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The Unbekoming Express - Edition 7 - Reading Time 14 minutes
I read this Ann Bauer essay in later 2021. It is one of my favourite essays of the last two years and the only one that made me cry. It was published in Tablet, and I’ve since paid more attention to them.
It’s a story about Bettelheim (think of him as the Fauci of autism), Ann, her family and her son. I have struggled to describe how good this essay is.
In his 2007 book, Madness on the Couch: Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis, science writer Edward Dolnick reported that papers show Bettelheim knew his methods couldn’t cure autism in 1964 but continued publishing, pushing the refrigerator-mother theory and removing children from their families for decades, admitting only in his final manuscript—published posthumously—that “nobody knows how to treat these children.”
The refrigerator-mother theory of autism became gospel, not just among psychiatrists but in the zeitgeist. It made sense and was easy to grasp. Better, it turned a mysterious and heartbreaking condition into a simple problem of who was to blame. People rallied behind the idea that cold mothers caused autism because it gave them comfort. Mothers whose children developed normally knew it was because they were “good.” Fathers and other relatives of autistic children were off the hook.
“It made sense and was easy to grasp”. This has been a recurring theme of the Covid Show. Things “making sense” such as a mask protecting me and you from something air born, definitely makes sense. A “Vaccination” protecting me from disease, absolutely. Lockdowns preventing people from connecting so they don’t infect each other, a no brainer for sure. All wonderful examples of Fast Thinking that I was first introduced to by the wonderful Dr. Malcolm Kendrick when he tells the story of Dr. Bernard Lown. It’s worth repeating.
A hero of mine is Dr Bernard Lown. Many decades ago, he and his mentor decided to stand against a piece of universally accepted medical dogma. Which was strict bedrest following a heart attack. These two dangerous fools, instead of forcing patients to lie virtually motionless in bed for six weeks, allowed them to sit up in a chair at the end of the bed. Shock, horror.
‘Although I knew that the project would be a chore, I didn’t expect it to be an act of martyrdom. Little did I realize that violating firmly held traditions can raise a tsunami of opposition. The idea of moving critically ill patients into a chair was regarded as off‑the‑wall. Initially the house staff refused to cooperate and strenuously resisted getting patients out of bed. They accused me of planning to commit crimes not unlike those of the heinous Nazi experimentations in concentration camps. Arriving on the medical ward one morning I was greeted by interns and residents lined up with hands stretched out in a Nazi salute and a “Heil Hitler!” shouted in unison.’
It is now well recognised that strict bed rest is deadly, was deadly. An action that killed tens of million world-wide. However, those daring to question it were treated with Nazi salutes. A particularly galling insult for a Jew, I would imagine. And somewhat ironic, as strict bed rest probably wiped out more people than the Nazi’s ever managed.
Back to Ann Bauer.
After Bettelheim’s death, when allegations of abuse started streaming in from both workers and residents, a journalist and former literary editor at The Nation, Richard Pollack, began working on a memoir about his brother who had been a resident at the Orthogenic School. Among the things Pollack uncovered in his research for The Creation of Doctor B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim: Under Bettelheim’s directorship researchers routinely mislabelled children as autistic or retarded who were not, in order to raise their “cure rate” and increase funding and grants.
If you read this essay in conjunction with Dr. Toby Rogers’ wonderful essay on autism you get a uniquely rounded view on the subject of vaccination and autism.
Unfortunately, in the debate over toxicants that increase autism risk, all roads lead back to vaccines. At least 5 studies show a statistically significant association between vaccines & autism (Gallagher & Goodman, 2008 & 2010; Thomas & Margulis, 2016; Mawson et al., 2017a & 2017b).
Dr. Paul Thomas is the most successful doctor in the world at preventing autism. Data from his practice show:
If zero vaccines, autism rate = 1 in 715;
If alternative vaccine schedule, autism rate = 1 in 440;
If CDC vaccine schedule, autism rate = 1 in 36.
That study had large sample size (3,344 children), access to medical files, and good researchers working on it. But look closely. His alternative vaccine schedule reduces autism risk by more than 1200%. However even an alternative vaccine schedule increases autism risk by 160% versus no vaccines at all.
