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Madame Lotte Plaat: “A Remarkable Psychometrist” With Gifted Paranormal Abilities Born In 1895

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  • The Facts:

    A publication in the British College of Psychic Science from 1930 documents the abilities Lotte Plaat. She was a Psychometrist, thus having the ability to obtain information about a person based on an object that was/is associated with that person.

  • Reflect On:

    With so many documented examples of people with "paranormal" abilities, why are these abilities always studied at the highest levels of government in black budget programs yet shunned by mainstream academia?

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The study of telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, remote viewing, and several other phenomenon under the branch of study known today as “parapsychology” has been occurring for more than a century. These abilities have been well documented by experiments and studies conducted all over the world, and this article will provide links to multiple examples. What’s quite ironic about parapsychological phenomenon is that, for decades, it’s been studied at the highest level of government with eye-opening results (from the declassified literature alone) yet it’s still somewhat ridiculed within mainstream academia. This has been a problem in science for quite a long time, “intellectual” authorities have long pronounced their supremacy by ridiculing ideas, information and findings that don’t fit within the framework of accepted knowledge, but, as we move into 2021 and beyond there are many sings that this is starting to change.

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Human beings with “special” abilities, as I said in the paragraph above, seems to be a documented reality. This is evident from CIA (and other intelligence/military agencies from around the world) parapsychological studies and reports that document the reality of the phenomenon. Here, for example, is a document showing how gifted children were able to teleport objects from one location to another, even though the objects were inclosed inside containers. This is also mentioned in an Air Force teleportation physics study. It’s one of many examples, here’s another example documenting the “paranormal writing” of a gifted girl.

The CIA documents were found by accessing their electronic reading room.

These abilities are a common theme throughout human history. From the Vedic texts and the yoga sutras, all the way to Moses, Jesus, Milarepa and Mohammed, to the present day. There is reason to suggest these abilities are innate within all of us, one does not have to be “special.” I often don’t like to use the word “paranormal” as much of what we define as paranormal, in my opinion, is actually quite normal. Donald Lopez Jr., a professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies and the University of Michigan provides a great example in describing the Buddha:

With this enlightenment, he was believed to possess all manner of supernormal powers, including full knowledge of each of his own past lives and those of other beings, the ability to know others’ thoughts, the ability to create doubles of himself, the ability to rise into the air and simultaneously shoot fire and water from his body…Although he passed into nirvana at the age of eighty-one, he could have lived “for an aeon or until the end of the aeon” if only he had been asked to do so. (source)

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Lotte Plaat: I recently came across another declassified CIA document that describes a woman by the name of Lotte Plaat. She was a supposed Psychometrist. This ability is also referred to as object reading, a process whereby facts or impressions about a person or thing are received through contact with an object associated with the subject of the impressions. Rings, photographs, and similar tokens are often used, but sometimes the physical presence of a person may bring about images or visions in the psychometrist’s mind that correspond to real facts (sometimes still in the future) in the life of the subject.

This is very interesting and raises a number of questions about the nature of consciousness, as so many other parapsychological studies from decades ago, all the way up to today, do.

The document reads as follows:

In 1928, Tenhaeff was able to test the medium Mrs. Lotte Platt-Mahlstedt for several weeks. Together with Tenhaeff, dozens of well educated men, journalists, medical doctors, judges,etc. were present and participated in these experiments in which the medium was offered a “Psychometric” object (an envelope, opened or sealed, a pencil, a pocketbook, etc.), and asked to describe the owner of the object. The results obtained were quite positive because far more hits were registered than misses. A remarkable hit was the following: With regard to the object offered, the medium said: ” This lady is all the time getting hold of her wrists. Is she going to commit suicide by cutting her wrists?” The truth was that this lady was very much afraid of being buried when still in a condition of apparent death. She insisted that her wrists be cut before being buried. Based on communications of 2 centuries ago concerning dowsers experiencing subjective sensations when finding themselves above certain ore veins, coal, mineral deposits, and the like, Tenhaeff decided to test Mrs. Platt to see whether she was sensitive to certain chemicals and substances (mercury, silver, gold, sulphur, etc.) These substances can be found in various homeopathic medicines. The results of these experiments in which the medium had to identify which metals were present in the bottles presented to her were highly successful. According to the experimenters (Tenhaeff and several other persons), there was little doubt that Mrs. Lotte platt was highly paranormally gifted.”

After I came across this, I found a publication in the British College of Psychic Science. Their specific release on April 1930 mentions Platt and provides a great deal of information about her abilities. The CIA document cited above doesn’t have much information about her, and doesn’t really provide much information about the document itself.

You can view the British College of Psychic Science publication I am referring to here. The information regarding Lotte Plaat starts on page 13.  For those of you who have trouble reading the specific document because of the font size, I have copied and pasted the text below. It was written by Mrs. Hewat McKenzie, a renowned parapsychological researcher at the time.

A Dutch member was the first to mention Mme. Lotte Platt’s fine work to me, and suggested a visit to the College. This was arranged and took place in the autumn of 1929, and was followed by a second this spring, at the express invitation of the Council of the College. Through these visits, many have been made acquainted with, and become highly appreciative of the psychic powers of this Continental sensitive, hitherto unknown in England, though I found that on the Continent her work was already held in esteem. Mme. Plaat is the daughter of the Dutch Consul in Oldenberg, Germany.

She is a handsome and attractive woman, of over six feet in height, very well educated, and highly intelligent; she speaks several languages fluently, and has an excellent command of English. Mme. Akkeringa, a Dutch sensitive, who visited the College some years ago, told her that she possessed a psychic gift, and sometime later, after a serious illness about three years ago, Mme. Plaat began to try psychometry, with almost immediate success, and from that time has practiced it with diligence. She has appreciated her gift and taken care of it, and has always been willing to have her work seriously examined, as instanced by a visit she paid to Berlin, in the spring of 1929, when she submitted herself to a Committee of doctors and professors.

Dr. Paul Siinner, the Editor of the chief German psychical journal, considered it so well worthwhile that he collected the various verbatim reports of interviews with members of the Committee, and issued them in a valuable brochure which contains the most modern record of this strange psychical gift of which Professor Hans Driesch of Leipzig has not hesitated to affirm, that “ The core of all psychic investigation lies without doubt in the problem of so called psychometry.” A leading article in the report is from the pen of Dr. Gustav Pagenstecher, of Mexico, who for many years studied the famous S. American psychometrist, Maria Reyes; a report of this compiled by Dr. W. Franklin Prince, of Boston, forms one of our best modern reports on psychometry.

In the Siinner report, Dr. Pagenstecher notes the following similarities between the mediumship of his former subject, Maria Reyes, and that of Lotte Plaat:— 1. —In contradiction to others, Maria Reyes and Lotte Plaat need only to touch an object, others seem to knead, squeeze, twist, etc., the object, or press the central point of brow or solar plexus. (In the case of some famous American experiments the sensitive held the letter behind her back.—Ed.) 2. —These two mediums do not need to move from place to place it is sufficient to give them the object.

