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Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Overview: nuclear scientists as assassination targets – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The disadvantages of assassinating nuclear scientists are many, including the possibility that assassinations will inspire retaliation, reduce the likelihood of a diplomatic solution, and increase the difficulties international regulators face in monitoring a covert nuclear program. In the abstract, moral … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal Editor: ‘Medical-Political Complex’ Is Corrupt and Suppressing Science

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
Dr. Kamran Abbasi is the executive editor of the prestigious British Medical Journal, editor of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, and a consultant editor for PLOS Medicine. He is editor of the…

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COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Widespread, Even Among Health Professionals

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
  By  Jeremy Loffredo Public health groups, including the World Health Organization, are making a concerted effort to reduce COVID vaccine hesitancy, as many medical professionals and minority groups remain doubtful about safety…

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“Bloody Sunday” in the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection

Originally posted on Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection:
Blue icons – operations carried out. Yellow icons – planned/unsuccessful operations Extracts from James Bird’s sworn statement in support of his military service pension application. Introduction: The coordinated operation to attack suspected…

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Leading COVID Vaccine Candidates Plagued by Safety Concerns

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
  Unproven technologies, unsafe ingredients and inadequate testing — fortunately, current law prohibits mandating unlicensed vaccines approved for “emergency use.” By Alix Mayer, MBA The Defender “It works!” trumpeted the normally stoic Nature…

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Media Multitasking Is Ruining Our Memory. Can We Fix It?

Remembering something is a complicated problem for the brain. First, you have to encode the memory into your neural networks; then it has to stick around. Source: Media Multitasking Is Ruining Our Memory. Can We Fix It?

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A day in the Life … during Ireland’s second Lockdown introduced Midnight 23rd October 2020: COVID-19 has its stranglehold on the people of the global landmass; it is a virus that has the potential to kill especially those who are elderly or vulnerable to medical conditions. It is essential for all people to change their behaviours; these behaviours have centuries of history behind them; they are basic; we have no vaccine yet.

Groundhog day life: it is worth a thought that there are people who live Groundhog day because they were born with a disability, have sustained a long term brain injury, those who have lived their lives and are now elderly, … Continue reading

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Keep your mask on: Why a coronavirus vaccine won’t be the panacea many hope for – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

We all want the pandemic to end. Many of us are are hoping a coronavirus vaccine becomes available soon. But will a vaccine development process that many believe has been politicized and some fear is being rushed deliver a safe … Continue reading

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Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

Estonia has digitized 99 percent of its public services and persistently achieves one of the highest ratings of trust in government in the EU. Source: Estonia Is a ‘Digital Republic’—What That Means and Why It May Be Everyone’s Future

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COVID-19: Intention was to write essays. Gathered data, too much, too manic, then came fear as I read the Harvard notes on how to write an essay. After the last recession 2009; I wrote most days on WordPress. Time is now and I will continue to write in the way I know best, without having to conform …

11th October, 2020 The Qualifier is the essay to me is about perfection and it is perfection that creates the massive anxiety disorder which causes mental collapse. Every day I start the day by looking for a quotation which engages … Continue reading

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