The Supremacy of Public Health

Apparently you’re a Nazi if you protest against the official Coronavirus narrative in Germany:

On Wednesday, three days before the demo, having successfully whipped the New Normal masses up into a state of wide-eyed panic over the imminent neo-Nazi invasion, the Berlin government banned the protests. The New Normal masses celebrated. A few concerns about … you know, democracy, were perfunctorily voiced, but they were quickly silenced when Interior Senator Andreas Geisel explained that abrogating the people’s constitutional right to freedom of assembly, and freedom of speech, and to petition their government, was not in any way a totalitarian act, but was purely a matter of “protecting the public health.” (my added emphasis)

Here”s yet another example of the supremacy of “public health”. It’s the only thing that matters. Everything else – freedom of assembly and speech, etc – are trivial by comparison.

Smokers have known this for a long time, of course.They were expelled from pubs and cafes and restaurants to combat the supposed threat to “public health” posed by their tobacco smoke.

The latest threat to “public health” is the coronavirus epidemic. Unlike tobacco smoke, this actually is a real threat. But it’s not much worse a threat than that posed by annual ‘flu epidemics. But, as ever, it’s a threat that has been exaggerated, this time to more or less close down the entire economy.

But it’s just one in a long line of imaginary threats to “public health”, which include the threat of sea level rise as a result of Global Warming or Climate Change, Brexit, Trump, and much else beside.

Since huge amounts of money are thrown into fighting such threats, they now compete with each other to become the top threat deserving the greatest funding. For example:

Bill Gates issued a stark warning for the world: ‘As awful as this pandemic is, climate change could be worse’

and

Climate change is a more important issue than coronavirus, Brexit or Scottish independence. It’s time to start taking it seriously – Kenny MacAskill MP

The likely end result will be that nobody will take any of these threats seriously. And it will lead to the demise of the greedy, fear-mongering Public Health industry. And this may have just started.

There’s a collapse in public trust in all authority under way. It’s why the mainstream media are increasingly ignored, and new people – usually individuals, like Joe Rogan or Alex Jones or Michael Savage, to name just a few – have sprung up in their place, attracting far greater audiences than they do. There’s a public hunger for authentic individuals telling their own personal truth, rather than merely reading scripts from teleprompters.

What makes an authentic individual? For a start, they’re individual people rather than companies (like BBC or CNN). Secondly they’re not in glitzy well-lit studios, but instead in dim-lit simple rooms surrounded by personal effects. Thirdly they’re not wearing suits, and they’re often wearing headphones/earphones and talking into visibly huge microphones.  Fourthly they speak unscripted, smile, laugh, drink mugs of coffee, and (occasionally) smoke cigarettes (or something).

I think what happens is that people can identify with them, if they look like them, speak like them, and live in homes like them. People can believe them in ways they increasingly can’t believe the stuffed suits on television.

Television is old media: a single company one-way broadcasting to millions. The internet is new media: individual people in two-way conversation. In the old media the audience never got heard.

One of the most successful in the new media, Joe Rogan, is always in face-to-face conversation with someone. The conversations are perfectly natural, and can last for hours.

It’s a new world.

Following on from a recent post about Stonehenge, odd thing I found out yesterday: several of Britain’s major megalithic sites – Avebury (Latitude: 51.4238° N, Longitude -1.8525° W), Silbury hill (51.4157° N, -1.8574° W), Stonehenge ( 51.1740° N, -1.8224° W) and Old Sarum (51.1017° N, -1.7843° W)- all share within 7/100th of a degree the same longitude, and all lie within a north-south corridor 3 km wide and at least 80 km long. Several other less well-known sites also fall inside the same corridor. Is this just chance, or was there once a corridor connecting the sites?

If the north-south corridor is extended in length to some 560 km into northern England, it reaches the east coast of England at about the island of Lindisfarne or Holy Island (55.6808° N, -1.8009° W).

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16 Responses to The Supremacy of Public Health

  1. Darryl says:

    In the Australian state of Victoria you are a criminal for making a Facebook post against the government Coronavirus narrative.

  2. Timothy Goodacre says:

    Yes and Australia gave us plain packaging !

  3. RdM says:

    Meanwhile …
    Summer in the UK is waning, so these are from earlier this year.
    Wiltshire, hm.
    http://www.cropcircleaccess.com/test/
    http://www.ukcropcircles.co.uk/
    and no doubt others.

    Whadayareckon?

    Aliens, Vandals, or Unknown Phenomena?