Have you watched Thank You For Smoking? I love that movie. Nick Naylor, the lead character is easy to both love and hate. I like the movie for many reasons, least of which because its primary theme is about individual agency.
Nick Naylor: I earn a living fronting an organization that kills 1,200 human beings a day. 1,200 people! We're talking two jumbo jet plane loads of men, women and children. I mean, there's Attila, Genghis and me, Nick Naylor, the face of cigarettes, the Colonel Sanders of nicotine.
Here is Nick explaining to his son why he is “never wrong”.
But I’m mentioning the movie because a significant part of the “credibility manufacture” for tobacco was setting up their “Tobacco Research Council” and “Academy of Tobacco Studies”.
From the novel.
" 'Underwriting by the Academy of Tobacco Studies' on the programs?" Nick exhaled. "That is pretty standard."
"Yes, certainly. Yes. I was only wondering if perhaps there was some other...corporate entity that we could acknowledge. Generously, of course."
"Hm," Nick said. "Well, there is the Tobacco Research Council."
"Yes," the Rev said with disappointment, "I suppose." The TRC had been in the news recently because of the Benavides liability suit. It had come out that the TRC had been set up by the tobacco companies in the fifties as a front group, at a time when American smokers realized they were coughing more and enjoying it less, the idea being to persuade everyone that the tobacco industry, by gum, wanted to get to the bottom of these mysterious "health" issues, too. The TRC's first white paper blamed the rise of lung cancer and emphysema on a global surge in pollens. All this, apparently, the Rev knew.
"Are there by chance any other groups?"
Nick clasped his hands together and made a steeple. "We are affiliated with the Coalition for Health."
"Ah!" the Rev said, clapping his hands. "Perfect!"
Tobacco had to create its own “Academies” and “Councils” and hire as many “scientists” as they could to whitewash their poison.
This is child’s play for Pharma. They don’t need to create fake groups. They can simply capture all existing credibility manufacturing and sense making organisations to do their bidding. Medical journals, regulators, media organizations are just a small list of Pharma captured groups.
But my point is that by allowing themselves to be captured, they are no more, and no better, than an “Academy of Tobacco Studies”.
I watched this excellent doco on Boeing last night.
It’s about corporate culture, defective product allowed into the world, weak and likely captured regulator, lost lives, cover ups and then the exposure and penalty.
Does that storyline sound familiar? Read the above sentence with Pfizer or Moderna in mind.
Boeing malfeasance killed 346 people.
We don’t know the scale of Pharma malfeasance yet, but the final death and morbidity toll will be in the millions. I think it’s fair to say that Moderna will be wiped out as a company and quite possibly even Pfizer and many others. One can hope.
Here is Stephane Bancel squirming under a bit of questioning about why some of “his virus code” is in SARS-Cov-2. By the way, if you have followed David Martin, this was known almost from the beginning.
But as Schopenhauer said: All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I caught up with one of my closest friends yesterday, he has a beautiful property by the sea and the subject of sea levels came up. There is a dispute with neighbours about building a wall to protect properties on the strip from “rising sea levels”. My mate knows that the climate story is BS but I promised to send him some additional material that is specific to the question of sea levels.
Here it is:
I promised you an education on Sea Levels, so here it is.
I discovered Tony Heller about a year ago on YouTube. I think of him as a “gateway” educator into this densest of sciences, Climate Science. He is the best person I have found that is an expert on the subject matter, a courageous truth teller against the mob and an extraordinary educator.
Here are his credentials.
Of all the moving parts of the climate change falsehood, sea levels I think is the most important one to understand because it ties into everything else. It is the singular thread that if you pull on it the whole sweater will unravel.
This is the single best video that unravels the sweater.
Here are some more vids by Heller on Sea Levels with a bit of cross over material from the vid above but with other material that layers in further understanding of the subject.
Here are some other great videos by Heller in case you want to understand some other aspects of this multi-trillion dollar lie, that “humans are causing the climate to change to such a degree that we are all going to die unless we do something about it now!”.
I started paying attention to this about two years ago and have come to realise that every aspect of the public climate change narrative is a falsehood. Unfortunately, and to my horror the big end of town has bought into this virtue signaling shit-show that creates pessimism for our kids about the future, diverts massive resources towards the racketeers and centralises power into the hands of a few like nothing else. It is a psychological, financial, and political cancer on the planet.
