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    Farmers are protesting in India because they have concerns about corporate exploitation. The Indian government is suggesting these protests have been 'hijacked' and used by those who wish to smear the current government and destabilize it.

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    Why is it so hard to find out what's really happening when it comes to geopolitics? Why are we so divided on so many issues? What's really going on here?

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In the title I put the term “conspiracies” in quotes because many times, as many of you reading this already know, many “conspiracies” are not actually conspiracies. That being said some are, but the term is used today, especially by mainstream media, to ridicule information and evidence that doesn’t fit within the framework of accepted knowledge or what seems to be getting the most attention. I recently published an article titled “India Shuts Down Internet Around New Delhi As The Corporate Takeover of Food Continues.” After doing so I came across another perspective that I did not include in that article.

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In this article I am attempting to put a decent amount of information within it to give readers an idea as to why so much controversy is currently surrounding this issue. This, to me, is unfortunate and a common theme on planet Earth. It seems it’s so hard to tell what’s really going on, especially when multiple governments in many ways have become puppets for major corporations and the major financial institutions that sit above them. Our perception with regards to these events in my opinion, in many ways, always seem to be heavily manipulated and thus more division is created among people.

The farmer protests are a good thing, in my opinion, and concerns about corporate exploitation need to be addressed. That being said, there is another perspective. What’s right and wrong doesn’t really matter. Handling it with peace and dialogue is what matters. Why can’t this be done? What is going on? It has come to my attention that others may be benefiting, that do not represent these farmers at all, by turning this into a religious fight for ulterior motives when it has nothing at all to do with that. Have rogue groups infiltrated these protests?

Why Are Farmers Protesting? Farmers are protesting three bills created by the Indian government known as the “Farm Bills.” Ever since they were approved, mass outrage has ensued coming from people within the agricultural sector. For decades, the Indian government has given farmers guaranteed prices for certain crops, but the new laws allow farmers to sell their goods to anybody for any price, giving them more freedom to sell directly to buyers as well as other states. Right now, most farmers sell the majority of their produce at government-controlled markets (referred to as mandis) for an assured price called the Minimum Support Price (MSP). They’re worried that the changes will lead to the government removing MSP, leaving farmers in a difficult position. This concern, however, has been addressed by the government, they’ve told the farmers that they will still have this option and that’s one of many reasons why many don’t understand why these farmers are upset. It’s also come to my attention that not all farmers are upset and feel that these types, and many other reforms, are needed with regards to farming in India.

These markets (mandis) are run by farmers and large landowners, they are the “middle” men that deal with storage, transport, etc. You can read more about these “middle men” here as they are also worried that they will lose their livelihoods due to these new reforms.

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So, on paper, these bills give the farmers an option of selling outside this “mandi” system if they would like. But the farmers are upset because they believe this will mark the end of the mandi system and assured prices, although the government, again, seems to have made it quite clear that this current system will stay in place. But can the government be trusted?

Farmers who are protesting believe the new reforms leave them open to exploitation as the bills allow private business to come into the equation and potentially exploit farmers. They are worried that if they are not satisfied with the price offered by a private buyer, they cannot return to the mandi system. They feel that at first these private players will come in and offer better prices, thus driving the mandis away and then after a few years the farmers will be subjected to exploitation, with no other option. They are worried that the “middle men” will be put out of business, even with the government’s promise that the mandi system will remain. While farmers could sell crops at elevated prices if the demand is there, conversely, they could struggle to meet the minimum price in years when there is too much supply in the market.

“This is a death warrant for small and marginalised farmers. This is aimed at destroying them by handing over agriculture and market to the big corporates. They want to snatch away our land. But we will not let them do this,” Sukhdev Singh Kokri, a farmer, told BBC Punjabi.

The protests have been the strongest in Punjab and the neighbouring Haryana state. There are reports that claim it’s the largest protest in history.

