” In reality, it has been gnomically sequenced to its DNA by numerous countries, including the UK, USA, Australia, Iceland, the Netherlands, and even the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
You disagree with my statement that coronavirus is real and deadly. Later you’re suggesting that is real and deadly, and is the result of an insidious plot to curb global population. Those two premises can’t co-exist in a rational mind.
Unfortunately, the 5G radioactive narrative is just another twist on a conspiracy theory that’s been debunked for many years but keeps morphing into new flavors. You can read about the history of how it came about here: https://www.snopes.com/news/2020/06/12/how-the-5g-coronavirus-conspiracy-theory-began/
You can discount ALL of the 5G conspiracy theories by asking a few critical thinking questions such as:
* Why didn’t Covid-19 start when 5G cell towers first went up?
* How come Covid-19 cases go down after mitigation efforts and vaccines, even though the 5G cell towers are still here?
* How can you explain the pandemic in countries and that don’t have 5G, 4G, or even 3G cell towers?
* Why would T-Mobile want to kill me when I pay them $50 a month for their data plan?
Your next premise is that Trump and Biden, mortal enemies, each who tried to prevent the other from being president, collaborated together (and also with the U.K) to hire “psychologists in a psyop to convince the populace that there is a deadly virus around by scaring them half to death.” Does that actually seem plausible to you?
Then you also suggest that this was planned “decades ago.” So now for your assumption to make sense, we also have to include Obama, Clinton, Bush Sr and W., Reagan, and all the leaders of China, U.K. etc. during those years, in the conspiracy – to create a disease that would be activated before any of them knew what coronavirus was, even before it was discovered – before they knew what 5G was, even before 5G was invented. Does that actually seem plausible to you?
It’s virtually impossible to prove a conspiracy theory does not exist. If you say there are tiny purple people who live in mailboxes, there’s no way for me to disprove that. I can show you four million empty mailboxes and you’ll still say the little purple people just left, or they have secret powers to turn invisible.
Finally, it’s worth noting that COVID-19 is actually an acronym, which is how the World Health Organization labels new diseases. In its full form, COVID-19 stands for COronaVIrus Disease of 20-19.
Of course, I don’t expect you to believe any of this. That’s the nature of psychosis. I’m posting this response to demonstrate how implausible, even impossible, the conspiracy theories you shared are, for the sake of anyone else who might come across this post. I’m sure you’ll find my blog is not a place you’re going to want to visit, but I wish you all the best. -RG
Well, well, well, I must say I didn’t expect a reply to my post. Must have hit a chord of some sort!
Normally, I wouldn’t bother to respond to such ill-thought-out comments, as you clearly didn’t take the time to check out anything I said, however I think it’s very important to set the record straight since the aim of my post was to attempt save people’s lives, believe it or not!
So, let’s get down to brass tacks and I will take your statements one at a time.
BTW, in the interests of disclosure I am a qualified medical scientist, among other things, so will endeavor to write what I have to say in terms laymen can understand.
Firstly, I’m afraid there is no truth in your claim that the ‘virus’ has been isolated and sequenced. Where is the proof? What’s written on the net (like most of what is written on the net) is simply lies and nonsense. I have questioned doctors about this. Their interesting response is to get flustered and try to change the subject. Check out this page: https://ambassadorlove.wordpress.com/2020/11/26/the-corona-virus-hoax/ Note the comment : ‘The greatest fraud perpetrated on humanity’. Yes, I think that about sums it up. There is no virus!
Second statement: real and deadly, etc. Not sure what you’re referring to here, as there are no contradictions whatever in what I wrote. But it looks like you have misunderstood the text - what is deadly is the poisoned jab, not the so-called virus!
I’m afraid that Snopes can’t be trusted as a source. Gosh, I thought everyone knew that! That goes for all these so-called fact-checking websites.
5G and Covid
Some of the earliest reported cases of covid were on cruise ships that boasted to their clients of superb internet connectivity due to strong signals from a 5G satellite. Interestingly, on the Australian Princess Cruise Line, only the ships that had installed the 5G experienced outbreaks of covid on board. Also, studies found that covid 19 cases per million were 95% higher and covid 19 deaths per million are 126% higher in states with 5G. reference: https://emfmadness.wordpress.com/2020/12/10/covid-19-is-a-smokescreen-for-5g-radiation-sickness/
Little San Marino has the highest incidence of covid in Europe - 27 times that in Croatia. Why? Because Croatia does not have 5G.
