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Business, Science Critiques

Fully vaccinated? To wear a face mask or not. We can rely upon scientific evidence. The evidence seems to depend upon where you live.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the USA stated on Thursday (13 May 2021) that masks and social distancing are no longer necessary for people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Continue reading 



Why do some of our precious performing artists, singers, dancers and actors, have to go through so much suffering?

Gwyneth Paltrow, who won an Oscar in 1998 as best actress of the year, said this month (May 2021) she had gone “totally off the rails” during the pandemic drinking whisky to get through quarantine.

“I was drinking seven nights a week and making pasta and eating bread,” she told the press. Continue reading 



Those who are vaccinated and those who decline a vaccination need to unite

 I support vaccinations but there seems to be a growing intolerance of those of us who decline the jab and a similar intolerance to those who opt for the jab.

The vaccinated majority and the unvaccinated minority need to join together to tackle the sickness in the way of life that led to the growing spread of pandemics of which Covid-19 and its variant/mutations are the latest and most virulent expression so far. Continue reading 



The Human Toll of Vaccination Certificates. A Buddhist Perspective

Is the British government pursuing a policy which will demand that all citizens carry a Covid-19 free vaccination certificate or App or to show exemption? What does it mean for people of faith? What are the social implications? Continue reading 



Covid-19. We might think it will be all over soon. Perhaps the contagion has barely started. Who knows?

You may feel tired of reading, listening, watching and talking about issues related to the global pandemic.

Listen within. Respect your inner response. Please do not read anything below if it feels like it would be more information to absorb. Sense the aliveness of the day and connect with it – indoors, outdoors or both. I take breaks from Covid, Covid, Covid – despite regular expressions of concern.

Do the same. Take a break as much as possible from the Covid world. Find ways for renewal. Some of you engage in full time service to resolving the suffering around Covid-19. Please remember to connect with life outside the virus.

Don’t hesitate to skip the following.  There are straightforward concerns and questions. The critique does not contain the feel good factor. The last short section might serve as a reminder in daily life about priorities.

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