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The Catch-22 of Vaccine Thinking

Back in the late 1800's, there was an ideological tussle in the field of medical science. Two heavyweights, Louis Pasteur and Antoine Bechamp were weighing in with two contrasting theories of disease model. Pasteur's "Germ Theory" model - the idea that all disease is caused by external pathogens won the popularity bout and this thinking has dominated modern allopathic (western) medical thinking up until this day. However, it is the underdog, Bechamp's, ideas that could really provide a lot more insight into our Covid predicament than can germ theory.

Hate is the Easiest Emotion to Inflame.

My wife was born in Croatia and lived through the shelling of Zagreb by Serb forces. Over the last years with the polarisation of UK society over Brexit, Covid etc, we have repeatedly had conversations about how the climate in the UK was becoming increasingly like that of pre-war Yugoslavia. At first my reaction was, "Of course this cannot happen here, we are a progressive democracy". But as things began to play out and politicians were killed, my views began to change.

Today I read this excellent article by Bosnian born writer, Elizabeth Rubin of the Intercept.

3 Ways of Viewing Covid

 

Take a moment to watch this brilliant take on how our species can view the COVID-19 crisis, in ways that can either hinder or help us to create a better future.

Professor Sohail Inayatullah elaborates on the 3 modes of thinking and their possible outcomes:-

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