3. —Neither of these two speak of the visions coming to them with lightning rapidity as some do. In general they emphasise the racing of visions across their soul vision as if one picture were hastening to crowd another out. 4. —They are able to feel the whole gamut of sensations ; they do not only see, they feel, feel pressure, warmth, cold, pain, anxiety, etc., while other mediums only describe their visions. 5. —To them it is not a case of a panoramic event unrolling itself to their spirit eyes, they live the thing intensively—Maria Reyes in particular— in dramatic fashion, suffering, feeling and even taking part as a personality.

They have faintings, anxieties, palpitations, in other words, are sharers of the event, which does not seem to be the case with others. 6. —Both are victims of severe bodily ailments. Maria Reyes suffers from diabetes, gallstones, and inflammation of the stomach. Mme. Plaat suffered for long with an internal inflammation for which she had to undergo an operation after which her mediumistic faculties were first noticeable. Of difference he notes :— 1. —Mme Plaat is normally conscious, has all her senses awake, especially memory ; Maria Reyes exercised her gift during a trance state. 2. —Mme. Plaat has the noticeable faculty of “ getting in touch ” and establishing psychic rapport often without physical contact.

Before touching an object she will say : “ Among these articles is one that belonged to a departed personality,” or something equally true, proven afterwards by given details. Maria Reyes always required that an object should be placed physically in contact with her. As to the methods of sensing, Mme Plaat affirms that amongst a choice of objects given for test, she always takes those to which she feels herself specially drawn, and says “ It is as if someone were speaking into my ear, not as if I were saying things, but as if I had to repeat what I hear.” 1. —Herr “Wiedemer in the Scientific Supplement of the Weser Times, says : Lotte Plaat was given the letter of a young man to hold who was undergoing a sentence for some misdeed in the Oldenburg Prison Vechta. She first mentioned very marked characteristics and peculiarities.

I asked “ Is the writer in the neighbourhood of Oldenburg or more distant ? ” After a moment’s thought the medium said suddenly “ Yes, it seems as if I were in prison, I see iron bars.” I ask, “ How is he ? ” “ He is bowed and depressed, his head sunk in his hands. But there is someone who has a good influence on him and works on his better nature.” These details were subsequently proven. The helpful friend was the pastor. The deed for which the young man was imprisoned was also correctly described by Mme. Plaat. 2. —The following was particularly accurate. Mme. Plaat was given a letter by a Herr H—. She said “ You are much connected with this : I hear foreign languages. I hear singing in Italian, I read Italian, I feel something lively. But the eyes are melancholy ; Why must I speak so clearly ! There is something singing in the whole character. I get a nervous sensation, I do not feel well, cannot eat, I am ill, but now am better. . . . I am tired, slack, without will because not well. I hear constant piano playing, I want to play myself. I see slender hands.” Herr H. replied, ‘ The most important thing is missing.” Lotte Plaat continues, “ Again this foreign language. Something dreadful has happened. I hear screaming.” Herr H. “ Can you tell me anything of her calling and personal gifts ? ” L. Plaat. “ She is musical, but that is not the main thing. She talks a lot. It must be something to do with talking and movement. I am struck with the voice. I must speak softly. She is dead. Why must I make certain movements, gestures ? She is supple, willowy. My whole body must bend. She is young ; I want to dance on my toes. My thumbs hurt me, the right one chiefly. (Medium makes characteristic movements in the air).

It is not drawing. I have something in my hand, it is like kneading, modelling, sculpting.” Herr H. explained that the letter was from a young lady well known to him, who died at twenty. She was an artist, modeller and sculptress. A very gifted woman travelled much, spoke French, English, Spanish,, but most beautiful Italian. The physical description was most accurate. She died of double pneumonia. Mme. Plaat’s psychometry is not limited to the immediate present. On one occasion she was given a small piece of marble, and took the history back to pre-Christian times, describing Roman soldiers, horses in chariots, hoof beats, women carrying water jugs on the head, processions, temples, ceremonies. The piece of marble had been picked up in Carthage 20 years previously. Dr. Siinner says, “ When we finished our experiments with Mme. Plaat we found that in thirty-eight experiments twenty-eight were very good, five were wrong, and five gave mixed results.

On one occasion a silver match box was put in front of her, at once she had the impression of being in the war, saw flames, and smoke, heard shouting and an explosion, crying, and sensed smells and a sharp air. She added that the box had been in a small room when she saw fire, and that she heard a noise of ticking as if something was going to explode. She claimed that her eyes hurt her as if she was burned, and she rubbed her hand over her right cheek, and complained of pain in her back. Dr. J., to whom it belonged, stated that he got this case in 1915 in France, on the Somme. He had lain for days in an underground hole under non-stopping grenade fire, suddenly a grenade came into the hole, touched him on his right cheek and wounded him, and mortally wounded an officer near. Dr. J. gave the dying man an injection of morphia in his back, and with a last movement he took the case from his pocket and gave it to Dr. J. Mme. Plaat not only heard the grenade, the shouting, the explosion, but saw the flames, the small room, and smelt the sharp air of gas, got the wounding on the cheek and the pain of the injection in the back.

One evening, a Dr R. extremely anxious about a brother who had been absent from home for some time, gave Mme. Plaat an old letter from his brother to psychometrize. She at once said “ Suicide.” “ Impossible ” said the inquirer. “ I see Berlin,” said Mme. Plaat, “ and a man putting a revolver against his forehead.” Then she saw two men with this man. Dr. R. still said the whole story was impossible. Almost as he spoke, the telephone bell rang with a message from a Berlin Hospital, saying that his brother had just been brought there after trying to kill himself, and was between life and death. ***** A series of experiments dealing with metals and medicines was carried out with Mme. Plaat by Dr. Dietz of the Hague, and Dr. TenhaeiT of Utrecht, in January and July, 1929, and is reported in “ Spiritische Bladen,” a Dutch journal, in October, 1929. Dr. Tenhaeff got the metals from Dr. Schwabe of Leipzig, in small bottles, everything looked like distilled water, without colour, and without smell, and all bottles were numbered so that afterwards Dr. Tenhaeff could compare on a list which metal Mme.