On the other side of the coin, I have received many messages from people in India claiming that there are protests supporting these new laws, that farmers will prosper more under these reforms and that they do nothing but good for farmers. People are quite polarized on this issue it seems. I don’t know much about it. Sadhguru, a prominent spiritual “leader” recently shared that he does not know “exactly what is it that’s upsetting the farmers.” He stated that many farmers he’s talked to in Haryana are not bothered by the reforms at all. This is interesting, as I’ve come across many people in India who feel this way. What seems suspicious is that, as usual, we are only getting one side and perspective from the mainstream media, which should, in my opinion, always raise a red flag.

Bob Blackman, a conservative party MP from the United Kingdom, has offered support to India’s farm laws, as have many others around the world. In a tweet, Blackman also posted a “blithering idiot’s guide to India’s agri reforms.” His wording could have been different, but it’s quite informative to offer the perspective we are not hearing about.

Both sides seem to be completely ridiculing one another, which is quite unfortunate.

That being said, big corporate influence in India with regards to farming and food is nothing new and this is very important to emphasize. To read and learn more about that, I suggest you read a recent article written by Dr. Vandana Shiva titled, “Indian farmers’ 30 year struggle against corporate globalisation and 40 year struggle against the green revolution.” Her books are also a great resources documenting the takeover of seed and the immoral and unethical actions of big corporations, like Monsanto, in India and all over the world.  Tens and thousands of farmers in India have committed suicide as a recent of this corporate takeover of agriculture. It’s not surprising at all why so many farmers would be against any type of multinational corporate involvement. There is a bad history in India, and many other countries with regards to this. President Modi has welcomed big agribusiness into India, and the GMOs and pesticides that come with them.

I reached out to multiple friends on Instagram who are in India, I am receiving many conflicting stories and viewpoints, but for the most part the viewpoint represented below seems to be one that’s receiving no attention in the west, so I thought I would share it. There are farmers who are very concerned, there’s no doubt about that and they have been peacefully protesting, but, according to one of my contacts in India who wishes to remain anonymous:

If you ask me, there are no absolutes in this protest and there is an element of misinformation surrounding the farm laws, not to mention labour reforms (That no one is talking about). Punjab happens to have a greater number of the most wealthiest of farmers India with a vibrant community that contributes most to agriculture and the Armed forces. Average land holdings of a farmer in Punjab happens to be 17 acres as opposed to 1-2 acres for the rest of India. The disparity within agriculture is staggering and full respects have to be paid to the Punjabis for holding up the mantle and sticking it to the man! The virtue of being the only lobby of farmers having the might and stamina to carry on a protest of this nature.

Having said that, I personally  think the laws will benefit the country and farmers as a whole. They may believe the fight is against a corporate takeover, but the truth is they will remain enslaved in debt within the “Arithiyas” or middlemen system, depriving themselves of a free market economy. This will let them sell to anyone in the world without having ever to go to a ‘Mandi’. India a far cry from developed nations where cold chains, cold storages and easy logistics are taken for granted. The very same happened with dairy farmers after AMUL took wings as a decentralised corporate entity but today it has empowered and uplifted many. The very politicians who are supporting the protests are seen fanning fires.They are also the ones that started formulating the very same reforms during their tenures.

Ironic is it not? Well this is the nature of dissent in India, Nothing is as it seems and it always looks like both parties in a brawl are right in some way. I can’t comment beyond  beyond a point being unable to put myself in the shoes of a Punjabi farmer. But all I know is, down south where I am from farmers can’t even afford to protest for even a day or they lose pay. There are no easy answers here. Hopefully, everyone  is better off after this whole movement. The farmers and the mouths they feed!

Outside Influence? Deception? Below is a statement recently released by the Indian government. They claim that “vested interests groups” are trying to “enforce” these agendas on these protests, and derail them. They are not denying that these protests are happening, and that some farmers are very concerned and worried, but they are claiming that outside influence and perhaps “actors” have infiltrated the peaceful protests to turn them violent in a possible attempt to destabilize the government and make them look like terrible people. If this is true, this does not bode well for either side, the protestors or the government and you would think that both sides would be united in not welcoming this “infiltration.” They (the government) claim that “a very small” group of farmers in certain regions do have concerns and that they are willing to work with them in a peaceful manner.

