Pawns of the Machine: From Cradle to Grave?

pawns of the machine from cradle to grave

By: Tessa Lena

  • The visible part of the current nosedive toward totalitarianism began in 2001 with the introduction of the TSA and the normalization of harassing travelers at the airport

  • “War on terror” was also used to justify a transition to more “secure” IDs, paving the way to more surveillance and control

  • Today, the middle class in the West is under attack, and “consumption interventions” are being designed with the goal of curbing the pesky westerners’ habits of buying what they want

  • Even worse, the medicine is being redesigned as a system of algorithmic control, with an accent on shaming and compliance

  • Euthanasia is being promoted more and more as an “easy” problem-solving choice

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Imagine a dialogue at a doctor’s office. “Unvaccinated? Why is that? Mental health problems, maybe? Just so that you know, if you are depressed, we can offer medical suicide. Oh and by the way, are you an organ donor?”

This sequence may sound dystopian and contrived but I think that this is where we are going unless we massively, loudly and immediately object.

It started with the airports. It was the airports where we were first turned into pawns of the state. Well, it started in earnest much earlier and much deeper — but visibly, in our lifetime, it started with the post-911 airports and, after the Patriot Act, the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001. It was the war on terror that was used to justify the transformation of freedom into the marching orders of a budding totalitarian state.

For many of us, the memory of flying as free citizens before 2001 is all too distant now — but I do remember, vaguely, not being barked at by people in uniforms, not being treated like a shoeless prisoner, and not being told to partially undress and proceed into a mildly radioactive booth to be screened for suspicious objects — oh, the sweet memories of joyful travels before 2001! Did they really exist, or did we merely dream them up?

Predictably, today, under the new abnormal, the airports remain a bastion of unfreedom where travelers are often treated like the property of the people in uniforms.

In 2021, to AARP (a large “interest organization” in the U.S. formerly known as “American Association of Retired Persons”) wrote the following: “TSA and other officials are increasingly concerned about traveler behavior, during screening and in the air. The airline industry is calling for more serious prosecution of the growing number of passengers who are disruptive, sometimes violently.

Since the middle of January 2021 through Dec.7, there have been more than 5,550 reports of unruly passengers, at times involving physical assault, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Those include nearly 4,000 incidents related to passengers’ compliance with the federal face mask mandate [all emphases mine].”

Pro tip for the aspiring state and corporate totalitarians: If you like power and stomping freedom, just criminalize things like walking around barefaced — based on … nothing scientific but merely because you said so.

That’s the real cult power. You cannot call yourself accomplished S&M cult leaders until you successfully dictate what people wear on their own faces or put into their own bodies. But I think you already know this pro tip without me telling you, right? You’ve been trying with fervor!

Luckily though, in 2023, most airlines are no longer requiring masks, and the vaccine requirements are easing up for now.

By the way, looking back at the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001 and its pre-COVID achievements, can we say that terrorizing regular travelers has saved us from dangerous terror? Has the TSA has caught any actual terrorists thanks to new measures? The jury is still out on that. For example, security expert Bruce Schneier says that the answer is no, and that the TSA has been engaging in useless security theater.

However, if the biggest goal of this “security theater” was to turn people into obedient slaves, it’s been a very successful endeavor.

The war on terror paved the way to the panopticon we are in today and the “Real ID” that is slowly (gradually, then suddenly) morphing into biometric digital ID.

According to the Huffington Post, the REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, “enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the federal government ‘set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses.’” The deadlines for the requirement has been pushed back a couple of times, and currently, it is supposed to go into effect in 2025.

TSA: “Beginning May 7, 2025, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States … TSA began testing the acceptance of certain digital IDs [emphasis mine], including mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) from participating states, at select TSA PreCheck® checkpoints in early 2022.”

And what do you do if you like traveling but don’t like the notion of being as transparent to the Big Brother as an insect on an entomologist’s glass? I fear, there is very little you can do about that, short of becoming a multi-billionaire who flies private jets, knows all the right people in all the right places, and doesn’t have to abide by the commoners’ rules. Meanwhile, my inner child want to know: who really is the terrorist in this world?

Let’s look at a 2019 report, released by the University of Leeds, Arup, and C40 Cities, and titled, “THE FUTURE OF URBAN CONSUMPTION IN A 1.5°C WORLD.” It is striking. The report is about how to reduce the carbon footprint of cities by changing the consumption habits of regular people (diet, travel, car ownership, etc.) 

For example, from the way they talk about “dietary changes,” it is clear that the plan is to use the “vaccine” playbook (shaming and mandating) to enforce behavioral modification in the area of diet and food choices. Which is to say, if we keep complying, the bully will keep bullying, “for our own good.” Here are some of the main points of the report, in their own words:

  • By 2030, the average per capita impact of urban consumption in C40 cities must decrease by 50%.

  • High-income cities must immediately steeply reduce the climate impact of their consumption by two thirds within the next decade.

  • The consumption interventions will both require significant changes to consumer patterns and individual behaviours as well as usher in structural changes across entire supply chains and industries.

  • Delivering consumption interventions will provide wider benefits in cities.

  • City governments can use both their influencing and direct powers to drive dietary change for residents.

