The simplest lies are the most effective.

Just give us two weeks to flatten the curve.

And with that phrase the American people were led down the path to submission. Once that simple lie was accepted, the ones that followed could be made more complex and harder to question.

Your…


Unbinding the Spells

Why is it so difficult to find the words? I keep searching for that Abracadabra phase that I can use to break people out of the spell of stupefication that holds sway over them.

I’ve done my best to present the “Science” but to no avail. I’ve…


We live in a brave new world where expert opinion and the edicts of authority now dominate our everyday lives. We are told that “the science says” and that leads us to this place where our activities are constrained for the sake of safety and public health. Individualism and liberty…


The time is upon us. A COVID-19 vaccine will soon be made available to “protect you” from the scourge of SARS-CoV-2. What will you do, when it is offered? …


Time For a Practical Plan

The plan to mitigate the spread of SARS CoV-2 is not working. The people of Nevada have been doing what they’ve been told. What is going wrong? More mask wear correlates with higher rates of infection. The Governor tells us it’s because of too much…


Science Says

It’s funny how the further I travel my path in life, the more convinced I am that the important lessons are learned in the early years. Who remembers the game “Simon Says”? …


Un-Cage the Animal

Free-living humans are not to be locked up. What has happened in our society for the last three months has been a demonstration of the limits of control that authoritarians are able to exert upon those they see as animals.

It’s for your safety, we need to…


In a World of Magical Thinking

The people in my community have gone to a very strange place. Fear has led to actions that don’t make sense. But beyond that, my community has come to a point of performing rituals that make life much harder for everyone. We’re used to…


First, Ask Good Questions

Science is based on skepticism. Beware of the person, who presents himself wearing the mantle of scientist, who then goes on to convince you that he has all the answers. Somehow, within the last decade or so, a term has been infiltrated into public discussions and…


As we stumble into the end of the winter of our discontent, this April 2020, I am at the point of feeling rather dejected as I follow the media, listen to the experts and authorities. …

Troy Ross

A Preventive Medicine physician, committed to improving the health of his family and community.

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