Plaat had held and described. He had never looked at the list before he gave Mme. Plaat the sample in her hand, so that neither knew what it was, and telepathy was impossible. Alternating with the metals he gave her medicines, also in bottles, and prepared in the same way. Four Separate Tests of Solution of a Metal called Quick. January 21st/—Mme. Plaat. “I get an impression as if I see everything in flames. I am hot all down my back. I can’t breathe, just as if I am inhaling fumes of coal or another poisonous gas. It is horrible.” January 23rd.—“ I see a great blue light. I get a taste of metal. It is just as if fumes of coals are getting on my lungs.” January 24th.—“ I can’t swallow, I can’t breathe, it is all fumes of coal and gas.” July 4th.—“ I see silver-grey, quick, grey. I have the feeling of being poisoned. It is a metal with violent yellow-blue colour. It is a terrible poison, it is quick.” July 1th.—Exactly the same said again. N ote.—“ Quick ” is extracted from cinnabar. (HgS) This stuff is baked in furnaces with the object of oxidising the sulphur to set the quicksilver free. When Mme. Plaat said she saw flames, and also when she got the feeling of suffocation, she sensed this process. She gave on one occasion the name of the metal right. Quicksilver is Lotte Plaat – A Remarkable Psychometrist. The color of the metal is silver grey.

Six Separate Experiments with Solution of Gold . January 1st.—“ My whole body is itching. I have a feeling as if I am burnt over all my body. What has water to do with this ? ” . January 23rd.—“ Water, dust particles, water of a river, I have to shut my eyes, I am awfully hot, itching, burning.” January 24th.—“ I am very hot, pain in my eyes, burning, itching.” July 4th.—“ That is a metal, I don’t smell or taste anything. One finds it in small pieces as fine as dust. Now it is irritating me, it is gold.” July 5th and 6th.—The same was repeated. N ote.—Gold in the Transvaal and also in California, is washed out of the rivers. If gold is taken, “ Hyperaemia ” (in the eyes) is the result, and a feeling of itching. Four Experiments with Solution of Quinine . January 21it.—“ White, mountains, bitter as gall.” January ‘1st—“ White and bitter.” July 3rd and 11th.—“A bitter taste in my mouth. I can’t swallow. I don’t like it at all. It is white and bitter. I get a pain in my stomach, ears are buzzing, it comes from a plant. This plant is growing against mountains. The plant is not white.

It grows in a hot wet climate. When the stuff is made it is white and as bitter as gall.” On the 7th, the medium said at once “ it is quinine,” and the rest was repeated. N o te.—The quinine tree is grown in the tropics and the leaves are green. Quinine has a bitter taste, and one gets ear buzzing and all the other symptoms mentioned. These experiments remind me of those made by Dr. and Mrs. Denton, of U.S.A., many years ago, and reported in “ The Soul of Things,” which can be found in the College Library. Mme. Plaat is particularly sensitive to any illness associated with an article, and feels as if she herself were experiencing it in every detail. Even in the street she has noticed in people near her suffering, and even wounds and scars that they bear, and has been able to verify in some cases that she was correct. She reads character accurately and often foretells the future and above all, she has been the means of providing real comfort in sorrow to many by predicting a happy ending of illness and trouble, which has come to pass. Recently Mme. Plaat had had the honour of an invitation to be present at the International Congress of Scientific Psychical Research to be held at Athens in April, as a demonstrating sensitive, but she has not yet decided on this step. Dr. Tanagras, of Athens, who is organising the Congress at the home end, speaks of her work and publishes her photograph in a recent issue of the Journal of the Hellenic S.P.R. Recently, too, Mme.

Plaat was asked to assist in psychometrising some articles pertaining to the victims of the Düsseldorf criminal, and the results were submitted to the Criminal Investigation Department of that city. On various occasions previously her advice has been sought in criminal cases, with success, but details cannot be published. SOME INSTANCES OF RESULTS AT THE COLLEGE. It would be quite impossible to give a record of all the work accomplished by Mme. Plaat at the College, with individuals, and in groups, but the following, which I am kindly allowed to use by experimenters, are of interest. Very often the psychometry obtained from handling an article is followed by her with pure clairvoyance dealing with the life of the sitter and often pertains to deceased friends who seem to be present in reality to the sensitive.

I think Mme. Plaat’s gift is capable of much further development with legitimate exercise. Case 1.—This related to certain complicated and inexplicable conditions of a business which had puzzled sitters over a long period. Mme Plaat was handed two letters from different individuals concerned, and at once seized upon the characteristics and motives of the personalities involved, as well as the nature of the transactions. With great distaste she kept dropping the letters and begged that they should be taken from her as she could not stand the villainy that lay below the seeming suavity and charm. She sensed with great definition the conjoined efforts to exploit destructively work accomplished by others.

A letter written at a much later date, and given to her separately for a reading, was at once recognised by her as dealing with the same group of circumstances. She continued pointing to one of the group of sitters, “ I see a picture : you are the one they wished to destroy. It is as if they had you by the throat, squeezing the life out of you, but not a word could you get out of them. Oh, no, the mouth would be shut tight even if you asked them for explanations.” That this was not merely symbolical, but literally the fact, is the report of the sitter concerned. Case 2.—A small stone, in size, similar in appearance to hundreds to be seen in the gravel on London streets, taken by the sitter a few months previously from the cement in the inside of the Roman Wall in the Open Air Theatre, at Taormina in Sicily which is said to date back to 300 B.C., was given to the medium. M m e. P laat.—First I get the place where the stone comes from. I have a very salty taste in my mouth, not at all nice. It smells as the sea water sometimes smells, a nasty smell. I see a beautiful blue sky, not in England, not Holland, much further. It is warm there. Not India, not so far as that. It seems to me nearer France, a country where the climate is like that of France, but it is further away.

Wonderful air and beautiful flowers; water so lovely, blue, everything deep blue. The people have most lovely dark eyes, so beautiful, the girls have beautiful dresses, and round their shoulders a shawl with a long fringe. Black skirts and much red and warm colours and black hair, but others come between them with fair hair, more gold in it, the men also have black hair and the colour is yellow. The houses are pretty and high up, and the gardens are hanging, and there seem to be many people sitting about there painting. (Here by gesture the medium gave a graphic description of the way the road winds up the mountain and gives the impression of the gardens of the higher houses hanging over the houses lower on the mountain side. This continues right up the mountain to the Theatre on the summit.) Mme. Plaat. —The sand is white like it is in Shanklin, where there are no nasty stones under your feet. It burns. I do not get anything personal with this stone. The people have a language I cannot speak. I have never been there, but I see an unusual thing. Absolutely beautiful people, and the poorest in the world, most picturesque, poor people, and very elegant. I see lots of ships and boats and small fishing boats, everything like a beautiful picture. (The whole condition described was relevant and as correct as if she had been on the spot.)

Case 3.—A small fragment of rock was handed to the psychometrist, and the sitter notes :— “ Had Mme. Plaat been acquainted with the history or paid a visit to the site of where once stood the flourishing city of Salamis, conspicuous for its Temple of the Salaminian Jupiter, she could not have given a better description. With the mannerism of a geologist she weighed the small fragment of rock, carelessly picked up by myself on the site of the once great commercial city ; to-day a heap of ruins with its marble columns as they fell in the second century A.D. After carefully describing the general features of the country, the position of the town in relation to the sea, she traced a map on the wall, with her finger, made reference to wars, and with an exclamation of ‘ Oh ! ’ her face changed to one gazing upon a scene of horror.