  • Eating less red meat and more vegetables and fruits could prevent annually 160,000 deaths associated with diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and stroke in C40 cities.

  • Reducing consumption-based emissions will require significant behavioural changes.

  • One of the risks in changing consumption habits is that monetary savings, due to a consumer buying less of one good, could then be spent on other products and services which have a GHG emissions footprint. This is known as “the rebound effect.”

  • Managing the rebound effect will be critical to the effectiveness of city consumption action. These effects can be mitigated, with the appropriate action, requiring a combination of educational programmes to inform consumers of choices, product labelling and government- led intervention to create pricing signals; for instance via carbon pricing.

emission reductions per consumption

consumption interventions for private transport and associated targets

consumption interventions for aviation and associated targets

And here is a telling statement made by in relation to this same report by the American nonprofit Climate Institute that reads, appropriately, like a description of a military operation again the middle class:

We can begin by tackling production. In certain cities, such as Portland, 90 percent of emissions from food come in the production process rather than the transportation, cooking or disposal. Therefore the types of food we eat make a large difference. Meat production is extremely energy and water intensive compared with growing fruits and vegetables, so shifting focus away from meat provides emission reductions opportunities.

This also feeds into the most commonly used recommendation: a significant shift towards a plant-based diet. EAT and C40 research has recommended that, by 2030, citizens consume no more than 16kg of meat per person per year, down from 58kg currently in order to meet emissions targets. Moreover, limiting dairy to 90kg per year from around a 106kg average in the largest cities could save 19 billion m3 of freshwater annually.

However, to assume that everyone would be willing to make such large changes is a little unrealistic. Instead of the all or nothing approach, if a large volume of people made gradual dietary changes over time — such as not eating meat on certain days — the cumulative effect would be enormous, and the shift would not be so drastic.

Changing the types of food we eat frequently is a key factor but so too is the quantity. The average North American citizen consumes 3100 calories per day, roughly 600 calories higher than the recommended intake. By working to bring this figure back down, emissions could be saved, and the negative health effects associated with overeating could be reduced.

I started this story with an imaginary dialogue where the doctor grills you about your vaccination status and, if you are “unvaccinated” or even just “undervaccinated,” suggests to you that your refusal to get the COVID “vaccine” might be a symptom of a mental illness — and then mentions to you that if you have mental health issues, medically assisted suicide is an available option.

Again, even though this dialogue may sound contrived and overly dramatic in 2023, it may sound “normal” just a few years from now — if we don’t immediately stop complying with the beast.

In a recent Substack article, I looked at the four-pronged approach in which the medical establishment may own you. Here, I would also like to add a fifth “prong” that glues the other ones together, narrative control.

Let’s look at the different slavery strategies of the medical Machine: “When viewed separately, they can pass for neurotic choices by individual neurotic people. But when combined into one mosaic, they are horrifying — which is another way to say, now is a very good time to get off our knees.”

As Harvey Risch noted, “the CDC recently codified International Classification of Disease (ICD) codes for Covid-19 vaccine status. ICD codes are extensively used in medical records, medical insurance data and health research to classify precisely disease states as well as injuries from exogenous agents such as accidents, medication and medical device injuries, toxic chemicals, etc.

Vaccination status is not a disease or an injury state, yet CDC has rationalized creating ICD codes for it. The coding is set to become effective on April 1, 2023.” Here are the codes (image courtesy of Jessica Rose):

up-to-date ICD-10 codes

And by the way, here is a 2014 WHO commercial talking about the need to “know who is not unvaccinated and where they are.” That was in 2014. Well, since then, they sure have made some progress! And how cynical it is that some ultra-rich individuals made this entire agenda up for their egos and profits, dressed it in benevolent words — and now the entire world is dancing to their mesmerizing drum like obedient puppets! I think it’s very cynical.

European Vaccine Action Plan 2015-2020

Okay, so they know “who didn’t get vaccinated and where they are.” Now what? If you want a taste of how they think, here is an excerpt from the WHO “Vaccine Crisis Communication Manual.” The entire document is more or less about how to suppress independent thought.

Here is a theoretical example that they cite: An infant dies suddenly within 24 hours of getting the vaccine, and “preliminary evidence indicates no causal link between the death and the vaccine.”

First off, what is the basis of their “unrelated” claim? Coiciditis, perhaps? And what does the WHO want the reader of the manual to do? Urgently investigate the safety of the vaccine to make sure that nobody else gets harmed by it, perhaps? Nah, the WHO wants the reader of the manual to manage the crisis of confidence and to do whatever it takes to restore the public confidence of the vaccine. That’s how cults work.

Example of communication objectives and actions

The massive $1.7 trillion 2023 omnibus appropriation bill that was passed in December 2022 contains well-hidden “Trojan” language:

  • The 2023 omnibus appropriations bill includes 19 lines that could give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the power to ban off-label use of approved medications

  • The amendment puts the FDA, and by proxy Big Pharma, at the helm of powerful health care decisions that should be made on an individual, personalized level between a patient and their health care provider

Dr. Meryl Nass adds:

The law that allowed for the use of off-label licensed drugs like HCQ and IVM appears to have been neutered. Also gone is the prohibition for using EUA products outside an emergency, discussed in a previous substack and confirmed by Sanjoy Mahajan’s identifying the FDA notice dated Jan. 31 that confirms it.”

