To rebuilt a nation and save the world is going to require integrity, courage, and moral clarity, all of which the Covid travesty revealed to be in short supply. From Peter and Ginger Breggin at rescue.substack.com:
An investigative journalist-author weeps for the pandemic’s genocidal corruption by U.S. and world governments she exposed, but says, “Where there is life, there is hope.”
Definition of cognitive dissonance: psychological conflict resulting from incongruous beliefs and attitudes held simultaneously.
When I walked our two dogs today, the sun was shining. There is a robin nesting on top of our porch light, right outside our front door. Half of a vivid turquoise eggshell lies below the nest, and I’ve seen a parent arrive with a fat green grub for a newly hatched baby. Fluffy white clouds—the products of our nearby Finger Lakes—float across the blue sky.
What is in front of my eyes is utterly normal. This glowing scene brings a surge of memories. Picnics and walking barefoot on the lawn. Fourth of July celebrations and the sun warming my head like a benediction. Children chasing bubbles with dogs running joyfully through the green grass.
Meanwhile, awareness of danger and the knowledge I carry are churning in my mind. I look at this gorgeous summer day, and tears spring to my eyes. I have spent the last two and a half years trying to look around the next corner by synthesizing and analyzing all the data I can gather, from the science, medicine, psychology, economics, human behavior, history, cultural norms, current events, and the crowdsourcing of social media and through consumption of the evaluations and analyses pouring forth from minds greater than mine, through books, reports, research, Substacks, interviews, presentations, and media events.