She described the terrible earthquake that laid the whole city and its busy harbour in a heap of ruins in a night, and concluded by saying ‘ Terrible, terrible, the houses are all down, the people are all dead.’ Pleased with the excellent description I replied ‘ Splendid.’ Holding her hand upon her breast she remarked as she put the stone on the table, ‘ Yes, but not for me.’ Mme. Plaat might have given many other impressions of a stone picked up at Salamis, but the shock of the earthquake was to her sensitivity as real as if she had actually been an eye-witness and in its magnitude may have obscured other aspects.” Case 4.—Psychometry of a Gold Ring. The sitter says, “ I had not met Mme. Plaat before, and I am satisfied she knew nothing of me. I gave her a gold ring, and on receiving this, she at once gave an accurate and detailed description of a deceased friend of mine who had given me the ring. She also correctly described the symptoms of her last illness. She gave various facts about my own life, and demonstrated with her hands my unusual occupation. She suddenly put her hands to her eyes and complained of severe pain especially in the right eye, giving date of 1925.

She spoke of squint,blackness, distortion and finally a mist with eyes moving in opposite directions. Spoke of a mist before eyes which affected me occasionally at present moment. She spoke as if she saw my dead friend standing behind my chair. My occupation is aviation. She took an imaginary “ joy-stick ” between her hands and gave the correct movements of control. This is more interesting than it sounds, as I do not think anyone but a pilot could imitate those movements correctly in such detail. In 1925 I underwent an operation for a squint. Both eyes and especially right were very painful where adjustment was made. Everything was temporarily distorted and misty, and I occasionally suffer from the latter condition now. The medium did not know me nor anything of my operation, but it may be asked “ Could she read it from my eyes ? ”

I have asked many people, experts and others, both since and before the sitting, and everyone agrees that there is no trace of either squint or operation to be seen in my eyes. A number of interesting groups have been held at the College with Mme. Plaat, under the superintendence of Mrs. Champion de Crespigny, the Chairman of the Council. These were composed of persons quite unknown to Mme. Plaat, and were not introduced to her. The following notes show some results in one such group held on October 24th. 1. —A stone was put in her hand. Mme. Plaat.—“ This is not from England. Something horrible happened. I feel hot, hot, people were killed, awful noise. I see men ; I get people. Horrible shouts—blowing up.” (Comment by sitter : This is correct, the stone was blown up out of pavement at Zeebrugge.) 2. —An envelope was given which contained spots of a patient’s blood. M m e. P laat.—I get a feeling of death. I want air. Very weak.

She won’t give in, will not die. Nervous, but did control her nerves. Intelligent woman. Has clever observant eyes, soft mouth. I get pain in right side. I don’t see it good. She will give up blood—death.” (The doctor who gave this said it was a correct description, the patient suffered from cancer of the right breast and the case was hopeless.) 3. —A worked pocket-case was given by the sitter. Mme. P laat.—“ This belonged to someone who is dead. It must have been made by a woman who is dead. There are influences of others here also, as well as your own. I see a photograph of a group, and the woman is one of them. I get a nice quiet charming feeling with this woman. Later I sense a very depressed condition, very sad, many tears, a life full of trouble, but she had power to fight against it. I sense a nervous breakdown, as if she had to let go. A heart condition, I want air, I feel dizzy, as if all the blood is going out of mv brain.

Medium Medium places hand on chest and says she doesn’t feel well at all ; doesn’t want to eat, great nausea, almost seasick. (Medium had a bad bout of seasickness recently and may use this analogy.) I am warm and cold—shivering—my forehead hurts. Pain is going towards left side, medium indicates a patch on left, and also feels pain across back. Senses a funny taste in mouth and a gripping sensation like cramp. Pains in legs, in left more than right, stabbing pain in back, as if in chest and back together, arms are sore, left more than right. Still the dizzy feeling, breast, back and heart all weak. I see her very ill, weak.” (Medium drops her head on one side to indicate a condition of passing.) Description of lady.—•“ Very quick brain, when she met anyone she summed them up quickly. Her eyes, not brown, but a dark grey-blue, looking seriously at one. Eyes rather deep set. Nose not prominent, mouth finely built, good teeth, chin rather round. Depressions in temples. Not very tall. A musical voice, almost a laugh.” “ Now I get many books round me, and some pain in lumbar region, another influence, I think, perhaps your own,” (to sitter).

The sitter, a well-known scientific man, allows me to give his comments on the reading. “ The pocket book was made for me and given to me by a beautiful young artist to whom in my youth I was engaged. About two years after she died, and after her death I collected some mementoes of her and put them in the pocket-book and hardly ever looked at them again, as the associations were painful. I was in a very sceptical mood when I came to Mme. Plaat, and chose this pocket-book because I thought there was nothing in it to make the medium guess at its origin by ‘ fishing ’ questions, as I thought she might do. I removed the contents before coming to the College, amongst them were letters from her, and a snapshot showing the artist and a group of three friends, a lock of hair cut after her death, a ring, and a long letter from her father describing her last illness and death. The case also contained something belonging to another friend, and a lock of my wife’s hair. The reading seemed to gather exclusively round my artist friend.

When we got home after the sitting my wife and I replaced the articles in the case and she re-read to me the father’s letter, the details of which I had forgotten. They were a startling confirmation of Mme. Plaat’s impressions. The pain in the left side, and a day or so before her death, pain and nausea in the stomach, culminating in vomiting and failure of strength. From another letter from her mother, not in the case, we were told how the dying girl, propped up in bed, breathed heavily for a few minutes and then her head fell on one side, as Mme. Plaat indicated. She had a very hard life and carried on through many troubles. The personal description was in the main, correct. “ I think the majority of what I may call the ‘ memories ’ must have been inherent in the lock of the artist’s hair, possibly also in the father’s letter. Obviously none of them inhered  in the pocket-book which was given me so long ago, or in the letters and ring given me while she was still well. Though there was nothing in the sitting to suggest the presence of dead people, I got from it a vivid and abiding impression of the reality of the supernormal. No possible physical explanation can be adduced to explain the inherence of memories and emotions and suffering in a lock of hair thirty-five years after the owners’ death.”

