Hope is an integral part of human life. It is especially important in the daily lives of Christians and Jews. For them, it is a biblical concept that sustains a longing for a return to original creation amid a fallen world. In scientific endeavors, hope is important in initiating questions and sustaining them through long years of observations and testing. It is a hope for a better treatment or a more profound understanding of a phenomenon that drives many in our field to commit time, treasure, and talent to scientific inquiry.
Importantly, hope for a solution or answer is separate from finding and proclaiming one. In science, when hope is revealed as truth the actual product is distrust.
Today, we will discuss the house testimony that was given by Deborah Birx to Jim Jordan this past week. While thankful for her honesty during this questioning, the damage that was done to our profession and institution during the past two years for promoting hope as truth is hard to calculate.
Science, and specifically the practice of medicine, requires discourse. Discourse includes many forms, from lively debates on opposing hypotheses to collaboration and sharing of ideas. This past weekend at the FLCCC Inaugural Educational Conference of Spike Induced Diseases (https://covid19criticalcare.com/flccc-educational-conference-october-15-2022/), collaboration, mutual respect, and knowledge sharing were the foundation of the event.
As the information comes to light about just what happened in the early months of 2020, the real power brokers are starting to reveal the inner dysfunction and disputes. A recent interview with Dr. Robert Redfield revealed that he was unaware of all that was happening until the freedom of information act (FOIA) showed the emails and communications between Anthony Fauci and Francis Collins in the critical days of January and February of 2020.