Not good. Not good at all.

I previously wrote about the Healthy Technology Act of 2021 here and here. The Healthy Technology Act of 2021 was a bill legally equating AI and machine learning with physicians and allowing AI to prescribe drugs and more. That version of the bill died in a previous Congress — but a new one was introduced last month, in January 2023. Meet H.R.206 — Healthy Technology Act of 2023.

This bill “establishes that artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning technology may be eligible to prescribe drugs. Currently, certain drugs may be dispensed only upon a prescription provided by a practitioner licensed by law to administer the drug.

Under this bill, an AI or machine learning technology may qualify as such a prescribing practitioner if the technology is (1) authorized by state law to prescribe the drug involved; and (2) approved, cleared, or authorized under certain federal provisions pertaining to medical devices and products.”

We are looking at a robotic medical conveyor from hell that lacks any soul and that “prescribes” the most lucrative interventions, based on an algorithm that you cannot even argue with because it’s a machine. It is like the voice recognition software “customer service agent” that we get almost everywhere nowadays when calling large companies — but on steroids and in an area that was supposed to be sacred. And now, the final and the most horrifying piece of the puzzle — euthanasia.

I tried to avoid this topic for as long as I could but it’s impossible to avoid. So recently, with a heavy heart, I wrote a story about the push for normalizing and glorifying euthanasia — as well as for pressuring doctors into administering and even promoting it. It was in earnest the most difficult article for me to write in my entire life.

  • A paraplegic former Canadian military member testified in Canadian Parliament that a Veterans Affairs Canada caseworker offered her the opportunity for a medically assisted death — after she complained about delays having a wheelchair lift installed in her home

  • Canada is moving in leaps in bounds in making assisted suicide easy, especially if you are poor

  • In Belgium, a 23-year-old woman was euthanized on the grounds of “PTSD”; her neurologist tried to fight for her but her mother was “supportive”

  • In some countries, it is legal to euthanize kids

  • In the U.S., a well-funded nonprofit called “Death with Dignity” has been marketing assisted suicide and pushing for state legislation to make medical suicide easy and “accessible” to all — and pressuring physicians to go along

Since I wrote it, new developments have come out. It turns out (quite predictably, to be honest) that people who opt for assisted suicide are a valuable source of organs. According to CTV News, Canada is performing more organ transplants from MAID donors than any other country in the world.

“A growing number of patients who request medical assistance in dying are asking to donate their organs for transplant, says an international review that found that Canada is performing the most organ transplants from MAID patients among the four countries studied that offer this practice.

The report is the first-ever review of the growing use of this new practice around the world. The review was conducted in 2021 and the results were formally published in December 2022.”

“‘I was rather proud that Canada has done so well in terms of organ donation by MAID patients,’ said Arthur Schafer, director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba, in an interview with CTV News. With more than 4,000 Canadians waiting for organ transplants, some of whom are dying, he says Canada’s numbers show a strong move to turn death into a win-win.”

In mildly good news, in Canada, the legislation that would allow people to be voluntarily medically murdered based on mental health symptoms alone has been delayed for a year. Instead of going into effect next month, it is supposed to now go into effect in March 2024. However, even under current laws, “Canada’s increasingly permissive laws have allowed euthanasia to rise 32% since 2020, with more than 10,000 people dying in 2021 alone.”

And here is a heartbreaking story of a popular 23-year-old French YouTube star Olympe who has announced that she is seeking assisted suicide due to her troubles with mental health. How absurd is that? How insane?

And of course, lots of people are struggling with mental health, especially now — and it is not uncommon for young, inexperienced people to be feel like their troubles are uniquely horrible and are the end of the world — but on the “state policy” level, how crazy is it to glorify suicide as a solution to problems in life? This is not benevolent. This is murder, an elimination of the struggling minds.

Stories like this make the unthinkable a little more thinkable, and with each repetition, the treacherous thought gets inserted into people’s heads. As far as I am concerned, it’s a crime.

The big picture that emerges from putting all these separate pieces together (the tracking, the shaming of the non-compliant, the lying, the attack on physicians’ independence, the “AI medicine,” and finally, the glorification of the act of killing of the weak) — that big picture is inhumane. The control freaks are circling in on us.

And I think that we can only resist them effectively if we allow ourselves to shed all dogma, engage in deeply honest and brave soul searching, connect to our ancestral wisdom and our spiritual core, and allow the spirit to guide us through this darkness and into the light. We cannot do this alone. We need help. Perhaps re-connecting has always been the point.

To find more of Tessa Lena’s work, be sure to check out her bio, Tessa Fights Robots.