Wuhan: as soon as the 5G network was fired up in Wuhan, the citizens started dropping like flies with symptoms that exactly mirrored the symptoms associated with covid 19.
This is because 5G is a military technology used on the battlefield that is now being used in the civilian realm. The frequency bands it uses (24GHz – 100+GHz including millimeter waves) are the very same ones used in Active Denial Systems, i.e. a crowd control system which is delivered using directed energy weaponry, the same weaponry that was used to perpetrate the Californian ‘wild fires’. Some covid patients are reporting hair loss - classic radiation sickness. See this page for list of symptoms. http://stateofthenation.co/?p=7645
So, you truly believe that the Presidents of the USA actually run the country and formulate their own policies. I didn’t realize people still believed that - it’s really rather sweet. The reality is that ALL the leaders of the countries of the industrialized world (yes, including China) are controlled by a shadow government - generally known as the cabal - that tells these people what to do. Plenty of books have been written about the machinations of the cabal, such as the book by Grant R Jeffrey. The cabal controls the world’s finance, technology, international trade, pharmaceutical trade, etc. Presidents and Prime Ministers are just figureheads. All US elections have been fixed since the 1960s using electronic voting machines at the instigation of Nelson Rockefeller.
In the interest of brevity let’s just say that the cabal do not have the interests of the people of Earth at heart. Their current main agenda being the depopulation of the planet to around 500 million people so that they will have an obedient army who will do their bidding - hence the advent of the poisoned jab. BTW, it was Reagan who signed the legislation to prevent people from claiming financial damages from vaccine injuries by the cabal-owned Big Pharma. They planned well ahead.
So, to your comment on the unlikelihood of the psychologists and the psyop - here is the evidence from the UK’s Daily Mail of April 3, 2021. Quote: The paper, written by Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Behaviours, said: 'A substantial number of people still do not feel sufficiently personally threatened; it could be that they are reassured by the low death rate in their demographic group, although levels of concern may be rising. The perceived level of personal threat needs to be increased among those who are complacent, using hard-hitting emotional messaging. To be effective this must also empower people by making clear the actions they can take to reduce the threat.' Unquote. Yeah, in other words, they’re scared they didn’t scare us enough! QED, I think.
Even more worrying, check out this excellent documentary called Once Were the Living https://odysee.com/onceweretheliving:9 At around 1 hr 36 mins there is a Belgian guy explaining to an audience how to fool the public into fearing that a viral pandemic is coming. The audience seem to find this hilarious. This video is well worth watching - lots of useful information there.
Wasn’t the pandemic planned? check this out: https://principia-scientific.com/proof-that-the-pandemic-was-planned-with-purpose/
This site says that they were selling covid 19 test kits in 2015! As many people now know, in 2017 Anthony Fauci made an interesting prediction, when he announced that during the first term of President Trump a surprise outbreak of an infectious disease would surely happen. Here’s what he said: There is no question there is going to be a challenge for the coming administration in the arena of infectious diseases. How could he possibly know that?
Back in 2013 a musician wrote a song called Pandemic. In his lyrics he described a global pandemic that kills millions, shuts down economies and gives rise to riots. His song literally described in great detail what we are seeing in our world today, seven years later. He even mentioned the exact year of the pandemic: 2020, and the specific type of virus: a coronavirus. This is a line in his lyrics from 2013: ‘2020 combined with coronavirus, bodies stacking.’
Finally, among the bizarre and frankly disturbing ‘artworks’ at Denver airport is a mural painted in 1994 portraying people wearing masks with different countries’ flags on them. Coincidence? Pics available on Google images.