On the other hand, I’ve had videos and information sent to me from people on the scene claiming that the Indian government has hired people to provoke violence, making it look like peaceful protests are violent so the police and government can use violence as an excuse to shut down the protests and stop the movement. There are reports of human rights abuses and more. The United Nations recently gave heat to this allegation.  Again, I don’t know what to believe at this point.

Dr. Prabhjot Singh uses the “Black Cats” as an example. According to one of his recent Instagram posts, “The Indian government faced strong opposition from Sikhs in the time period between the mid 1970’s to mid-1990’s. To counter this, they set up a covert operation nicknamed “Black Cats.” The Indian government would hire individuals, and wait until they could grow beards. Then they would tie turbans and the government would send them to kill groups of Hindus in buses or villages in Punjab. During these events, the Black Cats would use names of people that the Indian government wanted to eliminate. The indian media would then publicize killings of Hindus to divide religious unity, and plaint prominent Sikh figures as a terrorists..”

This, keep in mind, was a long time ago under a completely different government, but deception tactics are common place these days amongst multiple governments, so I just wanted to use it as an example as it’s one of many. The Indian government’s claim that other powerful interests have infiltrated the protests for ulterior motives is something people are curious about. In the West, people have lost trust in mainstream media so much that when they are pushing one perspective or drawing a lot of attention to something, they believe there is a lot of deception going on, or something is at least suspicious. Celebrities here are constantly used to push political agendas and narratives. In this case, we are getting only one perspective regarding the farmers protest, and that perspective is painting the current Indian government as “bad” and allowing the corporate takeover of farming continue. Again, I believe this is indeed very much the case, perhaps not quite so with this particular example (but maybe it is?), but the corporate takeover of food across the globe has been a common for a long time. The Green Revolution, for example, left farmers discontented and indebted as the result of degraded soil, and pest-ridden crops, which caused slavery and disillusionment as well as tension in the State of Punjab between the farming community and a newly centralized state taking charge of agricultural policy as well as agricultural commodities’ prices, finance and credit. Before the Green Revolution, ​ ​Punjab was the​​ land of five rivers, prosperous, ​with ​hard-working farmers​.​  By 1984 Punjab farmers were protesting against this slavery​.

“Corporations have been trying to impose free trade deregulation of Agriculture since 1990s, Freedom for corporations translates into unfreedom for farmers & consumers . Farmers income collapse , consumer prices increase polarization of prices = superprofits for corporations.” – Dr. Vandana Shiva

Is what’s happening now simply just a continuation of infiltration by corporate giants that do not have Indian farmers best interests at heart?

What about Rihanna? This idea of infiltration was amplified when Rihanna, a world famous music star, tweeted an article by CNN covering the protests saying, “Why aren’t we talking about this,” but according to a report by The Printthe music star was paid 2.5 million to put it out. Greta Thunberg has also come under fire.

The “toolkit” for protestors that was tweeted and then deleted by environmental activist Greta Thunberg, 18, to garner support for the ongoing farmers’ protest was allegedly “fed to her” as part of a “larger conspiracy to create disharmony”, sources in the security establishment told The Print. According to “sources”, Canada-based organisation Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF) played a “vital role” in “starting a global campaign”, with backing from “political leaders and activists based out of Canada.

The people that are on the radar of Indian agencies include Mo Dhaliwal, founder of the PJF and director of a PR firm named Skyrocket, Marina Patterson, who worked as a relationship manager with PR firms, Anita Lal, director of the Canada-based World Sikh Organisation, and co-founder of PJF, and Canadian parliamentarian Jagmeet Singh. According to sources, it was Skyrocket that allegedly paid $2.5 million to popstar Rihanna to tweet in support of the farmers’ protest in India. Dhaliwal, the sources said, is a Canada-based Sikh who is a “self-proclaimed Sikh separatist” and is also close to Jagmeet Singh.