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How Drug Industry Is Countering Diminishing Vaccine Uptake

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  • As lockdowns have kept people at home and out of medical facilities, infant vaccination rates have dropped. This may be why they’ve started promoting baseless claims suggesting common childhood vaccinations might prevent COVID-19 deaths

  • Despite lack of proof, the media claim the TB vaccine, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) and oral polio vaccines might protect against COVID-19

  • A Singaporean study finds common colds caused by frequently encountered betacoronaviruses might make you more resistant to SARS-CoV-2 infection, and that the resulting immunity might last as long as 17 years

  • If you’ve beaten a common cold caused by a OC43 or HKU1 betacoronavirus in the past, you may have a 50/50 chance of having defensive T-cells that can recognize and help defend against SARS-CoV-2

  • Other studies have also discovered that many appear to have prior resistance to SARS-CoV-2. One study found 70% of patients who had recovered from mild cases of COVID-19, as well as 40% to 60% of people who had not been exposed to the virus, had resistance to SARS-CoV-2 on the T-cell level

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ℹ️ From Dr. Joseph Mercola

Since COVID-19 first entered the scene, exchange of ideas has basically been outlawed. By sharing my views and those from various experts throughout the pandemic on COVID treatments and the experimental COVID jabs, I became a main target of the White House, the political establishment and the global cabal.

Propaganda and pervasive censorship have been deployed to seize control over every part of your life, including your health, finances and food supply. The major media are key players and have been instrumental in creating and fueling fear.

I am republishing this article in its original form so that you can see how the progression unfolded.

Originally published: June 26, 2020

As lockdowns have kept people at home and out of medical facilities, infant vaccination rates have dropped. As you might expect, this is bad news for the drug industry, which is likely why they’ve started promoting baseless claims that childhood vaccinations might prevent COVID-19 deaths.

There’s absolutely no evidence for this, yet, in March 2020, they started pushing the TB vaccine, claiming it might “steel the immune system” against SARS-CoV-2. As reported by Science:

“Researchers in four countries will soon start a clinical trial of an unorthodox approach to the new coronavirus. They will test whether a century-old vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), a bacterial disease, can rev up the human immune system in a broad way, allowing it to better fight the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 and, perhaps, prevent infection with it altogether.”

In April 2020, the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine was touted as a “major breakthrough” against COVID-19. The British Express reported:

“Researchers at the University of Cambridge said the injection could prevent severe symptoms in people who have had it because the rubella virus has a similar structure to the coronavirus …

When they compared the rubella virus and the coronavirus the researchers found that they were 29 percent identical … The researchers have no evidence that the MMR vaccine works on COVID-19 patients but they assured ‘a study is warranted.’”

In June 2020, it was the polio vaccine’s turn in the spotlight. According to The Hill,

tuberculosis and polio vaccines are being examined “for possible protection against COVID-19.”

Jeffrey D. Cirillo, a professor of microbial pathogenesis and immunology at Texas A&M Health Science Center, went so far as to state, “This is the only vaccine in the world that can be given to combat COVID-19 right now.”

Based on what? Based on vaccination rates in countries such as Pakistan, “where most of the population is vaccinated for tuberculosis and death rates for COVID-19 have been extremely low.” That’s it.

Meanwhile, discussions and evidence showing the benefits of vitamin C and vitamin D — as well as many other therapies — are banned and censored. This, despite significant scientific evidence actually backing their use and showing the biology by which these nutrients and therapies can prevent and/or treat this particular infection. Talk about travesty.

The oral polio vaccine, by the way, is now the primary cause of polio paralysis in the world, not wild polio.

This is an inconvenient fact that is completely ignored by most mainstream media.

In related news, June 12, 2020, the Daily Mail,

Science Times

and others

reported findings from a Singaporean study

led by professor Antonio Bertoletti, an immunologist with the Duke-NUS Medical School, showing common colds caused by the betacoronaviruses OC43 and HKU1 might make you more resistant to SARS-CoV-2 infection, and that the resulting immunity might last as long as 17 years.

“Exposure to coronaviruses responsible for the common cold appear to allow your immune system to recognize and fight off SARS-CoV-2 as well.”

In addition to the common cold, OC43 and HKU1 — two of the most commonly encountered betacoronaviruses

— are also known to cause bronchitis, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia in all age groups.

As reported by the Daily Mail:

“They share many genetic features with the coronaviruses Covid-19, MERS and SARS, all of which passed from animals to humans. Coronaviruses are thought to account for up to 30 percent of all colds but it is not known specifically how many are caused by the betacoronavirus types.

Now scientists have found evidence that some immunity may be present for many years due to the body’s ‘memory’ T-cells from attacks by previous viruses with a similar genetic make-up — even among people who have had no known exposure to Covid-19 or SARS …

Blood was taken from 24 patients who had recovered from Covid-19, 23 who had become ill from SARS and 18 who had never been exposed to either SARS or Covid-19 …

Half of patients in the group with no exposure to either Covid-19 or SARS possessed T-cells which showed immune response to the animal betacoronaviruses, Covid-19 and SARS. This suggested patients’ immunity developed after exposure to common colds caused by betacoronavirus or possibly from other as yet unknown pathogens.”

In other words, if you’ve beat a common cold caused by a OC43 or HKU1 betacoronavirus in the past, you may have a 50/50 chance of having defensive T-cells that can recognize and help defend against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. According to the researchers:

“These findings demonstrate that virus-specific memory T-cells induced by betacoronavirus infection are long-lasting, which supports the notion that Covid-19 patients would develop long-term T-cell immunity. Our findings also raise the intriguing possibility that infection with related viruses can also protect from or modify the pathology caused by SARS-Cov-2.”

