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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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Today’s blacklisted American: Facebook to punish users who link to peer-reviewed science it dislikes

Modern science!
How Facebook applies science.

Blacklists are back and Facebook’s got ’em! Facebook is now warning its users that it will punish them if they repeatedly link to peer-reviewed science papers that document the long known harmful effects from improper mask use.

Facebook is warning users against sharing a study that found dangerously high carbon-dioxide intake in masked schoolchildren, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics. “Pages and websites that repeatedly publish or share false news will see their overall distribution reduced and be restricted in other ways,” the warning says when users paste the link on Facebook, before confirming they want to share it.

It’s giving the same warning and threat of account restrictions to users who paste a link to Townhall.com article on a University of Florida lab that found dangerous pathogens on children’s face masks, submitted for testing by their parents. [emphasis mine]

Apparently, Facebook’s “‘fact-check’ simply highlight[ed] disagreements between the scientist who conducted the test and other scientists who did not conduct the test. … Instead of acknowledging that more study would resolve the dispute, [Facebook] call[ed] the report false. That’s not science — that’s propaganda.”

The second study about the number of very bad pathogens that gather on masks used during a single day was already discussed by me in an earlier post. That study found that after a single day of use,

Half of the masks were contaminated with one or more strains of pneumonia-causing bacteria. One-third were contaminated with one or more strains of meningitis-causing bacteria. One-third were contaminated with dangerous, antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens. In addition, less dangerous pathogens were identified, including pathogens that can cause fever, ulcers, acne, yeast infections, strep throat, periodontal disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and more.

All found on the mask you put on your face and breathe through.

The first study had been in my queue but not yet posted. It found that making children wear masks for hours guaranteed they were breathing carbon dioxide at levels at least three times the limits set by law, if not much higher.

The authors tried out various masks, including KN95 respirators and surgical masks, on 45 healthy children ages 6-17 in southwest Germany. The room was “well ventilated several times” for each experiment, with CO2 content of ambient air kept under 0.1% by volume.

The first 3-minute measurement gauged “baseline” unmasked CO2 levels. The next 3-minute intervals were for CO2 content in “joint inhaled and exhaled air,” inhaled air only and exhaled air only.

Two thousand parts per million of CO2, or 0.2%, is the limit for closed rooms under German law, the study said. The child with the lowest CO2 level was three times higher than this limit, while one 7-year-old was measured with 25,000 parts per million. [emphasis mine]

These results are not surprising, as they are merely confirming more than a century of past research, which is why until last year its was routine for government health agencies to strongly advise against wearing masks nonchalantly, especially if you have health problems.

Facebook however has now decided that it will determine what its users can and cannot say or what research they can or cannot link to, making that company the epitome of totalitarian thuggery. It is simply none of their business. That this big social media seems to think it has the right to decide these things for everyone makes it possibly the winner of this year’s control freak award. Or maybe not, as the competition for being the number one control freak in America appears quite fierce these days.

Regardless, why is anyone still using this website? If you say you need it to keep in touch with relatives than you are making excuses for laziness. No one is stopping you from picking up the phone, emailing them, or simply getting in your car and going to visit. Facebook (or any website) certainly should never be the sole way humans interact. And considering its behavior, it most certainly should not be used by anyone decent or a supporter of free speech.

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12 comments

  • why is anyone still using this website?
    That is what I don’t understand. The network effect works in reverse, too. See MySpace. “everyone” is only on Facebook until they’re not. Each of us is a speck of “everyone”. If we all run screaming, there is no one left.

  • David K

    Yeah nobody uses Facebook for actual public conversations except people in the legacy media or those over 65, but I repeat myself. They have a lot a lot of users, but the only things I ever do on the site are ask an old friend for their email via messenger so we can reconnect or post a subset of my LinkedIn profile.

  • David Telford

    Yet they proceed undeterred. Might be nice if they showed some anxiety over these moves, you know, to suggest to those of us watching that they know how they must look.

  • Cotour

    Listening to the discussions going on related to Trumps law suits against the big tech “Private” companies.

    On the one hand I hear one lawyer argue that Facebook is a private company and can allow or disallow anyone they want on THEIR platform.

    I disagree.

    I say Facebook and the rest that are protected by 230 are now essentially utilities and they have become agents of the government that they prefer. And that government is without doubt on the Left of center, way Left.

    The government created a special protection for this new technology and these companies have grown into a real and present danger to free speech. Not their free speech, they can say what every they like. The free speech that they are in the process of limiting is yours, mine and anyone that they do not approve of based on their political affiliation and thinking.

    “Ice-Nine” must be destroyed.

    Its coming.

  • Jerry Greenwood

    to Townhall.com article

    Bad link

  • Jerry Greenwood: I cannot find any links that are bad. Can you point me to the link that is giving you a problem?

  • Cotour

    YOU LISTEN TO PITBULL

    Listen to rapper, Pitbull spit the truth that probably has evaded most of us as we all feel the fear that has been apparently purposefully crafted in the world. He is a first generation Cuban who’s family escaped from Communist Cuba.

    You were born and grew up in essentially a freedom fantasy in America. Do the powers that be in the world think that you have had enough of that particular brand of freedom? Lets see.

    You listen to street smart, Pitbull, he sees and articulates what is going on right in front of your own unbelieving eyes.

    Pitbull: https://youtu.be/GjOGEt-AyHo 4 min. (Some adult language)

    1. CEO’s resign in 2019: All of the Major Company CEOs That Have Stepped Down in 2019 (businessinsider.com) I remember finding this seemingly coordinated mass exodus of high level execs curious and concerning. Bailing out at the top for those very wealthy elites in the know? Coincidence? Or Strategy Over Morality?

