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Communication at the Speed of Light: Is it Really a Good Thing?

There is a phenomenon whereby people tend to believe the first thing they hear about something and then when a different explanation comes along, they are far less inclined to believe it. This is because people don’t like to admit that they have been duped. Because lies spread so quickly now, it is very difficult to overcome them with the truth. Consequently, rapid communication has had a negative overall effect on society.

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‘You’re Only As Good As Your Last COVID Test’

Nevertheless, the hysteria and conspiracy theories persist. As I was running errands this past Saturday, just past noon (EST), I turned on the radio to listen to a broadcast of one of the first Saturday games (Wisconsin vs. Penn State) from college football’s week one. Just prior to kickoff, one of the radio announcers began discussing each teams’ “COVID issues.”

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Making Sense Of Covid Confusion, Part Three: Solutions And What’s Next?

Both the CDC and the FDA have militated against therapies in favor of vaccines, despite the thousands of reports of successful therapies from the rest of the world. For organizations that are supposedly charged with promoting public health, their unwillingness to consider measures that have widely been reported to be effective is difficult to understand.

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