4. —An old green copper coin with a hole was handed to medium. M m e. P laat.—“ Such a lot of people about me. I am under the open sky in the country in England. I do not like the feeling I get, I have to crouch down and stay like that, almost to lie down on the ground, something very noisy going on overhead. Everyone seems to be running. A funny noise in my ears, a sudden death, not in bed. I see a man very straight and tall, such a noise, sudden death. Place is hilly, not many trees, near water.” Sitter said the coin was picked up in a crypt under a house said to be on the site of an old Benedictine Monastery in England, where skeleton of a man was found some years ago. Description of locality of house is approximately correct. There is water near. She writes to me since, “ My father told me the skeleton had a dent or hole in the skull which would confirm Mme. Plaat’s reading ; it was conjectured he was a monk, and I had never associated the coin dated 1817, with the skeleton. 5. —A small dark object handed to medium. She was asked not to look at it.

Light was too dim for her to see colour. Mme. Plaat.—“ You received this from a man not alive. It is not from England. It is a piece of something else, was found in the ground. Given you for luck. Is it green ? ” (It was very dark green). “ There have been gold markings on it and what it was connected with was richly ornamented. I get a religious atmosphere with it. I see three persons, one man, very old and straight, yellowish face, religious atmosphere connected with him.” The sitter confirmed that the article, worn as a trinket, had been given her for luck, but by a woman now dead. A well-known Egyptologist to whom it had been shown, said it was probably out of an Egyptian tomb, probably 3,000 years old, and this may account for medium’s seeing it with other things. There had been gold lettering on it, now worn off, but faintly visible under a magnifying glass. 6. —A three-cornered piece of leaded, dull-coloured stained glass.

Mme. P laat.—“ Persons belonging to this are all dead. I sense a long way back. A smallish dark people, several languages spoken.” (Medium draws a peninsula running horizontally south-west, with small islands to south, and Eastward coast-line with southerly direction.) “Now I get the person who gave it to you, a man, quick and nervous. I see flames, fire and smoke. I can’t breathe. Everything is upset, feeling of fainting and falling down. I hear an explosion and there are choking fumes. A religious atmosphere, and a quiet restful feeling as if I prayed. I must lie on the ground and stretch out my hands.” Note by S itter.—The glass was picked up in the street in Bapaume after bombardment and destruction of Cathedral and was evidently a portion of a stained glass window of this. It was given to sitter by her son; so the circumstances described are remarkably correct. Sitter conjectures whether the drawing, remarkably like Cornwall, and the mention of “ the small dark people ” could be related by the lead binding the glass, which it is not improbable may have been mined in Cornwall.

7.—A Small dark round wooden box. M m e. P laat.—“ I get a very sad impression. Given you by a man now gone. He was quiet, would think before he spoke, rather nervous feeling with him. Always travelling, a restless life. I hear a foreign language. It was made by a man too. Now I get a shock, as if someone screamed. I get a feeling of water all about. I am dizzy and fall down. Did your husband give you this ? I hear ‘ husband.’ I get this shock connected with a country far away. I get a ship. The man who made it is dead too.” Note by Sitter.—The box was made from the beam of a well-known frigate in which sitter’s husband, deceased, had sailed, and was made by him and given to her. The Duke of Edinburgh was shot on shore in Australia, while in command of this frigate, the “ Galatea.” The Duke was a favourite, and the affair was a very great shock and annoyance to everyone on board. Sitter’s husband was a sub-lieutenant on frigate. It will be noted that the medium did not speak of the shock as an explosion, but as if it was something personal, the scream, the fainting and fall. (But these conditions cannot now be verified.)

7.—A packet of letters. Mme. P laat.—“ These are written by a man not in life. Death rather sudden. Pains in head, right side. He is very good-natured. Kindly look in eyes. Good sense of humour. Has travelled much. I hear French talked.” (S it t e r.—“ It is a language somewhat like French.”) Mme. Plaat.—“ Very interested in art of foreign countries, would go to old buildings, there is an artist streak in him. He would always think the best of people. He had many friends, no enemies. Did he live in England in the country ? Many people round him in other countries. He was over them. If he just looked at them they would fly to do his bidding. There lay his strength. He had coloured men under his thumb. I see them working in fields, it looks like high coarse grass. He was ill with fever there.” (Medium described terrible pains in abdomen and head and a sensation of falling over on left side.) “ Now I think I see him. He is very broad, with big chest. Now he turns his back on me, and I see the great breadth of his shoulders. I get a very horrible feeling. Paralysis of the left arm. Patch on right side of head painful. I can see it. I get nose bleeding and get pain right round body.” The Sitter Comments. —Mme. Plaat’s reading was correct in many details. The writer of the letters died of blackwater fever, a very horrible thing, and the symptoms were wonderfully given. Mme. Plaat described my friend’s face as round.

I disagreed, but on looking at a photograph I see she was more correct than myself, so this does not seem to be thought-reading. It was a habit of my friend in conversation to turn his back on one, and the enormous breadth described by her was then most noticeable.”

(Note by Editor) For my own interview with Mme. Plaat I prepared three objects. First, a dagger of peculiar shape, given me as over 300 years old, was in the possession of a Moslem lady of family and was given to me by her. Second : an inscribed stele from Babylonia, a grant bestowed upon Gula, in the year of the accession of Su Siu the king ; also, on reverse side, a grant bestowed on Ishtar of Hallabu. The names are presumed to be Sumerian or Akkadian. Third, a kettle holder worked by a bedridden patient. Each of these was wrapped in paper so as to be unrecognisable by touch. Medium said: “Many people, a war around. Muchblood. Several men had this. First a dark, yes, dark man, haughty, a rajah (medium salaamed) in a palace beautiful arabesques, a fountain in the middle. A man of power, and indifferent to life. The man to whom it was given was poisoned. A Moslem.” (These words are verbatim, but repetitions are omitted.) 2. —“ Older than the last object. 600 B.C. Has come from a tomb. Has to do with a woman, is a story of her life. Must have been a high person. The country is far far away ; not Egypt, before the Romans, Babylonian. It has a religious feeling about it.”

3. —First remark, “ She was not alive”; then, “ Someone dying, so ill, not much life, you may find her dead. Eyes are beautiful. When healthy was quick and had much will-power, never downcast. Very brave and bright.” (Correct in all but first remark.) Medium then gave me a description of my unseen friend who had not been mentioned at all, very accurate, including a special locket and miniature which she used to wear. Scent of violets, which she used to use. The message was highly characteristic, and dealt with the private circumstances of my own life.) Stanley De Brath. Enough has been said to show that in Mme. Plaat we have a sensitive of no mean order, and the College is privileged to have had her services. She is easy to work with, and takes pains with her readings. I hope we shall hear of her valuable work being tested at various centres, and welcome her again at the College.

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Notice of Application to Ontario Superior Court Could Halt All Covid Measures Forced Upon Children

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All the way back at the end of October 2020 I applied to join a lawsuit that was to challenge the Covid measures that were instituted in ten school boards in Ontario.

