Four noble truths to see us through to the other side

Will you take your dose of truth in red or blue?
  1. “We need a Republican party.” — Joe Biden

I don’t agree that we specifically need the Republican party, but I know we need a right wing. This is an important lesson for everyone, no matter what side of the aisle you tend to vote for. The American political system is based on the idea that there are political poles, much like two sides of a magnet. The positive end cannot exist without the negative end. You can cut off the negative end, but the pole that replaces the negative…

Today marks 77 years since the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, a pivotal point in the history of the Holocaust in which Jews and other victimized people took a stand against the horrors and atrocities that were being committed against them.

This past year has seen a marked increase in antisemitic attacks in the US, something that’s easy to forget while the world sits captivated watching the spread of the first real pandemic in 100 years. …

My whole adult life I struggled with anxiety. I experienced it here and there as a teenager, but it came into full force when I was in my early twenties. And once it announced its presence in my life, it didn’t seem to have any intention of leaving. Accompanying my anxiety, was the shadow of depression. But it was anxiety that crippled me.

In college I had moments of nausea during which I felt like I was on the verge of throwing up. They began seemingly out of the blue, completely untriggered. I went to see the doctor. …

Nina Jones Rabinowitz

Nina is an epidemiology student who writes about scientific heterodoxy. Her superpower is curiosity. Read her book Triumph by Trepanation

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