There is obviously no way to verify this at all. It could very well be untrue? Who knows. When a claim is made that “according to sources” this is true, without an actual proof that’s the case it’s hard to believe. That being said, there’s also a possibility that it’s true. I simply don’t know.

Below is a recent tweet by  Saket Gokhale regarding the article sourced above, a “Transparency Activist & Investigator| Anti Fascist | Former foreign correspondent.”

The more I look into this, the more I see, as similar in the United States, so many people are completely divided in what they believe. What’s even more perplexing is that you have really good warm hearted people on both ends of the spectrum, as with so many other issues. At the end of the day, all of us want the same thing, for everyone to prosper.

Numerous stars in India have taken to twitter voicing their opinion that these protests have been infiltrated and used by powerful people to divide the country even more and destabilize the government so that the ‘powers that be’ can come in and take over for ulterior motives. For example, Indian actress Kangana Ranaut replied to Rihanna stating that:

No one is talking about it because they are not farmers they are terrorists who are trying to divide India, so that China can take over our vulnerable broken nation and make it a Chinese colony much like USA… Sit down you fool, we are not selling our nation like you dummies.

There have been many responses,  Sadhguru tweeted the following:

It is important to understand celebrity status in the world does not not give you an understanding of internal situations of a nation. India has a democratically elected govt with all the necessary systems to address its internal issues. We don’t need your help. Thank you. -Sg

“My country is proud of our farmers and knows important they are,” former Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha tweeted at Rihanna.“We don’t need an outsider poking her nose in our internal matters!”

Apparently the Indian government has launched an investigation into these rogue interests.

This, according to some messages I’ve received, has turned into some sort of religious issue which is unfortunate and unnecessary. There is a possibility here that “rogue” interests are benefiting here from turning this into a religious fight when it’s not really about that at all. It’s about farmers, their concerns and their desire for a safeguard against big corporations who they fear will exploit them. And again, I’ve received messages emphasizing that the Indian government is simply trying to do good by the famers, which may very well be true as well as discussed above. It seems obvious to many that it’s not true, and that this government is really taking advantage of farmers. It also seems to be obvious to many that that’s not the case.

So confusing looking from the outside in.

This rogue interest group may be the “Khalistan” movement according to messages I’ve received. This is a “Sikh separatist movement” that is not really welcomed within the country, by anybody, or any religion. It has no place in India according to some messages I’ve received, but I don’t know much about it but many Sikhs do not welcome it either. They desire their own land/government that is seperate from India, when most people in the country desire a united and free India.

Throughout all this conflict I find that everybody just wants to get along. This is the sentiment in the heart of most humans, and it’s what unites us all. Apparently this movement has ties with to the organizations mentioned above that supposedly paid Rihanna, and supplied Gretta with the “toolkit.” But again, these allegations remain unconfirmed.

Is this a classic attempt to create destabilization India, by powerful people, for ulterior motives? We’ve seen it many times before in various countries for many reasons. The “War on Terror” in the middle east is perhaps the best example, where Western interests funded, trained, armed and created the various terrorist organizations they claim to be fighting against.

Lt Gen H S panag, who who served in the Indian Army for 40 years, offers another perspective,

The aftermath of the 26 January violence even more disturbing. The  perpetrators were predominantly Sikhs, or certainly the more visible ones because of their unique Sikh identity. This led to perceived ‘substantiation’ of the politically inspired campaign that was started by neo-nationalists with active cooperation of pliant media since end November — to dub the farmers’ mass protest as revival of the Khalistan movement. The visuals of violence were aggressively exploited to discredit the farmers’ movement. The short-term aim of politicians and their supporters is to derail the movement, but its resonance is being felt in Punjab. It spells ominous portents for communal harmony in the state and if not checked may become the first stride towards replanting the seed of radicalism in the psyche of the Sikh community.

