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10   HeadSet   2022 Jul 27, 12:32pm  

stereotomy says

my systolic hit over 150.

Must have been quite a hot nurse that put the cuff on.
11   stereotomy   2022 Jul 27, 1:07pm  

HeadSet says

stereotomy says


my systolic hit over 150.

Must have been quite a hot nurse that put the cuff on.

No, it was pure rage. The first nurse was a 40 something fatty. The NP was a natural blonde late 20's - I'd rate 7/10. I think she got butt hurt when I talked about all those 7 year olds dropping dead from the clot shot.
12   stereotomy   2022 Jul 27, 1:09pm  

richwicks says


I never respected doctors too much. They are glorified mechanics.

A man after my own heart. Most doctors are just that, meat mechanics.

The Pareto Rule governs all professions. 80% of people you encounter are incompetent at what they do. I am so pleasantly surprised when I encounter a competent person.
13   HeadSet   2022 Jul 27, 1:17pm  

stereotomy says


NP was a natural blonde late 20's - I'd rate 7/10. I think she got butt hurt when I talked about all those 7 year olds dropping dead from the clot shot.

It would be much better to have a 7/10 blonde butt hurt from taking her on a date.
14   Patrick   2022 Aug 12, 10:05pm  

https://nakedemperor.substack.com/p/bmj-opinion-from-former-editor-time/comments


BMJ Opinion from former Editor - Time to assume that health research is fraudulent until proven otherwise?

Health research is based on trust. Health professionals and journal editors reading the results of a clinical trial assume that the trial happened and that the results were honestly reported. But about 20% of the time, said Ben Mol, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Monash Health, they would be wrong. As I’ve been concerned about research fraud for 40 years, I wasn’t that surprised as many would be by this figure, but it led me to think that the time may have come to stop assuming that research actually happened and is honestly reported, and assume that the research is fraudulent until there is some evidence to support it having happened and been honestly reported. ...

Others have found similar results, and Mol’s best guess is that about 20% of trials are false. Very few of these papers are retracted. ...

We have now reached a point where those doing systematic reviews must start by assuming that a study is fraudulent until they can have some evidence to the contrary.
15   tomtomtom   2022 Aug 12, 10:23pm  

Here is where some sciences are discussed: https://arxiv.org/

Nothing you hear on the news is science or related to it. The journalists are clueless and often misleading when it comes to reporting event non-political scientific results.
16   komputodo   2022 Aug 12, 11:08pm  

stereotomy says


They had to take my blood pressure twice because the first time I was thinking about the collateral damage from the clusterfuck that is the clot shot, and my systolic hit over 150.

or just simple White coat syndrome, which people sometimes call white coat hypertension, is when a person develops high blood pressure, or hypertension, when they are around doctors, who often wear white coats. Some people who usually have normal blood pressure find that it spikes when the doctor takes a measurement. I get that because i think of it as a competition and get a little nervous...Just like the first tee in a golf tourney. I remember my friend jerry talking about the hearing tests in elementary school. He'd be concentrating hard because he wanted the tester to say that he had "SUPER HEARING" like Superman. I did that too
17   komputodo   2022 Aug 12, 11:10pm  

HeadSet says

Must have been quite a hot nurse that put the cuff on.

Anyone ever notice that the hotter the nurse is, the less pain you feel?
18   komputodo   2022 Aug 12, 11:17pm  

Researchers at Penn Medicine say findings underscore the need for increased out-of-office blood pressure monitoring. People with Untreated “White Coat Hypertension” Twice as Likely to Die from Heart Disease.

Or just stay away from assholes in white coats with blood pressure testers.
19   Patrick   2022 Aug 15, 1:20pm  

https://tobyrogers.substack.com/p/thinking-points-august-15-2022


Martin Kulldorff
@MartinKulldorff
During the 16th century reformation, many lay people understood the bible better than most priests.

During the 21st century pandemic, many lay people understood science better than most scientists.

Long terms implications will be equally profound.
August 10th 2022



21   Patrick   2022 Aug 21, 11:45am  


Ezra Levant 🍁🚛
@ezralevant
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Nobel laureate Richard Feynman said science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts. A scientist never trusts anything without testing it. What you really want is obedience to ruling elites who want to be above criticism. Maybe start by not calling critics “stupid”




23   Patrick   2022 Oct 3, 6:07pm  

https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/forget-being-the-science-apparently?publication_id=323914&post_id=76294669&isFreemail=true


forget "being the science," apparently the UN now claims to OWN it
more adventures in "saying the quiet part out loud"




... had i posted a quote from an unknown speaker that stated:

“we own the science and we think that the world should know it…”
how many of you would have presumed that it MUST be over the top pastiche and that no one would possibly mistake for a sincere position on a topic?

because this is no joke. those are her precise words. please give her a listen. it’s amazing how much quiet part you can say out loud in 42 seconds.
24   EBGuy   2022 Oct 3, 6:17pm  

1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility
More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, and more than half have failed to reproduce their own experiments. Those are some of the telling figures that emerged from Nature's survey of 1,576 researchers who took a brief online questionnaire on reproducibility in research.
The data reveal sometimes-contradictory attitudes towards reproducibility. Although 52% of those surveyed agree that there is a significant 'crisis' of reproducibility, less than 31% think that failure to reproduce published results means that the result is probably wrong, and most say that they still trust the published literature.
28   richwicks   2022 Oct 11, 8:55pm  

EBGuy says

1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility
More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, and more than half have failed to reproduce their own experiments. Those are some of the telling figures that emerged from Nature's survey of 1,576 researchers who took a brief online questionnaire on reproducibility in research.
The data reveal sometimes-contradictory attitudes towards reproducibility. Although 52% of those surveyed agree that there is a significant 'crisis' of reproducibility, less than 31% think that failure to reproduce published results means that the result is probably wrong, and most say that they still trust the published literature.



I think this only applies in psychology and other "soft" "sciences". In hard science, at least when I was in college, there was nothing more delightful to a researcher or graduate student to prove a paper was incorrect.
37   Patrick   2022 Nov 18, 7:23pm  

https://nitter.pussthecat.org/Not_the_Bee/status/1593027147907878912


ZUBY:
@ZubyMusic
Nov 16
What was the silliest, least scientific 'pandemic' policy?


Tons of good answers.



41   Patrick   2022 Nov 27, 5:05pm  

https://tobyrogers.substack.com/p/thinking-points-november-27-2022


The U.S. government is engaged in genocide.

Most academics are required to raise a large portion of their salary through government and corporate “grants”.

Any academic who questions the genocide will not be funded by the government or corporate sector.

Therefore no academics question the genocide — and if they do they’ll be fired.

That’s how the academic world arrives at consensus these days.
42   Patrick   2022 Dec 4, 3:43pm  

https://tobyrogers.substack.com/p/thinking-points-december-2-2022


The wholesale assault on science, by many on the political left, over the last several years, is astonishing. They seem to believe that:

• mercury and aluminum are magically transmogrified from known neurotoxins into beneficial vitamins when injected into children;

• biological sex is socially constructed and chromosomes are a vast right wing conspiracy theory; and that

• genetically modified mRNA shots, that have never worked in humans, suddenly became “safe and effective” because of the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
44   Bd6r   2022 Dec 4, 5:10pm  

Patrick says

Therefore no academics question the genocide — and if they do they’ll be fired.

That’s how the academic world arrives at consensus these days.

Not correct. There are plenty academics questioning the narrative, remember the Barrington declaration. The nonconformists are simply ignored, even though they are more competent and more accomplished than fauxci style idiots.

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