Finally, to the most important part - the jab. This is NOT a vaccine. How can it be a vaccine since the antigen (coronavirus) has never been isolated? This is genetic modification technology designed to bring about a state in your body similar to AIDS, as your immune system turns on you. The jab consists of 99% magnetic graphene oxide, together with the genetic modification technology to insert genetic material into your genome that will permanently alter your body and weaken your immune system. As explained in the video above, the nanoparticles are like a 4th industrial revolution blurring the line between the physical and technological. You will be like a walking, breathing smartphone, hooked up to the network. One guy had the AstraZeneca jab, and now everywhere he goes something electronic tries to connect to him by Bluetooth. (video of this was on Telegram)
On top of this, the jab’s contents effectively program our cells to constantly inject venom into our interstitial fluids. As well as disease or death, the jab will most likely permanently sterilise young men and women (60-70% will be sterilised) according to a Youtube video of Sir John Bell of Oxford University in a TV interview, quote: these vaccines are unlikely to completely sterilise the population”. Unquote. Wow, what a disappointment!
Likely adverse reactions are too many to list here, but have been played down by the authorities. Tucker Carlson said on his program a couple of months ago that 4,500 Americans were dying every day from the jab. Among the many serious side effects: Anaphylactic shock, Miscarriage, Infertility in women, Heart attack, Stroke, Paralysis, Seizures, AIDS. Accurate statistics are hard to come by, as they are deliberately obscured (lied about) by the authorities.
The problem is that pretty much everything we are told about covid and the jab and the PCR test is lies. As a molecular biologist myself, I can assert that the PCR procedure was never intended to be used as a diagnostic test, and is not fit for purpose, especially since it was based on a computer-generated random section of DNA.
So much more to say on this, but I really don’t have time now. The message I’m trying to convey is:
DO NOT ACCEPT THE POISONED JAB.
Be glad that I’ve decided to desist from commenting on the MIP theory.
Randy, you are obviously an expert in your own field and really know your stuff, and honestly I have to say I admire you and what you have achieved. That said, I wish you would stick to teaching people about business and prosperity, and desist from commenting on matters you clearly know little or nothing about. Hint: garnering your ideas from the mainstream media is NOT an opinion.
Y’see, the trouble is that the sort of people who have posted insulting comments here (and probably on social media sites they frequent) sadly don’t have the capacity to think rationally for themselves, so they hang on your every word and think that everything you say is gospel. (Luckily, I don’t feel the need to lower myself to respond to them in kind). Therefore, can’t you see that any information you post needs to be credible, true and well-researched? This is not a case of just bandying random comments about, as on social media, but is serious stuff, as it involves people’s lives, so posting comments such as these really doesn’t help them.
Anyway that’s all folks. I’m getting a bit tired now, so could not finish this post. No doubt psychosis is affecting my brain!
Love and kisses,
Actually Jennifer, I did check out the information you posted and didn’t find it to pass the test of rationality, logic, or critical thinking. As I said earlier, it’s virtually impossible to disapprove a conspiracy theory to someone who believes it. And I can see by your latest response – Tucker Carlson/4,500 people a day dying from vaccine, U.S. elections rigged since 1960, weapons starting the wildfires – there appears to be no conspiracy theories you’re not all in on. So I won’t go deeper into that debate with you. At some point, it’s safe to assume you will decide I’m part of the secret cabal that wants to depopulate the world. However, responsibility dictates that I refute that misinformation and point out the bad premises in your thought process.
You suggest you’re a qualified medical scientist. One would think an actual scientist would be commenting from that platform, not an anonymous one name avatar. The actual DNA sequencing of the coronavirus is readily available and being used daily by the scientific community. Saying “most of what’s written on the Internet is simply lies and nonsense” doesn’t negate this fact. (Also notice how frequently you used the Internet when it supported your beliefs.) Likewise, your anecdote that you spoke with several doctors who appear flustered and changed the subject doesn’t negate this fact. (I might also note that lots of people in every discipline get flustered and change the subject when they’re in conversations with conspiracy theorists.)
Regarding the claim that a test for Covid-19 was patented in 2015 demonstrates my premise about psychosis in the original post. People with psychosis become susceptible to conspiracy theories that any rational 10-year-old would discredit. No country anywhere would have granted a patent in 2015 for a disease test of a disease that didn’t exist yet. If you are a medical scientist, you may want to learn the difference between a patent filing date and the data priority date. A Priority Date is the earliest-filed patent application in a family of related patent applications, or to the earliest filing date of a particular feature of an invention – in this case a method of testing for viruses. The actual patent application for Dr Rothchild’s Covid-19 testing method was filed on May 17, 2020. The priority date references his earlier patent application for “System and Method for Using, Biometric, and Displaying Biometric Data” in 2015.