To make a long story short, the retainer fee I had submitted was eventually returned to me, as the legal counsel wanted to focus on only a few of the most egregious cases. In my particular case, I had obtained a mask exemption based on conscience for my 6-year old son, and after the complete runaround I experienced up and down the school board, where no individual from the principal to the director of education was actually willing to take responsibility in the event of any infringements of the exemption, I decided that I had lost all trust in the system and pulled my son out of school altogether.

From what I’ve heard from parents who reached out to me for help with their mask exemptions, as well as the heart-wrenching stories from other parents whose children have been traumatized by these measures, I have been waiting anxiously for an announcement that this action had been filed in court, which finally came on May 4th in the form of a press release on the website of Constitutional Lawyer Rocco Galati:

On April 20th, 2021 Children’s Health Defense (Canada), Educators for Human Rights (an Association of Teachers), as well as a group of seventeen (17) children (through their litigation guardian parents), along with three individual teachers, filed Notice of Application against the government of Ontario and various School Boards and Public Health Officers with respect to school lock-downs, lock-outs, and treatment of children under the COVID measures.

Notice of Application

This was the first time I had heard of ‘Notice of Application,’ but I have taken this excerpt from the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure which I believe covers this particular notice:

A proceeding may be brought by application where these rules authorize the commencement of a proceeding by application or where the relief claimed is,

(g)  an injunction, mandatory order or declaration or the appointment of a receiver or other consequential relief when ancillary to relief claimed in a proceeding properly commenced by a notice of application;

(g.1)  for a remedy under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms;

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 194: RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

My aim here will be to summarize in layman’s terms the declarations and orders of this action, to the best of my ability, because I feel it is important for more people to know and understand the significance of this action being taken. Of course, I would recommend reading the entire 22-page Notice of Application itself to get the most detailed and accurate understanding.

Respondents

The notice of application has listed the following people and entities as respondents, meaning these are the people/entities whose past and ongoing actions are being challenged:

Eileen De Villa, (Chief Medical Officer, City of Toronto Public Health), City of Toronto, Dr. Lawrence Loh, (Chief Medical Officer for Peel Public Health), Hamidah Meghani, (Chief Medical Officer for Peel Public Health), Robert Kyle, (Chief Medical Officer for Durham Public Health), Dr. Nicola Mercer, (Chief Medical Officer for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health), Dr. David Williams, (Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health), The Attorney General for Ontario, The Minister of Education, The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, The Toronto District School Board, The Halton District School Board, The Durham District School Board, Robert Hochberg, Principal at Runnymede Public School, Superintendent Debbie Donsky of Toronto District School Board, Johns and Janes Does (Officials of the Defendants Minister of Education, Health and Long-Term Care and School Boards)

Declarations

The notice begins with an application for the court to make a set of declarations, the first one being (a) a declaration that s.22 of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act is unconstitutional and of no force and effect [in this or any other application].

This is followed by an application for the following to be declared by the court:

  • (b) the state of emergency was invoked illegally, and even if it was legal, it is under federal jurisdiction, with regards to quarantine, lockdown, stay-at-home orders and curfews; further, the measures were invoked without people’s right to consult, a breach of the Charter.
  • (c) the municipal Covid measures ordered and taken by the medical officers is beyond their powers, and even if it is within their powers, reasonable and probable grounds for their invocation have not been met.
  • (d) the Covid measures taken were not scientifically based, and were justified solely by a fraudulent PCR test; further, the quarantining and isolation of asymptomatic children in their bedrooms is particularly abusive and against the Charter, and even more egregious is the lack of appropriate consideration for children with special needs.
  • (e) the consensus opinion of the world’s scientific community is that masking and all other Covid measures are ineffective, and in some cases irreparably harmful to children.
  • (f) mandatory masks, isolation and PCR testing violates applicants’ and childrens’ constitutional rights.
  • (g) the notion of transmission of this virus from asymptomatic children to adults is completely without medical or scientific basis or merit.
  • (h) masking, social distancing and testing in schools is unscientific, non-medical, unlawful and unconstitutional and should be halted immediately.
  • (i) children do not pose a threat to their teachers with regards to Covid-19.
  • (j) teachers who do not wish to mask have the statutory and constitutional right not to mask.
  • (k) the masking of children is unscientific, non-medical, and harmful, and children should be prohibited from wearing them even if their parents want them to.
  • (l) none of the above Charter violations can be dismissed by s.1 of the Charter.

Orders

Following these applications for declarations are applications for the following orders to be proclaimed by the court:

  • (m) the respondents are prohibited from registering a PCR test above a cycle threshold of 25 as a screening test, and must administer specific additional diagnostic methods (as recommended) to determine the presence of a live virus; the respondents are prohibited from locking down schools, requiring children to wear masks, or requiring that children isolate themselves; the respondents are prohibited from declaring an ‘outbreak’ based on two positive PCR results, and from conducting school and classes by remote online distance learning over a computer.
  • (n) the respondent Ministers are required to reveal the source and substantive evidence they received, and the specific scientific and medical evidence used to justify the measures imposed; they are required to reveal the cycle threshold rates for ALL PCR tests administered, and provide specific demographic data on all case mortalities, with distinctions provided between those who died ‘of’ as opposed to’with’ Covid-19; children are able to attend in-person school without masks or PCR test requirements.

Remainder of the Application

These declarations and orders were followed by: a request that costs of the application and other relief be paid by the respondents; the grounds for the application based on the various pertinent laws, legal decisions and arguments; and a list of the documentary evidence and expert testimony that will be presented at the hearing.

For those wondering why this action does not appear to be an immediate injunction or a lawsuit in which defendants are being sued for damages, Rocco Galati said the following in a May 6th press conference announcing the filing:

This is by way of application, we’re not going to waste our time trying to get interim injunctions, we’re going to argue this on the merits, as a final application, and I hope that scheduling for urgent matters, which we consider [this is], we will have a scheduling and a hearing date by fall…

We will be following this application by an action for monetary damages, which is a separate proceeding. We did not want to bog down and delay this proceeding in terms of declaratory and prerogative relief, injunctive relief, to wait for the long, drawn-out statement of claim. We will, in time, we’re going to give the 60-day notice to the Crown’s office that we will be coming at them, these same people will be coming at them for damages, on behalf of the damage that they’ve caused these children and the grief they’ve caused to their parents and their families because they did not respect the law.

The Takeaway

It was a little disconcerting to learn that the hearing would at best be scheduled in the fall, and even that is not guaranteed as delay tactics from the government are expected. However, it gave me satisfaction to read a thorough and decisive document that cuts through the Covid narrative promoted by mainstream media (who, as expected, chose not to attend this important press conference) and highlights what many of us have long known to be obvious: that these measures have been ineffective in preventing the spread of the virus, and have caused severe mental, emotional, and physical damage to our children, the extent and permanence of which will be impossible to determine.