Other studies have also discovered that many appear to have prior resistance to SARS-CoV-2. For example, a study

published May 14, 2020, in the journal Cell, found 70% of samples obtained by the La Jolla Institute for Immunology from patients who had recovered from mild cases of COVID-19, as well as 40% to 60% of people who had not been exposed to the virus, had resistance to SARS-CoV-2 on the T-cell level.

According to the authors, this suggests there’s “cross-reactive T cell recognition between circulating ‘common cold’ coronaviruses and SARS-CoV-2.” Like Bertoletti’s study above, the Cell study found that exposure to coronaviruses responsible for the common cold appear to allow your immune system to recognize and fight off SARS-CoV-2 as well.

May 14, 2020, Science magazine reported

these Cell findings, drawing parallels to another earlier paper

by German investigators that had come to a similar conclusion.

That German paper,

the preprint of which was posted April 22, 2020, on Medrxiv, found helper T cells that targeted the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in 15 of 18 patients hospitalized with COVID-19. As reported by Science:

“The teams also asked whether people who haven’t been infected with SARS-CoV-2 also produce cells that combat it. Thiel and colleagues

analyzed blood from 68 uninfected people and found that 34% hosted helper T cells that recognized SARS-CoV-2.

The La Jolla team

detected this crossreactivity in about half of stored blood samples collected between 2015 and 2018, well before the current pandemic began …

The results suggest ‘one reason that a large chunk of the population may be able to deal with the virus is that we may have some small residual immunity from our exposure to common cold viruses,’ says viral immunologist Steven Varga of the University of Iowa. However, neither of the studies attempted to establish that people with crossreactivity don’t become as ill from COVID-19.

Before these studies, researchers didn’t know whether T cells played a role in eliminating SARS-CoV-2, or even whether they could provoke a dangerous immune system overreaction. ‘These papers are really helpful because they start to define the T cell component of the immune response,’ [Columbia University virologist Angela] Rasmussen says.”

These studies add support to the latest COVID-19 mortality models suggesting widespread resistance and prior immunity. Freddie Sayers, executive editor of UnHerd, recently interviewed professor Karl Friston, a statistician whose expertise is mathematical modeling, who believes prior immunity across the global population might be as high as 80%. Sayers reports:

“[Friston] invented the now standard ‘statistical parametric mapping’ technique for understanding brain imaging — and for the past months he has been applying his particular method of Bayesian analysis, which he calls ‘dynamic causal modelling,’ to the available Covid-19 data …

His models suggest that the stark difference between outcomes in the UK and Germany, for example, is not primarily an effect of different government actions (such as … earlier lockdowns), but is better explained by intrinsic differences between the populations that make the ‘susceptible population’ in Germany … much smaller than in the UK …

Even within the UK, the numbers point to the same thing: that the ‘effective susceptible population’ was never 100%, and was at most 50% and probably more like only 20% of the population.”

These statistics really throw the idea of social distancing being an unavoidable part of the post-COVID-19 “new normal” into question. What’s more, once sensible behaviors such as staying home when sick are entered into Friston’s model, the effect of lockdown efforts vanish altogether, so global lockdowns were likely completely unnecessary in the first place.

Michael Levitt,

a professor of structural biology at the Stanford School of Medicine who received the Nobel Prize in 2013 for his development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems, has also presented strong evidence that supports Friston’s model.

According to Levitt, statistical data reveals a mathematical pattern that has stayed consistent regardless of the government interventions implemented. While early models predicted an exponential explosion of COVID-19 deaths, those predictions never materialized. As reported by Sayers in the video above:

“After around a two-week exponential growth of cases (and, subsequently, deaths) some kind of break kicks in, and growth starts slowing down. The curve quickly becomes ‘sub-exponential.’ This may seem like a technical distinction, but its implications are profound.

The ‘unmitigated’ scenarios modelled by (among others) Imperial College, and which tilted governments across the world into drastic action, relied on a presumption of continued exponential growth …

But Professor Levitt’s point is that that hasn’t actually happened anywhere, even in countries that have been relatively lax in their responses.”

Levitt believes prior immunity plays a significant role in why we simply don’t see an exponential growth pattern of COVID-19 deaths, and that certainly seems to make sense. A majority of people simply aren’t (and weren’t) susceptible to the disease in the first place.

He tells Sayers the indiscriminate lockdowns implemented around the world were “a huge mistake.” A more rational approach would have been to protect and isolate the elderly, who are by far the most vulnerable and make up the bulk of COVID-19 deaths around the world.

Hopefully, these data will not be swept under the rug if or when a second wave of COVID-19 emerges this fall. Making that mistake once is bad enough. Let us not repeat it.

Last but not least, to bolster your immune system and lower your risk of COVID-19 infection in the future, be sure to follow the instructions given in “Your Vitamin D Level Must Reach 60 ng/mL Before the Second Wave.”