People experiencing psychosis can tie together any number of quirky, random, or meaningless events and to them it appears to be an airtight case for the conspiracy theory they believe. You seem to be arguing that because songwriters, artists, and authors have written fictional works of art about pandemics, this somehow means the pandemic is either a hoax or the secret plan by the cabal you referenced. I don’t know if you’re aware of it, but many songwriters, artists, and authors have also written fictional works of art about love. Your logic would dictate that this means love is also is either a hoax or the secret plan by the cabal you referenced. By the way, we could say the exact same thing about war, earthquakes, tornadoes, sharks, hurricanes, and mangos.
Regarding all the 5G assertions you make, you still haven’t entered the realm of rationality. Suggesting that one cruise ship or one country having a higher case count than another neglects literally thousands of other co-factors (population, co-morbidities, age, government response, the health care infrastructure, population, etc.). I’ll restate my earlier remarks: You can discount ALL of the 5G conspiracy theories by asking these 3 questions:
* Why didn’t Covid-19 start when 5G cell towers first went up?
* How come Covid-19 cases go down after mitigation efforts and vaccines, even though the 5G cell towers are still here?
* How can you explain the pandemic in countries and that don’t have 5G, 4G, or even 3G cell towers?
I’ll probably have to block you from the comments at some point. You’ll be convinced that it’s because I’m in on the conspiracy or afraid to debate you. But it will only be because some of the conspiracy theories you’re spreading can kill people. And while I want this blog to have robust debate from all sides, I’m not comfortable giving a platform to information that can harm others. I've lost two close friends to Covid-19 and don't want to lose any more.
There you go, talking about leaving under siege. You can use whatever semantics you want, 600,000 people die from "this thing." It is real. To people like you I wish a Covid infection so you fucking wake up! It's like cancer it's not real until it happens to you.
Thank you for your charming and intelligent response. I do hope you have a nice day.
Stay true to yourself!! Those of us who love, respect, and admire you will follow you wherever and however you lead. Those who don't share your thoughts, will and can fall by the wayside. It's a natural selection process. Stay well. Stay curious. Have FUN every day! Peace out!✌
Another great post ... seeing it everyday. This is a book in progress, so please write one. Sold the sports car and the house in July. Free of physical trappings for a while. Leaving the chaos in a few weeks for 89 days (CV-19 Delta/Lamda may add more) in SW Greece. While the fire and heat impacts will be notable this year versus 2019/early 2020, there is a peaceful oasis waiting. We will let my father-in-law translate the news.
Great advice Randy. I'm still on social media at the moment. I post my stuff and get out. I couldn't be arsed trying to convert someone that doesn't want to change their life. At the end of the day, my opinion is one opinion, just like anyone else. Just because you shout, threaten, and tell me I'm wrong...it's not going to make that opinion anything greater than just one opinion. - Have a great day!
I've been contemplating the same and my next move. I can't stand the hate, the rage it sucks the joy out if me. BRAVO Randy, I wish you joy, peace and prosperity.
You are are the same victim, as I read former posts, you have shown inability to recognize facts and slender others for no reason. I don't have time to point it out. I admire your authorship, your content however is as bias as as anyone else. You have been infected as many others. And instead of staying on social media - as ugly as it is - and use it wisely, you're bailing out. Like, you can't control what's coming to you?
Interesting comments. Leave it to RG to open up a big o can o worms. This may be the next big shift people leaving social media. As for me. Thank you RG for your friendship and mentorship over the years. God Bless
Thanks for the note. For the record, I don't expect a large movement of people leaving social media. It's too addictive and fills a lot of unhealthy desires. You could say once people saw the effects of cigarettes and alcohol on their bodies, minds and lives - they would never touch either again. And we saw how that turned out...
I'm torn between sharing this post on social media because it was well written and left none unscathed - and not sharing it since you said you're bailing from all but a select few.
Care to share whose social media blogs, podcasts, or channels made your final cut?
Actually Laurie, since I'm no longer on social media, I'm counting on you guys to spread the word to other people you think would be a fit in the discussions here. I will be doing some follow up posts about what you ask. - RG