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  • Science in a World Built for Alchemy

    Science in a World Built for Alchemy0

    I like to think of myself as a logician. A rational, critical thinker ready to discard any idea when new information presents itself. Behind the facade though, there was always a passing interest in the arts. Literature in particular, but I still remember the first time I sat in a room with an orchestra playing.

  • Are COVID Hospital Protocols Killing People? Ralph Marxen’s Story

    Are COVID Hospital Protocols Killing People? Ralph Marxen’s Story8

    A hospital should be a hospital, not a prison. But Ralph Marxen’s experience was more like the latter than the former when he went in to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis on August 23, 2021, due to fatigue and dehydration after suffering an illness. Ralph had recently turned 70. He would never go home. After

  • The End of the End of Ideology

    The End of the End of Ideology2

    In 1960, Harvard sociologist Daniel Bell published a book called The End of Ideology. It argued that it was time to put aside all our ridiculous arguments of the past – socialism, fascism, liberalism, anarchism, technocracy, etc. – and just recognize that elites like him have it all under control. They had already established the building blocks

  • ‘Mother Jones’ Goes Pro-Guilt and Anti-Logic on IVF

    ‘Mother Jones’ Goes Pro-Guilt and Anti-Logic on IVF1

    Recently,  Mother Jones ran a pair of articles (here and here) on the recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling that embryos produced via IVF procedures should be considered children, in effect criminalizing the routine destruction of unused or “defective” embryos. The articles lament the perceived unjust consequences of treating human embryos as people. The authors, Kiera

  • Health Care Students Still Suffer Force

    Health Care Students Still Suffer Force1

    A tremendous injustice is taking place in health care education, and most people are entirely unaware of it. Today, almost four years since the Covid pandemic began, nearly all US medical students, nursing students, and students training in other healthcare fields are still being forced to choose between accepting continual booster doses of the Covid

  • The Cruelty of Modern Death

    The Cruelty of Modern Death0

    Progress involves improving on the past. Once, we used leeches to suck out an excess of cancer-causing humors, or just blamed them on the wrath of the gods. In modern hospitals, we now image such tumors deep within the body, target them with synthetic chemicals or narrow beams of radiation, or excise them with clinical


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