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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 20 May 22

My friend Lu and I were both confined to our apartments to be quarantined on 18 March 2022. I had been infected with coronavirus. Lu hadn’t. I was allowed to… View Post The post House Arrest: The Draconian Lockdowns of Shanghai appeared first on Areo.

My friend Lu and I were both confined to our apartments to be quarantined on 18 March 2022. I had been infected with coronavirus. Lu hadn’t. I was allowed to… View Post The post House Arrest: The Draconian Lockdowns of Shanghai appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 Mar 22

In the latest episode of our podcast, Two for Tea, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to epidemiologist, sociologist and doctor Nicholas Christakis about what he calls “the end of the beginning” of… View Post The post Living Through the Plague: A Conversation with Nicholas Christakis appeared first on Areo.

In the latest episode of our podcast, Two for Tea, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to epidemiologist, sociologist and doctor Nicholas Christakis about what he calls “the end of the beginning” of… View Post The post Living Through the Plague: A Conversation with Nicholas Christakis appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Aug 21

This article was written by Ed Prideaux (Twitter: @EdPrideaux) in collaboration with David Fuller.https://medium.com/media/d0db26995fc063ffb2f9de825455a7b1/hrefFor the last few months, there has been mounting controversy around claims that the anti-parasite drug ivermectin could be a highly effective treatment and prophylactic (prevention) for COVID-19. But has the case for the drug been hijacked and infiltrated by anti-vaccine sceptics?This is the view of Dr Eric Osgood MD, who until a few days ago was part of the main advocacy group for ivermectin, the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC). In an interview with Rebel Wisdom, Osgood expressed deep regret that his advocacy for the …

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This article was written by Ed Prideaux (Twitter: @EdPrideaux) in collaboration with David Fuller.https://medium.com/media/d0db26995fc063ffb2f9de825455a7b1/hrefFor the last few months, there has been mounting controversy around claims that the anti-parasite drug ivermectin could be a highly effective treatment and prophylactic (prevention) for COVID-19. But has the case for the drug been hijacked and infiltrated by anti-vaccine sceptics?This is the view of Dr Eric …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 12 Aug 21

This article is a detailed investigation of the claims made around ivermectin and vaccine safety by Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying, and their guests on the Dark Horse podcast. It is an attempt at a new and different form of journalistic inquiry.Rebel Wisdom is principally focused on the difficulty of making sense of the world and finding truth — or ‘Sensemaking’. This is a long piece that was principally put together by Rebel Wisdom media channel founder David Fuller (former Channel 4 & BBC journalist), through original research and contextual conversations with multiple medical professionals, data analysts and others — some on, and some off …

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This article is a detailed investigation of the claims made around ivermectin and vaccine safety by Bret Weinstein, Heather Heying, and their guests on the Dark Horse podcast. It is an attempt at a new and different form of journalistic inquiry.Rebel Wisdom is principally focused on the difficulty of making sense of the world and finding truth — or ‘Sensemaking’. This is …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Jul 21

Ivermectin — For and Against, Briefing Documenthttps://medium.com/media/647970790c95ac86ebad1b9f06cf67b6/hrefThis is a document to go alongside our new film, “Ivermectin for and against” (left). It was largely researched and written by Ed Prideaux.Over the last few weeks, as the noise around the lab leak hypothesis, vaccines and Ivermectin has grown louder in our part of the Information Landscape, Rebel Wisdom has been hard-at-work in logging, tackling and making sense of several key claims of its threats and origins, with a particular focus on the ways these claims have divided and fractured our information ecology.Last month, we prepared a detailed briefing book on the lab leak: the …

