by Janet Levatin, MD, holistic pediatrician
I wasn’t sure how to start this blog about assumptions that are being accepted as fact during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then I read an article by Denis G. Rancourt entitled, “Masks Don’t Work: A review of science relevant to COVID-19 social policy.” That article inspired me to order his book called Hierarchy and Free Expression in the Fight Against Racism.
Here is what he said about how we are “engineered” to accept and believe many basic assumptions about our health and well-being:
Broad proscriptions [condemnation] presented as deriving from what are alleged to be axiomatic truths (i.e., truths that need not be demonstrated) are a common social engineering device. Active state and corporate support for these campaigns are typically applied to the most dangerous truths about the system.”
“… the mega-lie engineered and maintained by establishment medicine… is at the heart of how a dominance hierarchy is anchored on a primal level on our intrinsic human biology. Things are not as they appear. Even the things we believe about ourselves and our bodies are mostly wrong.”
This entrenched dominance hierarchy is even imposed upon us while we are still in the womb, and the programming runs deep. Pregnant women are told they must have ultrasounds because their babies might be defective. Some are told they need amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling to uncover other types of defects. Pregnant women are routinely given a large glucose load that most would never normally ingest to see if they have gestational diabetes. The establishment assumes that a significant enough percentage will have faulty metabolism that they must all be tested in this unnatural way. Indeed, in many women, the test can induce the problem it is supposed to detect.
But that is not enough. Expecting women are also told that they must receive influenza and Tdap vaccines or their babies might die. They are told that these vaccines can improve the health of their babies… a dangerous mega-lie if ever I heard one.
Programming and engineering with similar intentions apply to labor and delivery and the immediate neonatal period. Think about what we do to the mothers and infants in the perinatal period: artificial rupture of membranes, Pitocin induction, invasive fetal monitoring, antibiotics during labor for all women who have tested positive for Group B streptococcus, synthetic vitamin K shot, antibiotic eye drops (in case mother has an undiagnosed case of gonorrhea or chlamydia that might affect het baby’s eyes, even if the relevant tests have been negative), newborn antibacterial baths, circumcision, hepatitis B vaccine, formula supplementation of the newborn.
Mothers are given the presumption that their babies enter the world with numerous things are wrong with them and that the Medical System is here to protect them, indeed to save their lives, with invasive routine procedures and drugs.
Is it any wonder that many of us have no internal compass to guide us on how to take care of ourselves. This profound engineered lack of confidence in our own ability to be healthy is instilled deep within us; we are literally born with it. If we are born within the conventional system, we are stripped of our natural birthright which is self-confidence in our intrinsic robust health.
So now, in the midst of a pandemic, it’s not a surprise that so many are jumping on the bandwagon of masking, obsessive sanitizing, social distancing, contact tracing, antiviral drugs, and vaccines as if there is no way to be healthy without blindly doing what we are told will keep us healthy. These measures are the presumed axiomatic truths to which Rancourt refers, assumptions that are “grandfathered in” without questioning. These assumptions form the basis for how we think and react in this time of crisis (or should I say, engineered crisis?).
So what are some of the assumptions that have been accepted without question?
Premise #1. Masks prevent the spread of the virus so we must all be good citizens and wear them. If we refuse, we are being selfish and inconsiderate of others.
It is astonishing to see the number of people walking around in masks, even in places where they have not been mandated, simply because authority figures have told them that they should/must wear them. I have even seen nonsensical suggestions that masks should be worn at home and when having sex.
In his above-mentioned article, Rancourt reviewed the science on the utility of masks in stopping the spread of viral illnesses, and the consensus is they are ineffective because viruses are smaller than the pore size of the paper or fabric from which masks are made. Most masks also have significant gaps around the edges, which would render them ineffective even if the pore size could retain viruses.
Additionally, masks can cause problems by lowering the blood oxygen saturation level and by elevating blood CO2 levels. Here is a quote from a 2005 article documenting this and more:
“Wearing N95 masks results in hypooxygenemia [low blood oxygen] and hypercapnia [increased carbon dioxide] which reduce working efficiency and the ability to make correct decision (sic). Medical staff are at increased risk of getting ‘Severe acute respiratory syndrome’ (SARS), and wearing N95 masks is highly recommended by experts worldwide. However, dizziness, headache, and short of breath (sic) are commonly experienced by the medical staff wearing N95 masks. The ability to make correct decision (sic) may be hampered, too.”
Masks are psychologically damaging as well. When our faces are covered, a major part of our humanity is hidden, including our ability to express and receive/interpret emotions. Feelings of joy, love, anger, fear, and sadness will be dampened and possibly eventually lost altogether if widespread masking continues. Up to 93% of our communication is non-verbal. Recommendations to mask are not based on science and can therefore only be attributed to social engineering.