Perhaps the silver lining here is that parents like myself have awoken to the fact that our educational system is a bureaucratic mess, and its agenda is to serve the state rather than the children and their families. This ‘Pandemic’ agenda has laid bare the people and institutions who don’t care about the rights of individuals nor in particular the well-being of our children, and this application is a big step in the direction of holding these people and institutions accountable. If this case is scheduled and heard, and the application is successful, the orders will immediately take effect throughout the province and perhaps the whole country. It could actually be the fatal blow to this entire ‘Pandemic’ agenda.

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New Footage of “Transmedium” Sphere (UFO) Disappearing Into The Ocean From The U.S. Navy

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    The US Navy photographed and filmed “spherical” shaped UFOs that seem to be capable of travelling not only in air, but underwater also. Footage of one of these objects has been leaked.

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    Can we rely on government to give us an accurate depiction of what these objects may represent or what they actually know? Should this be a citizens initiative? Has government manipulated our perception of major global issues? Will this be different?

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Footage filmed (video below) in the CIC  (Combat Information Center) of the USS Omaha on July 15th 2019 off the coast of San Diego depicting an unidentified flying object (UFO) has made its way into the pubic domain. It’s one of several incidents when U.S. warships were what seems to be continuously observed by multiple objects of unknown origin. One video and multiple images have been released of these particular incidents, and the Pentagon confirmed these leaks that are apparently being investigated by the Department of Defense’s Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF).

The Pentagon has also confirmed this particular video to be authentic as well.

The Debrief reached out to the Pentagon about the newly leaked video asking whether it could be confirmed as authentic, and whether it was obtained by Navy personnel aboard the USS Omaha.  “I can confirm that the video was taken by Navy personnel, and that the UAPTF included it in their ongoing examinations,” said Pentagon spokesperson Susan Gough in an email response.

This particular video is the second one that has been leaked, the first one mentioned above shows triangular or “pyramid” shaped UFOs flying near the military vessels, again, the footage was confirmed to originate from Navy personnel. They did not release anymore information about the incident.

In the new video below, we see a small spherical object hovering, changing direction, flying above the ocean and also capable of “flying” underwater it seems, hence the term “transmedium.” Navy submarines searched for the object but did not recover anything. This object was filmed using Night Vision and FLIR technologies, and was also tracked on military radar. It was released and published by investigative filmmaker Jeremy Corbell.

One thing that’s important to stress is the fact that military encounters with UFOs is not a new phenomenon, in fact it dates back decades.

The phenomenon reported is something real and not visionary or fictitious…The reported operating characteristics such as extreme rates of climb, maneuverability, (particularly in roll), at the actions which must be considered evasive when sighted or contacted by friendly aircraft and radar, lend belief to the possibility that some of the objects are controlled either manually, automatically or remotely. -General Nathan Twining, U.S. Air Force, 1947. (source)

Common themes among these objects, based on our research here at Collective Evolution, seem to be evasive maneuvers as well as the capability to travel at speeds and perform maneuvers that no known man made piece of machinery can. It’s not uncommon for these “vehicles” to enter and exit our oceans, and what seems to be materializing and dematerializing, starting and stopping on a dime, splitting into multiple objects and much more. In one incident released by the U.S. Navy in 2016, the pilot described one of the objects descending from 60,000 feet and stopping right above the ocean surface, instantaneously.

Critical equipment failure, like radar and weapons systems going offline, also seems to be common in various instances of documented encounters with military aircraft. Here’s one example from Iran in 1976 when military jets attempted to fire on one of these objects. At that exact moment, their weapons and electronic systems were “paralyzed.” How could the occupants or “controllers” of these objects know the exact moment they would be fired upon?

As far as what these objects are, where they come from, why all of a sudden the mainstream is legitimizing this topic after years of secrecy and ridicule, it’s impact on human consciousness and more, we’ve had these discussions and speculations quite a bit. You can access our article archive on the topic here if interested. There are a lot of articles we’ve published that go more in depth than this one.

We’ve been covering this topic since our inception in 2009, and one thing we believe is that it’s OK to speculate and discuss possibilities. Relying on mainstream media as well as government to constantly tell us what something is doesn’t seem to be, in our opinion, the most intelligent thing to do. Years of lies, propaganda (perception manipulation) on various global issues make it clear that independent investigation into this issue is quite important. We must ask ourselves, why does information and evidence need to come from the government for it to be confirmed as real? What does this tell us about ourselves and the influence these “institutions” may have over human consciousness? That being said, it’s great to see more legitimacy pertaining to this topic emerge into the public domain. So far,what we’ve seen is great.

 

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Fully Vaccinated Individuals Are Testing Positive For The Coronavirus: More Examples Emerge

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    Multiple reports around the globe are showing that fully vaccinated individuals are still testing positive for COVID.

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    How safe and effective are the vaccines?

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What Happened: News of fully vaccinated individuals testing positive for COVID seem to be making headlines everywhere. For example, six people who tested positive in a Sydney hotel quarantine had already been fully vaccinated. According to data from NSW Health’s weekly COVID-19 surveillance report, between April 10 and May 1, six people in quarantine who reported being fully vaccinated were among the 150 overseas cases recorded. One had received a one-shot vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson, and the remaining cases had received both doses of a two-shot vaccine, such as Pfizer, AstraZeneca or Moderna. University of Sydney epidemiologist Dr. Fiona Stanaway said, given no COVID-19 vaccine is 100 percent effective, it was to be expected that some people who have been vaccinated test positive.

The New York Yankees recently announced that they had two coaches and one support staff member test positive for COVID despite all of them being fully vaccinated. In Seychelles, East Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that on Tuesday it was reviewing coronavirus data in the region after the health ministry said more than a third of people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week had been fully vaccinated.

These are a few of many examples, but it shouldn’t come as a surprise as people have been warned throughout the pandemic that the full dosage of COVID vaccines will not be 100 percent effective. Canada’s Chief Public Health officer Teresa Tam, for example, recently reminded Canadians on Saturday that even those who are fully vaccinated are susceptible to COVID. She did say, however, that the risk of asymptomatic transmission is far lower for anyone who is fully vaccinated, but how much lower? What about asymptomatic individuals who are not vaccinated?

According to Dr. Jay Bhattacharya from Stanford University’s School of Medicine,

The scientific evidence now strongly suggests that COVID-19 infected individuals who are asymptomatic are more than an order of magnitude less likely to spread the disease to even close contacts than symptomatic COVID-19 patients. A meta-analysis of 54 studies from around the world found that within households – where none of the safeguards that restaurants are required to apply are typically applied – symptomatic patients passed on the disease to household members in 18 percent of instances, while asymptomatic patients passed on the disease to household members in 0.7 per cent of instances. A separate, smaller meta-analysis similarly found that asymptomatic patients are much less likely to infect others than symptomatic patients.