He goes on,

Then there is the traditional approach of the State to discredit a mass movement contesting its will by shaping public opinion through a perverse narrative assisted by its supporters and a large section of media. The agitation may be infiltrated with provocateurs or one of the dissipated groups may be sponsored/encouraged with tacit support to engineer violence and sabotage the movement itself. Finally (what we are seeing now) is crackdown by the State with full support of the shaped public opinion. The will of the State is reimposed and it is business as usual. All of the above was at play since 26 November.

This is what I mentioned earlier in the article, the idea that governments want to discredit and shutdown peaceful protests so they engineer violence. Perhaps the engineered violence was a result of the government and not foreign interests groups? I don’t know, it doesn’t seem that way according to many, and according to many others it does, but it was interesting to hear a high ranking military veteran say this.

He also states,

With respect to Punjab farmers, there were two factors that impinged on the spirit of the movement. First, Sikhs living abroad are close to their roots and actively participate in Punjab politics through donations. Every family has at least one member settled abroad. Some of these Sikhs are radicalised proponents of Khalistan, they attempt to hijack every movement of Sikhs through their proxies.

So, he sees the idea of painting these protests as a “Khalistan” movement ridiculous, it seems. But he  acknowledges their attempt to infiltrate such movements, like these farmers protests, is a very real thing.

The Takeaway:  One thing is for certain, today it’s so hard for people to really understand what is happening in our world, myself included. Big media seems to exist only to sway the perception of the masses with regards to numerous events. Truth never really seems to be the priority, and as a result people become very polarized in their beliefs which is a very easy catalyst for conflict. Furthermore, outside influence and infiltrating movements for political purposes and ulterior motives is and has been a common theme throughout history, there are numerous examples.

I’ve tried to understand what’s happening with the farmers protests the more I realize how useless our global geopolitical system has become. I’m truly sick of it, and it’s frustrating to know that the human race has the potential to move beyond these “systems” and start to at least question how this can be done. The way we do things here on planet Earth is clearly not serving us, and constantly turning to government to solve our issues doesn’t seem to be viable solution. That being said, I don’t have the answer.

At the end of the day, I would hope that everybody, be it police or protestors, regardless of what “side” one is one, that they do not succumb  to violence or hate, if this is indeed the case.  More important than truth and what we believe is happening, and this can’t be emphasized enough, is our ability to get along and love each other, to help one another, and to empathize with each other and try to understand where someone who has an opposing perspective is coming from. We cannot continue to coexist if we continue to move forward and operate from this level of consciousness. This issue should really force us to ask deeper questions about why we live the way we do on planet Earth when we have the potential to do so much better. How much longer do we want to play with and rely on a system where it’s not clear to everybody that it has humanity’s best interests at heart? Politics has become a cesspool of corruption to the point where it seems participating in and making this type of system the ‘decision maker’ can never really lead to decisions that benefit everybody. Most governments, including the Indian government, have very close ties to interests that seem to have a bigger agenda for the entire human race. Perhaps that’s what The Great Reset is all about?

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What do our current events say about how we operate as people? What do our societal structures and common issues say about our level of thinking (consciousness) and what type of ideas we’re bringing to the table? What if the solution to the many challenges we feel we face today is actually in changing how we think, relate to one another, and even relate to our world?

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We’ve always felt that bringing the inner work, inner transformation aspect into making sense of our world was key as it is empowering and actually allows each person to take responsibility for what they are creating in their life and in the world. By developing inner faculties like critical thinking, presence, self-awareness, and intuition, we can better understand our world and why it is the way it is. We can also begin to become aware of an expanded state of who we are, which may choose to create society from a completely different mindset than simply believing we are a cog in the wheel with beliefs and ideologies that are outdated and don’t resonate with us. At the end of the day change begins within. If we want peace in our outside world, we have to have peace within. Imagine living on a planet where all humans were peaceful within? If that were the cases, such issues like we are experiencing now wouldn’t even exist.

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    At the quantum scale, what we do in the present can impact what happens in the past. This is shown through what's known as the quantum delayed choice choice, or quantum eraser experiment.