Premise #2. Social distancing prevents the spread of the virus and will limit mortality.
Social distancing, the order to stay 6 feet away from other people, is another nonsensical recommendation that has no basis in science. Are we really supposed to believe that viruses can travel 6 feet from one person to another, but not 6 feet and 1 inch? How long are we expected to live in a world with stickers on the floor telling us where to stand and arrows on store floors telling us which direction to go down the aisles? As far as I can tell, this programming is supposed to get us used to relinquishing our freedoms: stand where you are told and follow directions simply because they come from an authority figure, not because they make sense or have any basis in science. It is sad to see so many people buying into the idea that their immune systems are so defective that standing close to another person can bring about their demise.
Premise #3. We will remain in lockdown until a vaccine or effective treatment is widely available.
We hear this story daily from mainstream media and it is a story that is rarely questioned. The idea that the only way out of this pandemic is a vaccine is based on two assumptions: 1. Vaccines are safe. 2. Vaccines are effective.
No existing vaccine is safe but I believe the vaccines currently being developed for the novel corona virus are going to be in a category all their own when it comes to bad outcomes. New technology is being developed that includes insertion of genetic material into our cells that will cause our bodies to produce proteins which our immune system is then supposed target. We have no idea how long this process will continue, however, and we have no idea what alterations this will cause to the genomes of vaccine recipients. Since a vaccine (or vaccines) will be rushed to market, adequate safety and effectiveness testing are likely to be low priorities.
Fortunately, the number of vaccine skeptics is increasing daily. Even some in the mainstream are questioning the wisdom of the “warp speed” with which coronavirus vaccines are being developed, but this does receive much airtime. Vaccines are touted in the conventional media as the gold standard and best solution to stop the pandemic.
Antiviral drugs such as Remdisivir also come with a host of problems including a list of side effects that include alteration of the human genome and the possibility that it can cause the emergence of resistant organisms. Not to mention the financial conflicts of interest surrounding it and its hefty projected price of about $1,000 per pill.
It is frustrating that we hear no attention being paid to health-promoting measures such as eating healthfully, getting adequate sleep, lowering stress, getting exercise, and taking commonsense supplements such as vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin A, zinc, medicinal mushrooms, turmeric, and colloidal silver.
Premise #4. COVID-19 is caused by a virus and viruses are our enemies.
This is the most controversial assumption that we can question. The whole basis upon which the pandemic rides is that a coronavirus, whether naturally occurring or engineered, is causing us to be sick and any acute illness is a bad thing.
Some have questioned if there is even a virus causing COVID-19. Dr. Andrew Kaufman has proposed that particles seen under electron microscopy that are called viruses are actually exosomes that are produced by cells when they are exposed to various stressors including radiation, infections, toxins, emotional stress, and more. Kaufman states that he has studied and analyzed the research on COVID-19 and that a definitive pathogen has not actually been identified.
Similar findings have been confirmed by a high-profile European pathologist who has reported that he and his colleagues across Europe have not found evidence of any deaths from the novel coronavirus on that continent. Dr. Stoian Alexov called the World Health Organization (WHO) a “criminal medical organization” for creating worldwide fear and chaos without providing objectively verifiable proof of a pandemic.
Another doctor, Dr. Zach Bush, has stated that viruses, including the current corona virus, perform beneficial functions. They assist in human evolution and help us advance as a species. When we live in a state of imbalance, with the effects of pollution, poor nutrition, and other serious biological and psychological stressors, the manifestations a viral infection can be out of balance as well and much more extreme than expected. Yes, for some (mostly the elderly, chronically ill or otherwise debilitated) it may even lead to death. Instead of examining why people are having such pathological responses, and trying to correct the causative factors, we demonize the virus and try to defeat it with drugs, vaccines, distance, and masks… all measures born out of fear.
Ultimately we must learn to live in harmony with nature, including the viruses (and other pathogens) that surround us. There is no hope of “defeating” viruses, as we are surrounded and inhabited by millions of viral particles at all times. In order to live with health and harmony in this world, we need to work for health and balance both in ourselves and the world… admittedly no small task.
What assumptions about COVID-19 do you accept as fact? What assumptions do you challenge? The answers to these questions will be the determinants of our future, so ponder each premise carefully. Make wise decisions based on how you want to live the next few years of your life and how you want to see your children and grandchildren living in the future. Do you want a life of ongoing fear, lockdown, and restrictions or a life of freedom and the ability to live a free, vibrant existence? My hope is for the latter.
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