Something Old & Something New
One of the things I’ve come to love about listening to scientists is the way they discuss things.
It’s a very different style than what we see from governments and the media.
They allow for others’ opinions.
They openly admit that they make mistakes.
They debate ideas.
At least, that’s how the good ones operate.
And Stanford University professor and epidemiologist Dr. John Ioannidis is one of the good ones.
In fact, he is one of the most esteemed and frequently cited scientists in the world.
I’ve mentioned him here a couple of times but have never shared his work — until today.
While this excerpted lecture is now 5 months old, it gives an excellent review of the C-19 science, including…
A list of all the disciplines that should have been involved in making public health decisions
The likely doubling of tuberculosis cases to 3 million due to mandates
Why the forecasting cases numbers were so far off — hint: the models were developed in 1927 and haven’t much improved
The “astonishingly strong age stratification” — there is an unheard of 10000 fold risk between old and young
The fact that cases have likely been hugely over-counted
What “protecting the vulnerable” actually means — spoiler: it doesn’t mean letting everyone else get sick
The untold impact of far more deadly diseases due to people being afraid to go for treatments for fear of catching Covid.
On the handling of C-19, Dr. Ioannidis said this…
“It was a massacre. I think it was a public health blunder of the top magnitude. Probably the worst in the last century.”
Other than physical health issues, the impact of unscientific mandates have far reaching effects, some of which are discussed in Dr. Ioannidis’ presentation.
Poverty alleviation has had a massive backslide, mental health issues have doubled and tripled, and the impact on education will be felt for decades to come.
“According to UNESCO, 24 million students, including 8 million studying in universities, will not be able to return to their studies after the pandemic.”
In his conclusion, Dr. Ioannidis offered this perspective…
“Ideally we want nobody to be infected, however IF people are infected,40-70% of the global population would do better with Sars-CoV-2 that with influenza. With better treatments, this percentage may rise to 60-80%.”
The stated purpose of continued mandates is to reach “zero covid” — to wipe out C-19 altogether.
But this is a policy driven by governments and not founded in science.
“Most scientists believe that this coronavirus will become endemic…and it has become endemic.”
Watch the lecture and decide for yourself.
You’ll note that not all of Dr. Ioannidis’ opinions are in agreement with some of the other scientists views I’ve posted here.
And that’s the point.
We need open debate instead of the censoring and smearing of our greatest doctors and scientists.
So what can we do?
Listen. Learn. Share. Discuss.
Next week, we have an excellent opportunity to hear from more of the best and brightest.
You can sign up for the new Covid Revealed docuseries HERE.
If you’ve never seen any of the Revealed Film series, you’re in for a treat.
Dr. Patrick Gentempo has been described as a “philosopher-entrepreneur” and is the host and co-created of a series of series — Supplements Revealed, Pain Revealed, and Money Revealed among many others.
I always get value from any episodes I catch, and you can see all of them for a limited time for free.
You’ll get email reminders for the start of the series, which will go live on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Spread the word and let’s start some science-based dialogues.
Talk amongst yourselves.
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