Tony Heller is being heavily censored on YouTube and I don’t know how much longer the videos above will be allowed on the platform. Here he is talking about leaving YouTube.
He can be found on the following platforms.
And his website.
Coming to terms with the Climate Change narrative is critical as it is a “meta narrative” under which “sub-narratives” sit. At some point I’ll write about my climate journey of which Tony Heller was an very important teacher.
Everyone has an opinion about this story and it’s amazing how many “experts” have popped up all of a sudden. I’m not one of them.
Someone even mentioned something about Kiev and Vikings…? That falls into the category of definitely interesting and definitely not useful.
What you might find useful is this thread by Konstantin Kisin.
And this interview on UnHerd.
I find Kisin’s thoughts on the subject both interesting and useful.
Also, as a general rule, just go to the source.
Here is Putin on 21 Feb 2022.
Here he is again on 24 Feb 2022 (the date of invasion).
If I had to sum up my thoughts on Ukraine into one word, it would be…Taiwan.
If you forced me to elaborate a bit, then I would lay out the following thesis (with a bit of help from a close friend in Holland). This thesis includes two types of ingredients. Things that we know to be true and things that are speculative but likely to be true.
Here goes, I’ll lay it out here and let’s see how it plays out over the next 12-24 months.
Objective: China’s primary goal was to reclaim Taiwan without going to war with the US. Everything else has been secondary.
Manufacture a virus (true)
Release that virus (speculation but highly likely)
Run a massive psychological operation to convince Western countries to lockdown. Italy was the first to fall for it. (true)
Capture industry and organisations that would promote lockdowns and pandemic mania. (true)
This cripples economies (without firing a bullet) and is ultimately a form of subversion that weakens national psychological resolve.
Western “elites” have been pretending to read Sun Tzu for decades. Most never read it and those that did never understood it.
“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War
Enter into a joint venture agreement with a junior partner (Russia) (true)
The world’s two most powerful autocrats unveiled a sweeping long-term agreement that also challenges the United States as a global power, NATO as a cornerstone of international security, and liberal democracy as a model for the world. “Friendship between the two States has no limits,” they vowed in the communiqué, released after the two leaders met on the eve of the Beijing Winter Olympics. “There are no ‘forbidden’ areas of cooperation.”
Use that junior partner to test Western resolve by invading Ukraine. (true with some speculation)
Neither Europe nor the US will shed blood to defend the Ukraine (likely to be true)
China invades Taiwan while the world talks about sanctions and makes great speeches but without firing a bullet nor shed a drop of blood to defend Taiwan. (speculation)
If you want to get an insight into China’s thinking, it’s no secret, just read:
Qiao was quoted as stating that “the first rule of unrestricted warfare is that there are no rules, with nothing forbidden.” Elaborating on this idea, he asserted that strong countries would not use the same approach against weak countries because “strong countries make the rules while rising ones break them and exploit loopholes … . The United States breaks [UN rules] and makes new ones when these rules don’t suit [its purposes], but it has to observe its own rule or the whole world will not trust it.”
When we suddenly realize that all these non-war actions may be the new factors constituting future warfare, we have to come up with a new name for this new form of war: Warfare which transcends all boundaries and limits, in short: unrestricted warfare.
If this name becomes established, this kind of war means that all means will be in readiness, that information will be omnipresent, and the battlefield will be everywhere. It means that all weapons and technology can be superimposed at will, it means that all the boundaries lying between the two worlds of war and non-war, of military and non-military, will be totally destroyed, and it also means that many of the current principles of combat will be modified, and even that the rules of war may need to be rewritten.
But, here is a good counter argument for why China would NOT invade Taiwan.
China and Taiwan are economic partners. Between 1991 and March 2020, Taiwan’s investment in China totaled $188.5 billion, more than China’s investment in the United States. In 2019, the value of cross-strait trade was $149.2 billion. China is Taiwan’s largest trading partner. China and Taiwan are ethnically the same people, enjoying an enormous bounty of cross-strait commerce, culture, student exchanges, and other ties signifying a growing relationship, not an adversarial one. What incentive would China have to drop bombs on one of its best customers?
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