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    Why are factors associated with consciousness directly intertwined with physical material matter at the quantum scale? What does this mean when it comes to our physical material world in relation to our thoughts, perceptions, feelings and emotions?

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One of the founding fathers of quantum theory, Max Planck, who is often credited with originating quantum theory – a feat that won him the Physics Nobel Prize in 1918 – once stated: “I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as exiting, postulates consciousness.”

Fast forward to today and there are a number of experiments in multiple fields showing that Planck was right. Consciousness is fundamental and it is directly intertwined with what we call physical material matter. You cannot explain consciousness in terms of the existing fundamentals like space, time, mass, and charge. As a result, the logical thing to do is postulate whether consciousness itself is something fundamental to the existence of reality.

A classic experiment used to examine the role of consciousness and its relationship to matter is the quantum double slit experiment. In this experiment, tiny bits of matter (photons, electrons, or any atomic-sized object) are shot toward a screen that has two slits in it. When there is no measuring device placed at the screen, the tiny bits of matter act as a “wave” and creates an “interference” pattern on the other side where a wall is placed to catch the pattern. Because there was no measuring or observation device used to see what slit the matter went through, we cannot know what path it took. When the pattern on the wall is examined to see what path it took, it represents a wave of possibilities, meaning the matter (particle) went through both slits, and one slit, and interfered with itself, which should be physically impossible. Welcome to the wacky world of quantum physics – anything and everything is possible.

The kicker is, when an observation device is set up to observe what slit the particles go through, the particle then only goes through one, thus collapsing the wave pattern and forming a pattern that is representative of the particle only going through one slit. In other words, the behaviour of the matter changes when we decide to measure  or observe it, the particles act as they are aware they are being watched. 50 percent of the time the particle will go through one slit, and the other 50 percent of the time it will go through the other and form a two slit pattern, just as if they were balls lobbed through one slit or the other.

Observations not only disturb what has to be measured, they produce it…We compel (the electron) to assume a definite position…We ourselves produce the results of the measurement. (M. Mermin, Boojums All the Way Through: Communicating Science ina Prosaic Age (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1990, referenced by Dr. Dean Radin, From A paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Physics Essays explaining how this experiment has been used multiple times to explore the role of consciousness in shaping the nature of physical reality

If this isn’t already mind-altering enough for you, one physicist, John Archibald Wheeler, pondered what would happen if we don’t interfere with the photons on their way through the slits? What would happen if we didn’t set up a measuring device to observe what slit the matter went through, and instead, what if behind the back wall there were detectors? One detector is focused on each slit, and just before the particle lands on the screen after it has passed through the slit device, the detectors are pulled away. When no one could detect which slit the photon had gone through, there was a wave pattern, but when the detectors were in place, there was no wave pattern. Similar to observing the particles before they went through the slit. No observation produced an interference pattern, and observation formed a one line, one slit pattern.

If they collapse to a state of particles from a wave at the moment of detection, after they have gone past the slit device, this means that even though they went through the slit unobserved and should produce a wave (interference) pattern, the very act of observing, still, instantly transforms them into particles and collapses the wave function.

This begs the question, how could these detectors interfere with something that had already happened? It would mean that what happened in the present changed the past. The very act of detecting the particles after they go through the slit determines how they went through the slit, either as a wave or as particles. How is this possible?

Like the quantum double slit experiment, the delayed choice/quantum eraser has been demonstrated and repeated multiple times. For example, physicists at the Australian National University (ANU) have conducted John Wheeler’s delayed-choice thought experiment, and the findings were recently published in the journal Nature Physics.

In 2007 (Science 315, 966, 2007), scientists in France shot photons into an apparatus and showed that their actions could retroactively change something that had already happened.