  4. RdM says:

    This massive 780-foot (238 meters) crop circle appeared in 2001 in the remote area of Milk Hill in Wiltshire, England. The elaborate design is composed of 409 circles that form a pattern called a double, or six-sided, triskelion, which is a motif consisting of three interlocking spirals.
    (Image: © Handy Marks | public domain)

  5. Frank Davis says:

    The supremacy of Public Health
    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/democrats-introduce-legislation-declare-racism-public-health-crisis

    A bill introduced on Thursday by Democratic lawmakers would classify racism as a nationwide public health crisis – requiring two wings within the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to address it, according to The Hill.

    The bill – Anti-Racism in Public Health Act – was crafted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and House Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA).

    • Joe L. says:

      They were able to deceive a lot of people when they called tobacco a threat to public health and deemed it an “epidemic.”

      They were able to deceive a lot of people when they called obesity a threat to public health and deemed it an “epidemic,” as well.

      However, I thought they “jumped the shark” a few years ago when they labeled Climate Change a “public health crisis.” I don’t think they were anywhere near as successful in pulling the wool over people’s eyes with that effort, and I hoped that it would catalyze a growth of distrust in “public health experts” (and i believe it did, just not as much as I had hoped).

      Now they’re labeling racism a “nationwide public health crisis.” And they want to allocate resources within the CDC–the Centers for Disease Control–to fighting it?

      Let us not forget that only a few months ago, the CDC failed miserably in their response to COVID-19–a contagious disease. Have they considered that it may have been due to the fact that they’ve allocates large portions of their resources to “fighting” tobacco, obesity, Climate Change and other imaginary “public health threats”?

      Government officials should be holding the CDC’s feet to the fire and demanding they stop wasting funding on social engineering programs and focus on real diseases. Instead, they want the CDC to tackle racism.

      The authors of the bill are all Democrats. This is a blatant partisan political maneuver in an election year during which Democrat politicians have been intentionally escalating racial tensions in the hopes of retaining/winning back black voters by pretending they’re the only party which cares about them.

      If this doesn’t cause people to begin questioning the motives and scruples of these so-called “public health experts,” I honestly don’t know what will.

      • Rose says:

        It’s looking more and more like anti-tobacco’s zealotry brought this plague upon us by conspiring to ban something that was keeping us safe.

        SHREVEPORT – Researchers in Louisiana say the first round of results from a COVID-19 clinical trial are back, and those results are positive.

        Since the pandemic began, a group at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport has been testing the effects of inhaled nitric oxide on hospitalized patients with the virus. It’s all part of an international study with over 250 patients enrolled.

        Preliminary data first showed that patients who received nitric oxide therapy were able to breathe more easily and didn’t show any major side effects. Doctor Keith Scott, who’s heading up the trials at LSU Health, says the newest results, released by Massachusetts General Hospital, shows that the colorless, odorless gas could actually help to kill the virus itself.

        “It’s not the treatment. But it is certainly going to be a treatment. We’re very convinced of that,” Scott said.
        Scott says he’s become more optimistic after months of administering nitric oxide to both severe and less severe coronavirus patients at LSU Health.
        “It certainly is safe. That’s the one thing we’re seeing over and over again about this nitric oxide,” Scott said.

        Through their research, involving Harvard Medical School and other universities across the country and world, they’re now trying to further prove that the gas can help kill the virus where it attacks patients the most.”
        Scott hopes the potential virucidal results are similar for the severe and less severe patients they’ve been treating in Louisiana. He says the gas, which is already approved for use by the FDA, is widely accessible.

        “Any hospital, any physician can start using it tomorrow. That’s another beauty of this, there’s no regulatory hoops to jump through,” Scott said.

        Some hospitals, like Baton Rouge General, already using nitric oxide to help virus patients recover. Scott says more positive data will only encourage more hospitals to do the same.

        He believes developing an effective coronavirus therapy treatment is just as important as developing a vaccine.”
        “There are still some seriously ill patients in Shreveport who are currently receiving the gas daily as part of the ongoing study. More results from that trial happening here in the state will be released in the coming weeks. Scott says those results will help determine if the gas is truly effective in killing the virus.”
        https://www.wbrz.com/news/inhaled-nitric-oxide-therapy-could-help-kill-coronavirus-lsu-researcher-says/

  6. Rose says:

    Frank, I think you are talking about a ley line.

    The Old Straight Track
    “The Old Straight Track: Its Mounds, Beacons, Moats, Sites and Mark Stones is a book by Alfred Watkins, first published in 1925, describing the existence of alleged ley lines in Britain.”