    2. Event 201, a pandemic exercise to illustrate preparedness efforts (centerforhealthsecurity.org) I remember writing about this. And what do you know, here it is.

    * “The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted Event 201, a high-level pandemic exercise on October 18, 2019, in New York, NY. The exercise illustrated areas where public/private partnerships will be necessary during the response to a severe pandemic in order to diminish large-scale economic and societal consequences.”

    Coincidence? Or Strategy Over Morality?

    3. The same type planned “Simulation” happened on 9/11/01.

    * 9/11/01: “Vigilant Guardian characterized as “a hijacking drill, not a cold war exercise”. He cites direct quotes from participants which indicate “that the drill involved hijacked airliners rather than Russian Bombers”.

    Just asking questions. Coincidence? Or Strategy Over Morality?

    4. Bill Gates Chooses Corporate Patent Rights Over Human Lives (jacobinmag.com)

    “It’s hard to imagine a single event that could make the case for international cooperation more forcefully than a global pandemic. An infectious virus, by definition, has no regard for national politics or borders and, even with the total shutdown of all travel, is bound to threaten people in every country, disrupting daily life and commerce in the process.”. Are you getting ready for your first booster shot?

    2017: Dr. Fauci: “There will be a surprise outbreak”. A function of his prescience and massive experience? Or agenda and pre knowledge?

    https://youtu.be/puqaaeLnEww

    Coincidence? Or Strategy Over Morality?

    5. Have you heard of the Globalist elites, “Great Reset” plan? The Great Reset | Reset and shape the future

    “The pause during lockdown created by the pandemic resulted in a 7% decrease in global emissions in 2020. The UN states that we need a decrease of 7.6% every year until 2030 to avoid climate and ecological disaster. This means we need to maintain the same decrease every year as if we were living in lockdown.”

    6. Covid came from a lab and not “Bat” soup? Jon Stewart tells Colbert it’s obvious COVID-19 came from Wuhan lab (nypost.com)

    7. American government agents to knock on peoples doors to make sure they get vaccinated. Think that is a bit too much?

    Why does nothing make sense to you? Because, its not supposed to make sense to you. You are to live in constant fear and tension and are to do as you are instructed. In America? Fear is a powerful tool of manipulation and control.

    Why is a generally healthy American public so willing to be injected with what can only be described as experimental and not long term proven “Vaccine” against a clearly predicted emergence of what clearly appears to be a planned world wide virus event?

    Coincidence? Or Strategy Over Morality?

    Where do these elite world players apparently derive their power and authority to do such things? Strategy Over Morality, there are always two conversations underway. And the public is always behind the curve.

    When reality jumps up and slaps you in the face, you pay attention.

    (You vote traditional Democrat party or traditional Republican party? Not any more)

  • Col. Dr. Irina Spalko, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull …

    Imagine. To peer across the world and know the enemy’s secrets. To place our thoughts into the minds of your leaders. Make your teachers teach the true version of history, your soldiers attack on our command. We’ll be everywhere at once, more powerful than a whisper, invading your dreams, thinking your thoughts for you while you sleep. We will change you, Dr. Jones, all of you, from the inside. We will turn you into us. And the best part? You won’t even know it’s happening.

    Big Tech’s de facto monopolies are implementing this … in ways far more banal than anything requiring a Crystal Skull; in particular, by consistently suppressing one side of the stories, to make the other side appear to be the only credible side.

    They are shaping the discourse not as Left vs. Right, but as Normal vs. The Evil Other … and history has taught us where “othering” leads, to a banality of actual evil, aided and abetted by ordinary folks.

    Compared to Big Tech, the 19th-century robber barons were pikers when it came to shaping their world.

    The threat is real, and requires interdiction that does not throw out the baby of liberty with the bathwater of elite arrogance.

  • wayne

    Jesus Jones
    “November 9, 1989 Right Here, Right Now”
    https://youtu.be/GYPBt4fZOUI
    3:17

    I was alive and I waited, waited
    I was alive and I waited for this
    Right here, right now
    There is no other place I want to be
    Right here, right now
    Watching the world wake up from history…”

  • wayne

    “If This Were Illegal Big Tech’s Monopoly Would Implode”
    Rubin Report: JD Vance (July 8, 2021)
    https://youtu.be/a5t_Uukfj3A

  • wayne

    “Quora unblocked me – goodbye Quora!”
    (->2017!)
    Prof Walter Lewin
    https://youtu.be/9Js9bwmnYc0
    4:35

  • Cotour

    RE: YOU LISTEN TO PTIBULL

    Zman, all coincidence?

    Or, Strategy Over Morality?

    I would be very interested in your or anyone else’s assessment of the listed real world events given the reality that has been served up to the entire world.

    (I will understand if no one wants to comment. But that would only serve to further empower those who seek to destroy America as founded and its Constitution in pursuit of raw political power and control. Exactly what the Constitution was designed to counter balance and prevent. We have all I think come to a fork in the road.)

    There are no conspiracies, and there are no coincidences either.

    By any means necessary is how the saying goes. And given that being a very clearly understood statement made by those in power at the moment we must ask as the Arizona forensic audit gets ready to roll out and how it appears to be spreading uncontrollably to Pennsylvania, Georgia and Wisconsin.

    To what ends will those in power right now go to retain their power and thwart what is apparently on the way and further install what plainly appears to be an organized agenda?

    How far will they go? How will they attempt to abuse their political power in order to retain it? How far behind the curve are we all actually?

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