Asymptomatic individuals are an order of magnitude less likely to infect others than symptomatic individuals, even in intimate settings such as people living in the same household where people are much less likely to follow social distancing and masking practices that they follow outside the household. Spread of the disease in less intimate settings by asymptomatic individuals – including religious services, in-person restaurant visits, gyms, and other public settings – are likely to be even less likely than in the household. (source)

Something to think about.

It’s hard to say. In the United States, for example, the CDC makes it quite clear that “there will be a small percentage of people who are fully vaccinated who still get sick, are hospitalized, or die from COVID-19” and that “symptomatic breakthrough cases will occur, even though the vaccines are working as expected. Asymptomatic infections among vaccinated people also will occur.”

But the concern here is the fact that the CDC recently announced the following,

As previously announced, CDC is transitioning to reporting only patients with COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough infection that were hospitalized or died to help maximize the quality of the data collected on cases of greatest clinical and public health importance. That change in reporting will begin on May 14, 2021. In preparation for that transition, the number of reported breakthrough cases will not be updated on May 7, 2021.

This means that people who get infected with COVID after being vaccinated will not be reported unless they are hospitalized or died. It begs the question, how can any appropriate data in the United States, for example, be collected regarding the effectiveness of the vaccine if those who test positive and have had the vaccine are not being reported?

It is a bit confusing, because the CDC is requiring that clinical specimens for sequencing should have an RT-PCR Ct value ≤28 when conducting tests for vaccinated individuals. “Ct” refers to cycle threshold. A common occurrence when using this test is a Ct value greater than 35, which makes the probability of “false positives” quite high. Why are they all of a sudden specifying a Ct value for vaccinated individuals? You can read more about that, in depth, here.

Why This Is Important: Prior to the rollout of these vaccines, the vaccine manufacturers claimed to have observed a 95 percent success rate. Dr. Peter Doshi, an associate editor at the British Medical Journal, published a paper titled “Pfizer and Moderna’s “95% effective” vaccines—let’s be cautious and first see the full data.” Even today, there is still not enough data to tell how effective the vaccine is.

A paper recently published by Dr. Ronald B. Brown, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, outlines how Pfizer and Moderna did not report absolute risk reduction numbers, and only reported relative risk reduction numbers.

Unreported absolute risk reduction measures of 0.7% and 1.1% for the Pfzier/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, respectively, are very much lower than the reported relative risk reduction measures. Reporting absolute risk reduction measures is essential to prevent outcome reporting bias in evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy.

Brown’s paper also cites Doshi’s paper which makes the same point, “As was also noted in the BMJ Opinion, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna reported the relative risk reduction of their vaccines, but the manufacturers did not report a corresponding absolute risk reduction, which appears to be less than 1%.”

Absolute risk reduction (ARR) – also called risk difference (RD) – is the most useful way of presenting research results to help your decision-making, so why wouldn’t it be reported? (source)

Omitting absolute risk reduction findings in public health and clinical reports of vaccine efficacy is an example of outcome reporting bias. which ignores unfavorable outcomes and misleads the public’s impression and scientific understanding of a treatment efficacy and benefits…Such examples of outcome reporting bias mislead and distort the public’s interpretation of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine efficacy and violate the ethical and legal obligations of informed consent.” – Brown

Furthermore, there are a variety of other factors that may be responsible for a drop in cases that we are likely to see in combination with the rollout of these vaccines. One of those factors is previous infection, as there is evidence suggesting that previous infection is more efficient than the vaccine when it comes to creating immunity.

I’m not aware of any vaccine out there which will ever give you more immunity than if you’re naturally recovered from the illness itself…If you’ve naturally recovered from it, my understanding as a doctor level scientist is that those antibodies will always be better then a vaccine, and if you know any differently, please let me know. – Dr. Suneel Dhand, an internal medicine physician based in the United States

Vaccine expert and Harvard professor of medicine Dr. Martin Kulldorff recently tweeted that, “After having protected themselves while working class were exposed to the virus, the vaccinated Zoomers now want Vaccine Passports where immunity from prior infection does not count, despite stronger evidence for protection. One more assault on working people.”

There are multiple studies hinting at the point the professor makes, that those who have been infected with covid may have immunity for years, and possibly even decades. For example, according to a new study authored by respected scientists at leading labs, individuals who recovered from the coronavirus developed “robust” levels of B cells and T cells (necessary for fighting off the virus) and “these cells may persist in the body for a very, very long time.”

With all of this said, there is also evidence suggesting that the vaccines are indeed working. 22 renowned scientists published an article titled “The vaccine worked, we can safely lift lockdown.” It was pertaining to the United Kingdom. Many of these scientists have also been quite vocal about their belief that not everybody needs to be vaccinated, and the fact that this is indeed the message we are being bombarded with is suspicious given the fact that this messaging does not, as one of the Professors, Dr. Sunetra Gupta of Oxford University explains, does not align with the science. All this is expressed by her, and others, while maintaining their belief that the vaccine can be used as a great tool for focused protection, on those who are vulnerable and who need it the most.

In the article, they explain,

It is time to recognize that, in our substantially vaccinated population, Covid-19 will take its place among the 30 or so respiratory viral diseases with which humans have historically co-existed. This has been explicitly accepted in a number of recent statements by the Chief Medical Officer. For most vaccinated and other low-risk people, Covid-19 is now a mild endemic infection, likely to recur in seasonal waves which renew immunity without significantly stressing the NHS.

Covid-19 no longer requires exceptional measures of control in everyday life, especially where there have been no evaluations and little credible evidence of benefit. Measures to reduce or discourage social interaction are extremely damaging to the mental health of citizens; to the education of children and young people; to people with disabilities; to new entrants to the workforce; and to the spontaneous personal connections from which innovation and enterprise emerge. The DfE recommendations on face covering and social distancing in schools should never have been extended beyond Easter and should cease no later than 17 May. Mandatory face coverings, physical distancing and mass community testing should cease no later than 21 June along with other controls and impositions. All consideration of immunity documentation should cease.

The Takeaway: Regardless of how effective the vaccine is at preventing the spread of COVID, and more, there are a number of valid scientific reasons why freedom of choice and informed consent should always remain. A number of “pro-vaccine” scientists who believe and point to the idea that these vaccines are indeed working are also pointing out that they believe mandatory vaccines for travel, employment, and school are unscientific and unethical. If this vaccine was completely safe and effective, travel mandates, for example wouldn’t be needed, everybody would be rushing to get one. Do we really want to give governments the power to implement health mandates when it goes against the will of so many people, doctors, and scientists? Is it not enough to simply promote and recommend people receive the vaccine instead of using measures to coerce the entire population to do so? Why are certain viewpoints, opinions, research and evidence of so many experts in the field being completely ignored and in some cases ridiculed if they oppose the common narrative we receive from governments and mainstream media?

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