    Neolithic Yorkshire – Thornborough henges

    “Yorkshire hosts the largest group of prehistoric earthworks in Britain: stretching from the standing stones at Boroughbridge in the south to the cursus already destroyed at Scorton in the north are the remains of dozens of monuments constituting a landscape that was sacred to our prehistoric ancestors. Considered together, these monuments are an archaeological record equal in importance to the World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge, Avebury and Orkney – yet they remain virtually unknown to the wider public.”

    “In the Vale of Mowbray, the northern extension of Yorkshire’s central lowlands dividing the uplands of the North York Moors from the Pennines, on a broad spread of sand and gravel between the rivers Ure and Swale sits a remarkable group of six earthwork henge monuments: the three Thornborough henges, the nearby individual Hutton Moor, Cana and Nunwick henges, a scatter of round barrows, and the Devil’s Arrows stone row south of the Ure.”
    https://www.yas.org.uk/Sections/Prehistory-Research/Neolithic/Neolithic-Yorkshire-Thornborough-henges

    See if they align.

  7. Rose says:

    I have just conducted another experiment of one and booked into a smoke free hotel for the first time in many years.

    Apart from not being able to wake up with a few extra puffs of nitric oxide, there is the terrible temptation of relying on the dreadful hotel bedroom coffee with the ghastly uht milk instead.

    I am pleased to say that I arrived at the hotel dining room for a full English breakfast and a proper cup of coffee, properly dressed and fully awake after 5 slowly dissolved twiglets (brewers yeast) and a glass of water the effects of which usually last for an hour and a half.

    Covid-19 being a constant threat, I made sure to inhale some nitric oxide in my first cigarette as soon as comfortably possible.

    Isn’t science fun?

    Nitric oxide dosed in short bursts at high concentrations may protect against Covid 19

    “It is not generally known that mainstream smoke from cigarettes contains NO at peak concentrations of between about 250 ppm and 1350 ppm in each puff [18,19]. The wide variation depends primarily upon the brand. The very high NO concentration in cigarette smoke as compared to medicinal use of no more than 80 to a maximum of 160 ppm, is presumably tolerated only because it is present for a single puff and then followed by numerous breaths of fresh air before the next puff.”

    “Moreover, the diffusion of NO through the cell wall to reach the virus should be significantly more effective with bursts at the very high NO concentration in the smoke, according to classic laws of physics. The only oxide of nitrogen in the mainstream smoke is NO, and the NO2 concentration that is inhaled is very low or undetectable [20], therefore it’s well-known airway irritating effect is absent or minor.”
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1089860320301610

    • Igrowmyown says:

      Rose if you ever visit Liverpool try staying at the Adelphi where the entire 6th floor is given over to smoking rooms although the strongest odour on the 6th floor corridor is of “grass” being smoked and not tobacco.

  8. Rose says:

    To put my experiment in context.

    Your Brain Boots Up Like a Computer
    2006

    “As we yawn and open our eyes in the morning, the brain stem sends little puffs of nitric oxide to another part of the brain, the thalamus, which then directs it elsewhere.
    Like a computer booting up its operating system before running more complicated programs, the nitric oxide triggers certain functions that set the stage for more complex brain operations, according to a new study.

    In these first moments of the day, sensory information floods the system—the bright sunlight coming through the curtains, the time on the screeching alarm clock—and all of it needs to be processed and organized, so the brain can understand its surroundings and begin to perform more complex tasks.

    “The thinking part of the brain is applying a sort of stencil to the information coming in and what the nitric oxide is doing is allowing more refinement of that stencil,” says Dwayne Godwin, an associate professor at Wake Forest University and lead author of the study, which was funded by the National Eye Institute.

    The little two-atom molecule, it seems, is partly responsible for our ability to perceive whatever it is we’re sensing.

    The finding, published last week in the journal Neuroscience, changes the way scientists understand nitric oxide’s role in the brain, and it also has them rethinking the function of the thalamus, where it is released. The thalamus was thought to be a fairly primitive structure, sort of a gate that could either open and allow sensory information to stream into the cortex, the higher functioning part of the brain, or cut off the flow entirely.

    Godwin says the new research shows it’s more accurate to think of the thalamus not as a gate but as a club bouncer, who doesn’t simply allow a huge rush of people to go in or no one at all, but picks and chooses whom to let in and out.”
    https://www.livescience.com/980-brain-boots-computer.html

    So theoretically the twiglets will work for nonsmokers trying to avoid the hotel bedroom packet coffee and uht milk too.

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