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Marching in March

 By Anna Von Reitz

Many years ago I was traveling down a five-lane interstate highway on a nice sunny summer day.  I was in the middle lane with a white subcompact car about 50 feet in front of me, and maybe 100 feet ahead of me, on either side, were two semi-trucks steaming along neck-and-neck. 
The driver of the white car suddenly accelerated and lost control for unknown reasons and went careening forward and to one side, racing in front of the semi in the right hand lane, causing the truck to swerve and brake violently and leaving the trailer end of the truck swinging into my lane.  
Suddenly, I was no longer watching this from ground level.  My viewpoint was up in the air about 300 feet seeing the developing accident unfolding in slow motion.  From that perspective, I could see that if I floored it, there was enough room for me to shoot through before the rear end of the semi blocked my lane and killed me.  
So, anti-intuitive as it was, I stomped on the gas pedal, shot through the momentary gap, and emerged unscathed on the other side of the wreck. 
That was my introduction to “perspective displacement” — the ability to project your consciousness to other viewpoints and the fact that we have another set of eyes that are not connected to the physical body.  It was also the second time in my life that I experienced “slow motion” tracking of real-time events.  
As the adrenalin pumped through me, and I realized that I had escaped certain death by NOT braking and accelerating instead — something I wouldn’t have done except for being able to see the momentary clear space to squeeze through — I had a lot to think about. 
How had my point of perception shifted outside my body and 300 feet into the air?  
How was I able to see from this new vantage point without my physical eyes?  

Why and how did everything appear to move in slow motion, like a movie that was deliberately slowed?  
This experience proved to me beyond any doubt that such things were factual and actual.  And it didn’t take drugs to create this altered state of consciousness. All it took was a situation that forced me to exercise an unknown, and therefore, unused ability, that I already possessed. 
Unknown to me, I had the ability to launch my perceptual ability out of my body and view the world from different physical viewpoints. I also had the ability to slow down the input of visual data, to allow me to evaluate and respond to the situation. 
Who knew?  
Now, you might think that I am “special”, but no, this is just one of dozens of unused abilities that are common to Mankind. 
It’s because we are not taught anything about these abilities, that we don’t develop them and use them; and, that is too bad, because it cripples us and leaves us in the dark about ourselves and about our world.
As we enter the month of March, we leave behind the last vestiges of the old yearly cycle, and hopefully, this year, we are leaving behind a lot of baggage from the past.  
We have gone through this housecleaning period to leave room for new and better experiences in the year to come. 
For now, try some baby steps.  Use your ability to visualize things as a stepping stone to develop your other abilities.  The more precisely you can envision things, the faster you can develop these other natural abilities.  
Bob Proctor recently enumerated some of these natural but relatively undeveloped abilities: 
(1) perception 
(2) will 
(3) memory
(4) intuition
(5) reason
(6) imagination
(7) attention (focus) 
There are more esoteric levels of these same abilities, but they are just as natural and built-in, and are a consequence of developing these basics. Just as a baby learns to run by crawling and toddling and walking and then eventually can run, developing each of these abilities leads to new levels of awareness and expression of these basic abilities.
Many, many people who have been in life-threatening situations, whether on the battlefield or just driving down the highway on a summer day, have experienced “slow motion” perception, and many of them have also experienced changes in perceptual viewpoint, too.  
Such perceptual shifts are also a common part of Near Death Experiences, where thousands upon thousands of people report suddenly “being outside of my body, looking down” at their body.  
Performance artists and public speakers also commonly experience perceptual viewpoint adjustments, as they learn to “observe themselves” to improve their performance.  Advanced martial artists commonly learn to see movements in slow motion and from multiple viewpoints. 
Finally, there are numerous documented cases where people who have lost their physical eyes — literally, or have otherwise been permanently physically blinded, but are nonetheless able to see. 
What all these experiences have in common is that you are seeing things from a viewpoint that — in terms of your body’s actual physical position and what your eyes can see from that position — are “impossible” to see.
They are literally outside your physical range of vision.  Or, vision in any normal sense is impossible, but you continue to see anyway. 
What does this imply?  It implies that your eyes exist apart from your physical body. 
It implies that you, your consciousness, exists apart from your physical body, too. 
My friend, Chief Fast Horse, was run over by a car as a young man. He was pronounced dead at the scene, taken to a hospital, pronounced dead at the hospital, toe-tagged, and taken to the morgue. His body was placed on one of those refrigerated pull-out drawer gurneys in the morgue and that was that.   
Perhaps an hour later, his Aunt, a woman that not even death would mess with, showed up, marched into the morgue, pulled open the drawer and said something like, “Charlie! What are you playing at!  I know you’re not dead!  You can’t be dead! Get up!” 
And he did, just like Lazarus.   
I have had the Near Death Experience, too.  
We are both here to tell you, you are not your body.  
You can safely and profitably experience this fact simply by changing your perceptual viewpoint, so this week, practice projecting your viewpoint to observe yourself or to view the world through different eyes.  
Exercise your ability to “zoom in” and closely observe detail and then, “zoom out” to envision the roof of your house, and zoom out further to see your whole neighborhood from above. 
Go to your Happy Place, but this time, instead of mentally walking down the path, project your viewpoint into the eyes of a bird and fly there, instead. Or observe the scene from the perspective of the family dog.  
Each time you engage in these harmless exercises, your perceptual abilities grow and expand and become stronger, just like exercising a muscle—- albeit one that is weak through disuse.  
Don’t be discouraged if you find it a little difficult to do at first.  All your life your viewpoint has been fixed and limited and you have accepted this, because you were never encouraged to explore this natural ability.  
Imagine that you have wings, but never knew you could fly.  

