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Stay Home, Save Lives

Left alone, in my home, I’m out of harm’s way.Dangers of this world won’t get me today.Left alone, in my home, I’ll surely survive.There’s not a thing I won’t do to keep me alive. The world’s now so dark—with despair and disease!I’m safe here. Protected. I feel more at ease.I’ve tv here, and Zoom calls; FaceTime […]

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Was Lockdown Worth the Cost? 18-Month Quest to Find Out What the Data Says

Goal of this Project: to determine, over a 18-24 month period, to see what unambiguous scientific study and scientific research reveals about the efficacy and/or “cost” of global, national, and regional lockdowns. Hypothesis Attempted: I will desire, however, to bring a hypothesis to the forefront of this project and see if the data and scientific […]

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Jordan Peterson’s Forward to the 50th Anniversary of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Epic ‘The Gulag Archipelago’

The three volumes of The Gulag Archipelago — one continuous, extended scream of outrage — are, paradoxically, brilliant, bitter, disbelieving and infused with awe: awe at the strength characterising the best among us, in the worst of all situations. In that monumental text, published in 1973, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn conducted “an experiment in literary investigation” — a hybrid […]

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Keynesian Cheat Sheet

Keynesian CHEAT SHEET: A short primer to help you translate articles when reading these esoteric phrases: “more help from the federal reserve will likely be needed …”Translation: “more heroine is likely needed to be injected into this man dying of a heroine overdose…” “the fed needs to do more stimulus…”Translation: “the us dept of money […]