“If we attempt to attribute an objective meaning to the quantum state of a single system, curious paradoxes appear: quantum effects mimic not only instantaneous action-at-a-distance, but also, as seen here, influence of future actions on past events, even after these events have been irrevocably recorded.” (source)

To make the experiment easier to understand, Wheeler used a cosmic scale explanation. Imagine a star emitting a photon billions of years ago, heading in the direction of planet Earth. In between, there is a galaxy. As a result of what’s known as “gravitational lensing,” the light will have to bend around the galaxy in order to reach Earth, so it has to take one of two paths, going left or going right. Billions of years later, if one decides to set up an apparatus to “catch” the photon, the resulting pattern would be an interference pattern, as explained above in the double slit experiment. This demonstrates that the photon took one way, and it took the other way. A “wave” of possibilities, but the way it took has not been defined.

One could also choose to “peek” at the incoming photon, setting up a telescope on each side of the galaxy to determine which side the photon passed to reach Earth. The very act of measuring or “watching” which way the photon comes in means it can only come in from one side. The pattern will no longer be an interference pattern representing multiple possibilities, but a single clump pattern showing “one” way.

What does this mean? It means how we choose to measure “now” affects what direction the photon took billions of years ago. Our choice in the present moment affected what had already happened in the past.

Below is a great video of Wheeler explaining.

My mind is blown just writing this article, I can’t stop thinking about it and what it could possibly mean, and how factors associated with consciousness are, in more ways than one, intertwined with what we perceive to be our physical reality. I recently published an article regarding consciousness and how it might be fundamental to the creation of our physical material world. You can read that here if interested.

“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.” ― Nikola Tesla

Why does all of this matter? Because it’s one of multiple experiments showing a strong connection between consciousness and physical matter. What does this mean at the classic physics scale? What does it mean with regards to the way we think, feel, perceive? What does it mean when we are talking about solutions to problems we are facing on our planet? If human consciousness could be so fundamental with regards to the ‘creation of our reality’, why aren’t we talking about it more? What impact would changing the way we look at our world have on the human experience? What would happen if we started to see things in a different light?

We tend to believe in our culture that we are beings where everything in our world is happening to us, as opposed to us being intimately connected to everything in our world. How might that knowing change the nature of our choices?

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Dr Byram Bridle Speaks For 100 Colleagues Afraid To Share Science About COVID Vaccine Concerns

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  • The Facts:

    Dr Byram Bridle and two other physicians spoke at a news conference on Parliament Hill about their experience being censored or harassed as a result of sharing their medical opinions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Reflect On:

    Do we as citizens truly want our scientists and physicians to be silenced and censored?

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Why are scientists and experts in this field scared to share concerning science regarding COVID vaccines? Just ask Byram Bridle, a viral immunologist from the University of Guelph who recently released a detailed, in-depth report regarding safety concerns about the COVID vaccines. The report was released to act as a guide for parents when it comes to deciding whether or not their child should be vaccinated against COVID-19. Bridle published the paper on behalf of one hundred other scientists and doctors who part of the Canadian COVID Care Alliance, but who are afraid to ‘come out’ publicly and share their concerns.

Bridle has stated about the Alliance,

In fact the reason that we (Canadian COVID Care Alliance) exist is sad. We exist because we’re like minded in the sense that we all want to be able to speak openly and freely about the scientist and medicine underpinning COVID-19, and we don’t feel safe to do it  anywhere else other than within our own private group, where we feel safe.

Below is our detailed report on the news conference held on Parliament Hill on June 17th, 2021. It was organized by Canadian MP Derek Sloan who has received hundreds of concerned communications from Canadian citizens about the censorship of scientists. Bridle and two other physicians spoke at the conference.

A recent article published in the British Medical Journal by journalist Laurie Clarke has highlighted the fact that Facebook has already removed at least 16 million pieces of content from its platform and added warnings to approximately 167 million others. YouTube has removed nearly 1 million videos related to, according to them, “dangerous or misleading covid-19 medical information.”

The more important questions to ask are: who is deciding what’s misleading? Who decides what’s false?

Some of the most renowned scientists and expert in this field have been subjected to this “fact-checking,” and they’ve been outspoken about how much of this fact-checking is flat out censorship. You decide.

To note: HealthFeedback.org, a fact checker, has attempted to refute some of Bridle’s claims. You can read more about them here.

 

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