The Hedonist's Guide to Ageing. Retired chef, perfumer & heterodox autodidact. Writing on healthy indulgence for lifelong joy & vitality. smartine.substack.com

Joined June 2021
Understand money by reading this thread.
How does money, the most important and prominent institution in our society that dominates our daily lives, actually work? Something like this:
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“This risk is sufficiently obscured in clinical trial protocols and consent forms for ongoing COVID-19 vaccine trials that adequate patient comprehension of this risk is unlikely to occur, obviating truly informed consent by subjects in these trials.”
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AG Garland has a dangerously limited view of First Amendment protections. Hardly surprising because he has reflexively sided with government and law enforcement in criminal cases and on civil liberties matters like unwarranted searches, due process, and civil asset forfeiture.
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Smart ways to protest. Dozens of people go into supermarket that is bowing to the tyranny. Take full trolleys to the tills. Then walk out. #France 🇫🇷 Vive la révolution
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Tyranny always comes at you in the disguise of concern for your well being
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Replying to @JenniferSey
I encourage all parents of school age parents to randomly show up at their school. Sign in and go sit in the back of the classroom. It’s your right to do so.
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I watched the FDA advisory meeting today on 5-11💉 and heard three important points we probably won’t hear in media headlines: 1. Experts are not sure whether, and to what extent, 💉 prevents transmission.
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Any society that uses children to shield adults from harm has entirely lost its moral bearings.
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Science is not using "respectable sources". Science is using all available information. Respectability is deference to authority, literally the exact opposite of a scientific mindset. Here, take it from a nobel prize winner:
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This is a malicious violation of parents' 1A rights. The prohibition on what the school board did is established in law: Ison v. Madison Local... (6th Cir. 2021). Parents should sue board members individually & get punitive damages which board members can't be indemnified for.
Outrageous: Minnesota school board prohibits parents from criticizing individual school officials and forces public commenters to reveal their home address—exposing them to potential harassment and property damage.
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The ultimate end of this technics is to displace life, or rather, to transfer the attributes of life to the machine and the mechanical collective, allowing only so much of the organism to remain as may be controlled and manipulated. Lewis Mumford
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Easily the most psychopathic thing I've seen yet from the Mayo Clinic. There's no prevention for myocarditis, but you can help yourself by getting the myocarditis shot.
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I’m crying. Oh my God, please help us. This is a f-ing nightmare and it won’t end.
Replying to @disclosetv
MORE - Dr. Ruben on the FDA panel: "We're never gonna learn about how safe the vaccine is until we start giving it. That's the way it goes."
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This entire FDA panel should be imprisoned for crimes against humanity.
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There's incredible energy in America, lots of people with hustle and grit. But we've encouraged that hustle and grit to go to things like crypto and speculation instead of fundamentally productive activities. And China knows it.
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