Blinded by Science

Blinded by Science by Michael Braunstein Hey, I may be wrong about this. I can’t prove it but I think science has left the barn. You see, when I was in school, (just a few brief decades ago,) I was taught that science was pretty much based on stuff you could prove. If you did […]

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Can You Handle Corona Truth?

Can You Handle Corona Truth? by Michael Braunstein Well, okay, I’ll be, uh, truthful. My dad always used to say, “Son, if you come across a man on the road and he says he’s searching for truth, feel free to follow him along. But if you meet a man who says he’s found the truth, […]

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Medically Induced Coma

Medically Induced Coma: Pandemic of Fear by Michael Braunstein Don’t look now, but the guy driving the bus is wearing a white coat and has a stethoscope draped around his neck. And we’ve been hypnotized to believe he should be in charge. During the economic disaster of 2008, when thousands of businesses were going under, […]

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Out of Touch?

Out of Touch by Michael Braunstein Can someone please tell me why it isn’t called “anti-social distancing”? There is nothing that feels more unnatural than constant awareness of staying distant from other human beings. Yet that is the cloak of consciousness we have wrapped ourselves in during this strangest of historical years, 2020. Since the […]

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WuFlu 2020: Hindsight

WuFlu 2020: Hindsight by Michael Braunstein Yeah, well, that was something. So far, this year has been three or four months of total insanity, a spring like no other. We don’t yet know how it will look when it’s finally in our rear view mirror. We can, however, reflect on the realities to date. Lockstep […]

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Earth Day at Fifty:

Earth Day at Fifty: Gaia Reacts by Michael Braunstein This Covid-19 virus thing? What if Earth has realized it is running a temperature, that it’s become infected and has become overwhelmed by toxins? What if Earth has identified the source as human behavior and now is doing something about it? Full disclosure: I’m a geezer. […]

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Unlearn

Unlearning Starts Here by Michael Braunstein When we are born, we don’t know much about the world. And that’s a good thing. Though we have intelligence, consciousness, a mind — our awareness for the first several years is based on internal guidance. As our body grows, our sensorium expands, we begin to form a mental […]

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Come What? May?

Come What!? May? by Michael Braunstein Ride it. Don’t fight it. So now, in the strangest spring of our lifetimes, just to make it stranger, we are told to remain strangers until at least May. Let us remember that the axiom, “survival of the fittest,” is false. For it is not the fittest that survive. […]

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Fear is but a Phantom

Fear is but a Phantom by Michael Braunstein There is no time like the present, the saying goes. It takes on a whole new meaning in March of 2020. The entire world is now joined in a technological consciousness that allows us to share our thoughts and observations in real time. That’s a lot of […]

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