In "On her Majesty's Secret Service", the "Institute for Physiological Research" is headed by a kindly humanitarian apparently directing allergy research, but who is actually using the cover to develop biowarfare agents like the novel virus "Virus Omega":
Spoiler Alert: the virus is designed to cause sterility.

POINT: we've been discussing these EXACT fears for a *very* long time. To limit/ban such discussion now would, among other things, require going >50 years into our past to purge *art* seen by millions given the parallels.
At what point do we realize that having our communications utilities police what can and cannot be said is impossible without destroying the meaning of free speech?

The only free speech that really matters any more is electronic speech. And none of that is government provided...
P.S. Bonus points for the name of the UK operation attempting to thwart Blofeld's evil plan in the original book by Ian Flemming.

A: Operation Corona. If memory serves. It has been a minute since I read it after all...

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Perhaps I’ve just outlived my time; I cannot recognize this world hell bent on madness and self harm to aid a communist superpower rival rising in the east. #NO
Any one of us ordinary Americans should just be able to say “Stop. Think. This is madness.” And get the Democrats to snap out of their trance like devotion to the destruction of the US.

But not one of us can make ANY real impact to slow this without institutions or resources.
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How is there no one at all?
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Consensus positions are almost always flawed.

Notice there’s no “Electron Consensus”. No “Genetic Code Consensus”. No “Periodic Table Consensus”. Why? Because the phenomena are so agreed upon you don’t have to rope folks into statements.

Not true of climate, trans, or vaccines.
I’m not saying all consensus is totally off: We’re almost certainly heating the planet. Some folks born into one sex have always perceived themselves to be the other. The vaccines do have real benefits.

Consensus is what is used to exaggerate the *certainty* of those positions.
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Consensus is actually a sign of scientific insecurity.
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I will be held up by PhDs as crazy for saying what I am about to say:

Peer Review is INCREDIBLY dangerous. Modern Peer Review really begins in the 1960s. It has more to do with Ghislaine Maxwell’s father & Permagon Press than science. 77 Nobel laureates are wrong. We are right.
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Our professors are not acting as scientists here.
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I appear to have had misplaced hopes.
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No one has much commented on how high-powered the board has been. You have a director of the NSF as a board member for example.

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Kayfabe and Trust Erosion in Institutions:

How @NBCNews shows you reality and how they tirelessly hold power to account:

What they actually see and repackage for you:
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