Is it science or superstition?

By howardroark | Freedom From Violence | 30 Jul 2020

     How can you tell the difference? Seems easy.

A big problem is that editors of the most popular medical journals say half of all research is fake. Editor at the "New England Journal of Medicine"(1)

it is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine

Looks like the editor at the "lancet" says the same thing....

  The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue. Afflicted by studies with small sample sizes, tiny effects, invalid exploratory analyses, and flagrant conflicts of interest, together with an obsession for pursuing fashionable trends of dubious importance, science has taken a turn towards darkness


Science is dead. Time for you to start thinking on your own i guess. Seems to me what most refer to as science these days is pretty close to this:

: a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation

That's the definition of superstition. And most of you, and people in general, will suffer from "cognitive dissonance' when confronted with the above information. You believe whatever your doctor, AKA magic or chance, tells you. Even though half of what he/she presents to you is superstition. It isn't even disputable that it's superstition. The editors of the very journals the medical establishment uses, say it out loud.

  So here is an example of actual science. Reproduction of data, and openness to new information.

    Tim boils water, measure the temp, and it says 100 degrees celsius. He calls Bob and asks him to test it. Bob gets the same results as Tim. They ask a couple of other fellow researchers to duplicate it, and suddenly you have science. Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.

   Now, what happens next determines if Tim and his fellow researchers are actually scientists.  Roy calls and says "My water boils at 95 degrees celsisus".

The team is shocked by this. It can't possibly be true. They got funding for this! Not only that, the government has instituted laws and safety protocols base on this information. So in today's political world the following happens.

1. The team releases personal attacks on Roy.(He misspelled Celsius!)

2. The team says "The science has been settled".

3. The team uses the media to call Roy a "flat earther" and talks about "scientific consensus". They also ask youtube and facebook to censor any of Roy's views. Afterall, they are the holders of science.

     In real science the team does none of these things. They try and reproduce Roy's results. Turns out Roy lives on a mountain. Atmospheric pressure affects the boiling point of water. True scientists question everything. There has never been a true scientific researcher who said "Well the science is settled".


Which brings me back to the current "pandemic". Are the tests they use based on science? Can they produce reproducible results? No.

A positive test result shows you may have antibodies from an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19. However, there is a chance a positive result means that you have antibodies from an infection with a virus from the same family of viruses (called coronaviruses), such as the one that causes the common cold.


The tests will give different results. Like random number generators. The second link is the most important. The CDC is admitting that the common cold can give you a positive antibody test. What!? I didn't see that on CNN the bottom of the screen.........for months.  Remember the last part of the superstition definition "a false conception of causation".

This isn't science. This is dogma, superstition, or "scientism".

I will end with a covid-19 joke(because that's what it is) :


what do you call someone who tests positive with no symptoms.

..........a healthy person.


Ha Ha ha! I'm hilarious. And remember. only 99.99% of the world's population is safe from this virus.  However, they are not safe from the authoritative response to the virus.


PS I've added the 60 minutes special on anitbody tests, if anyone is interested.

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Howard Roark is a fictional character from "The FountainHead" by author Ayn Rand. He has come to life to share his infinite wisdom with the world.

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