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Covid “vaccines” found to be EIGHT TIMES deadlier than the disease itself – government data

Image: Covid “vaccines” found to be EIGHT TIMES deadlier than the disease itself – government data

(Natural News) In the six months that followed the unleashing of Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines” under Operation Warp Speed, eight times as many people died from the jab than died from the so-called “virus” over the course of 18 months, official government data show.

The National Health Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom published data covering the 18-month period from March 2020 up through Aug. 25, 2021. During that timeframe, there were 90,147 “covid” deaths reported within 28 days of a “positive” test result.

Of these, 86,315 died from other pre-existing health conditions such as dementia, chronic kidney disease, chronic pulmonary disease, chronic neurological disease, and heart disease, but were added to the covid statistics because of the “positive” test result.

What this means is that 96 percent of the “covid” deaths recorded in the U.K. from the start of the scamdemic through mid-2021 when the so-called “vaccines” were in full swing were actually deaths caused by non-covid health conditions. Meanwhile, tens of thousands have died from the jabs – deaths that would not have occurred had the victims skipped getting injected.

“When you consider that testing was compulsory in hospitals, despite it not being written in law, and they used the PCR test notorious for producing false positives, it’s not hard to see how the Government managed to mix tens of thousands of people who actually died of other causes into the Covid-19 death statistics,” reported The Exposé.


“Thankfully the NHS data informs us that just 3,832 people actually died OF Covid-19 within 28 days of a positive test result in England hospitals between March 2020 and August 25th 2021.”

(Related: Check out the Vaccine Death Report, which in late 2021 had already recorded millions of deaths from covid injections – with many more deaths occurring since that time.)

The government has been lying since the beginning about “covid” deaths

It was difficult to obtain accurate data on the number of deaths caused by covid jabs. Investigators had to file dozens of Freedom of Information requests to Public Health England (PHE) (now known as the U.K. Health Security Agency, or UKHSA) to extract this information, which the PHE initially claimed it did “not hold.”

After months of denial, the UKHSA finally released the information through the Office for National Statistics (ONS) – but perhaps by accident, according to The Exposé. Accident or otherwise, the cat is now out of the bag.

The ONS published a fake report on Sept. 13, 2021, falsely claiming that the vast majority of “covid” deaths were occurring in the unvaccinated population. It turns out this earlier report included a huge number of deaths that occurred during the second “wave” of the virus when barely anybody had gotten injected.

The parameters used in that report were carefully chosen to make it seem like the only people dying were the unvaccinated, but a more accurate assessment range like the one The Exposé put together tells a different story.

“The figures contained in the report were supposed to mislead the public into believing Covid-19 vaccination was fantastic at preventing death,” the outlet reported. “But by publishing those figures they accidentally revealed that 30,305 people had died within 21 days of having a Covid-19 vaccine in England between January 2nd and July 2nd 2021.”

“Another 11,470 people died within 21 days of having their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, and 182 people died within 21 days of having their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine whose death allegedly involved Covid-19 … Therefore 30,305 people died within 21 days of having the Covid-19 vaccine in England during the first 6 months of 2021.”

As covid injections continue to needlessly end people’s lives early, we will keep you informed about the latest at

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot loses reelection bid by wide margin but voters pick another Dem who will no doubt follow her failed pro-crime policies

Image: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot loses reelection bid by wide margin but voters pick another Dem who will no doubt follow her failed pro-crime policies

(Natural News) There is much truth to the old saying, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” That legendary American axiom certainly applies to a majority of voters in our biggest cities, and that includes Chicago.

Under Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot, parts of the city began to resemble war zones, as her anti-police and pro-crime policies turned neighborhoods into crime-filled shooting galleries.

On Tuesday, voters appeared to say that they’ve had enough, but there’s more to the story than that.

That said, it was obvious that she was not popular among many Chicagoans, and the majority did not want her to continue in office due to her poor track record. As reported by 100 Percent Fed Up:

Mayoral candidates needed to get over 50% of the vote to win. Anything less than 50% would cause a runoff election to take place. Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas, a former Chicago Public Schools CEO, received 35% of the vote, and Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson came in second place with 20% of the vote. The incumbent mayor, Lori Lightfoot, only managed to get a dismal 16.5% vote and, as a result, was knocked out of the runoff election for the office of Chicago Mayor. Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will appear on the ballot in the run-off election on April 4th.

So, what’s the problem? Well, every other candidate running against Lightfoot was also a Democrat, so essentially, once again, Chicago voters cast ballots for the same destructive policies because Democrats today are all the same: They hate cops/law and order; love criminals (because they want to create chaos in the streets); adore high taxes; love tyrannical policies; shun guns; and are all-in on the collapse of our economy by getting rid of fossil fuels.


Now that she’s been ousted, what does Lightfoot blame? Racism, of course. Reporters pressed her on whether she believed she was treated unfairly during the campaign process, Fox News noted.