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Ivermectin — For and Against, Briefing Documenthttps://medium.com/media/647970790c95ac86ebad1b9f06cf67b6/hrefThis is a document to go alongside our new film, “Ivermectin for and against” (left). It was largely researched and written by Ed Prideaux.Over the last few weeks, as the noise around the lab leak hypothesis, vaccines and Ivermectin has grown louder in our part of the Information Landscape, Rebel Wisdom has been hard-at-work in logging, tackling …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how can we best emerge with our societies — and our minds — intact?Stanislav Grof, a Czech psychiatrist and early pioneer of psychedelic therapy, suggests that drugs like LSD act as ‘non-specific amplifiers’ of experience: undiscriminating catalysts for the light and shadow embedded in our …

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https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Jul 20

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how can we best emerge with our societies — and our minds — intact?Stanislav Grof, a Czech psychiatrist and early pioneer of psychedelic therapy, suggests that drugs like LSD act as ‘non-specific amplifiers’ of experience: undiscriminating catalysts for the light and shadow embedded in our …

Our Shared Pandemic Psychedelic Trip, with Erik Davis Read More »

https://medium.com/media/372093558bee456ecdd7dc7d7cd8938c/hrefThe pandemic has ramped up the intensity of our experience, as it stress tests individuals and societies. What began as a question of disease and quarantine, has since become a truly generational shock to the system. Major institutions and social structures are under question. Complacency and ‘normality’ are in the dock. Amid all the chaos of this altered state, how …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 May 20

the Traversing the Underworld: What Myth Can Teach us During the PandemicConversations with Zak Stein, Stephen Jenkinson & Charlotte Du CannWhat sustains us, beyond the sun and soil? How deep do our roots reach into the unseen places that tether us to the world? These questions arise when reality as we know it ends and we’re plunged into a new world. A land both foreign and familiar, pregnant with potential and aching with tragedy.For the last month, Rebel Wisdom has been featuring some of the brightest minds making sense of the pandemic. Many of them are systems theorists who have given invaluable insights …

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the Traversing the Underworld: What Myth Can Teach us During the PandemicConversations with Zak Stein, Stephen Jenkinson & Charlotte Du CannWhat sustains us, beyond the sun and soil? How deep do our roots reach into the unseen places that tether us to the world? These questions arise when reality as we know it ends and we’re plunged into a new world. A …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 May 20

the Traversing the Underworld: What Myth Can Teach us During the PandemicConversations with Zak Stein, Stephen Jenkinson & Charlotte Du CannWhat sustains us, beyond the sun and soil? How deep do our roots reach into the unseen places that tether us to the world? These questions arise when reality as we know it ends and we’re plunged into a new world. A land both foreign and familiar, pregnant with potential and aching with tragedy.For the last month, Rebel Wisdom has been featuring some of the brightest minds making sense of the pandemic. Many of them are systems theorists who have given invaluable insights …

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the Traversing the Underworld: What Myth Can Teach us During the PandemicConversations with Zak Stein, Stephen Jenkinson & Charlotte Du CannWhat sustains us, beyond the sun and soil? How deep do our roots reach into the unseen places that tether us to the world? These questions arise when reality as we know it ends and we’re plunged into a new world. A …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 20

I’ve been following the unfolding COVID-19 developments since late January, when a friend alerted me to what was happening in Wuhan, China.Since then, I’ve been doing a lot of research to understand the possible scenarios and outcomes of this situation.I recently did two live streams on Future Thinkers with my partner Mike talking about some of these effects.Here is the first one:https://medium.com/media/41b0032d6209d335dc1c411a0dfd72a0/hrefAnd the second one:https://medium.com/media/16e8d896e16626b4e3aab5a78e075339/hrefIn the meantime, I wanted to share a primer with some basic information.All the info in this article is provisional and likely to change as more data becomes available.COVID-19 is a new disease. We don’t have immunity to the virus, …

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I’ve been following the unfolding COVID-19 developments since late January, when a friend alerted me to what was happening in Wuhan, China.Since then, I’ve been doing a lot of research to understand the possible scenarios and outcomes of this situation.I recently did two live streams on Future Thinkers with my partner Mike talking about some of these effects.Here is the first one:https://medium.com/media/41b0032d6209d335dc1c411a0dfd72a0/hrefAnd the …

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