“I’m a Black woman in America. Of course,” she responded, according to reports.

“Regardless of tonight’s outcome, we fought the right fights and we put this city on a better path,” Lightfoot said with a straight face Tuesday night, claiming that serving as Chicago’s mayor was “the honor of a lifetime.”

Lightfoot’s remarks on election night were similar to statements she had made during an interview with the New Yorker over the preceding weekend.

“I am a black woman,” she told the magazine. “Let’s not forget: certain folks, frankly, don’t support us in leadership roles.”

Never mind that as a black lesbian woman, she regularly criticizes white heterosexuals and that’s not considered ‘racism’ or ‘bigotry’ by our garbage left-wing media.

Fox News reported further:

Lightfoot’s critics argue her defeat came due to skyrocketing crime, homelessness and her poor relationship with law enforcement. In 2021, homicides in Chicago rose to their highest numbers in 25 years, outpacing other crime-ridden cities like New York City and Los Angeles. 

Lightfoot’s critics stormed onto Twitter to celebrate her loss Tuesday evening.

“There is hope for my home city yet,” wrote Jonathan Turley, a criminal defense attorney, Georgetown law school professor, and Fox News contributor. “Lori Lightfoot is out. The greatest potential improvement for the city since 1900 when the direction of the Chicago river was reversed.”

Stephen L. Miller, contributing editor at The Spectator, wrote, “Perhaps Lori Lightfoot would have won if thousands of her voters had not been shot.”

Gianno Caldwell, a Fox News political analyst whose brother was gunned down in Chicago last summer, noted on social media that the Lori Lightfoot “experiment” is “officially over. Thank you, CHICAGO.”

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wrote, “Lori Lightfoot. Crime doesn’t pay.”

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Bankruptcy filings in U.S. surge at fastest pace since 2009 as Bidenflation continues to ravage Americans, businesses

Image: Bankruptcy filings in U.S. surge at fastest pace since 2009 as Bidenflation continues to ravage Americans, businesses

(Natural News) Bankruptcy filings across the United States have surged to their highest level since the last time we had a Democratic president — Barack Obama in 2009.

For the past year, the Biden administration and the Federal Reserve have been struggling to combat runaway inflation and the resulting wage-price spiral without causing a recession. However, based on the recent increase in bankruptcy filings, it seems they may soon have to admit they have failed, noted Zero Hedge on Wednesday.

A month ago, the outlet highlighted a concerning trend in the pace of large bankruptcy filings (i.e., those with over $50 million in liabilities) in the US. Specifically, Zero Hedge reported that in the first month of the year, the number of US bankruptcies exceeded 20, which was the highest for any January since 2010 when there were 25 filings, as the economy was still recovering from the Great Financial Crisis (GFC).

According to Bloomberg data, the increase in large bankruptcy filings in the US is not a one-time event, as the pace of such filings continues to surge. As of the end of February, a total of 39 large companies have filed for bankruptcy in the US since the beginning of the year, exceeding the pace seen in January. This marks the fastest rate of company bankruptcies since the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2009, when there were 63 large filings at this point in the year.

Last week, there were seven large bankruptcy filings in the US, which included generic drugmaker Akorn’s liquidation and Covid-19 testmaker Lucira Health’s Chapter 11 filing. These filings were tied to at least $50 million in liabilities, the outlet continued.


Some of the most significant bankruptcy filings this year include Party City Holdco Inc, Serta Simmons Bedding LLC, and cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global Holdco. Additionally, the pile of dollar-denominated corporate bonds and loans trading at distressed levels in the Americas has risen to $237.2 billion in the week ending Friday, which is a 1.63% increase from the previous week’s $233.4 billion, according to BBG data, Zero Hedge added.

The Biden administration inherited a period of low inflation and an economy that was beginning to recover from the coronavirus recession under then-President Donald Trump’s pro-growth economic policies. Right off the bat, the Biden regime proposed, and the then-Democratic Congress passed, a $1.9 trillion relief package to stimulate the economy, which included rounds of stimulus checks, an expansion of the Child Tax Credit, and additional unemployment benefits.

The economic stimulus from the Biden administration is what led to an increase in inflation, according to a number of experts. That was because the increased money available in the economy drove up prices as individuals and businesses had more money to spend, and there were fewer goods to buy thanks to a supply chain crisis that still hasn’t been fixed. Inflation was exacerbated further by the additional unemployment benefits.

The Biden administration tried taking some steps to mitigate inflationary pressures. The Federal Reserve had kept interest rates low but in recent months has started raising them in an effort to slow inflation, but so far, it hasn’t had much effect.

Still, inflation is likely to remain a risk for the Biden administration. The expansionary fiscal policies and the increased money supply could lead to higher prices and slower wage growth. This could be compounded by the higher demand for goods and services, as well as the additional money given out as part of the stimulus package.

By comparison, during Donald Trump’s presidency, the US economy experienced a period of expansion. The unemployment rate reached a historic low of 3.5 percent in December 2019, and wages increased for several years. The tax cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 were credited with boosting economic growth, and the stock market reached record highs.

And importantly, bankruptcies were way down.

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