You might laugh, but, walking the dog at the times of quarantine, even for half an hour, can clear the mind and structure your thoughts! As there is no pressure from the real world. That pressure is on hold. Sleeps for a while, awaiting the time to wake up and start grinding us all again and again. Till we die.
Apparent, logical thought is to use the time we have left on Earth to do something which will stay behind us. Not like Gladio, but like Nikola Tesla.
Mentioning Nikola Tesla is not for a scientific reason. Neither for his inventions, we still use as the main idea for advancing our civilization. It is because Nikola Tesla did not let his school interfere with his education as Mark Twain, his friend, said! Like it or not, knowing about Nikola Tesla or not, when you switch on and off the lights at your home, you send the message to Nikola Tesla. That is called immortality.
Or, to mention the story about the moral values of King Louis XVI, who in 1755 rejected the new weapon, the forerunner of machine-gun. He made the inventor the enemy of humanity using the expression of famous Rolan de Roncevaux, “Cursed be the coward who invented arms capable of killing from a distance.”
From then onward, the distance was increasing, and now the speed of delivering is expanding. What went wrong?
Nothing. It just stayed the same. Conquer was then conquer is now.
Means changed. Our minds stayed the same. However, quarantine is the opportunity event letting us to, at least try, to transmute our mind!
Be able to see what is in front of our nose! Finally!
That was part of the fascinating and inspiring discussion I had in the evening with another young gentleman of the same age as my youngest son. Namely, we started to talk about soda bicarbonate and lemon. About and the pros and cons of different prevention processes, continuing by mentioning one lecture, I do not want to reveal here, and finishing with the observation of two crucial figures in the history of biology and microbiology.
That of Louis Paster and that of Antoine Bechamp. The first discovered principles of vaccination supporting the germ theory of disease and is called the father of microbiology. The second synthesized the first organic arsenical drug. That drug was used by Paul Erlich to manufacture the first chemotherapeutic drug.
As we continue discussing different matters, I was pleasantly surprised by the zeal of that young gentleman to learn new and to share his knowledge and thoughts about many issues arising from the situation we are facing now. With the young generation eager to learn, Earth has the future I already mentioned in Quarantine diaries Day 2.
I will not emphasize the quality of education in the last 100 years. Still I will only mention that the Theory of Paster is compulsory in schools while the Theory of Becham is somehow not taught. Like it is forbidden, but still in front of our nose! So, let me quote a passage from Wikipedia: “Béchamp’s rivalry with Pasteur was initially for priority in attributing fermentation to microorganisms, later for attributing the silkworm disease pebrine to microorganisms, and eventually over the validity of germ theory. Béchamp also disputed cell theory.
Claiming discovery that the “molecular granulations” in biological fluids were actually the elementary units of life, Béchamp named them microzymas—that is, “tiny enzymes”—and credited them with producing both enzymes and cells while “evolving” amid favorable conditions into multicellular organisms. Denying that bacteria could invade a healthy animal and cause disease, Béchamp claimed instead that unfavorable host and environmental conditions destabilize the host’s native microzymas, whereupon they decompose host tissue by producing pathogenic bacteria.
While cell theory and germ theory gained widespread acceptance, granular theories became obscure. Béchamp’s version, microzymian theory, has been retained by small groups, especially in alternative medicine.”
Food for thought it is thanks to the young gentleman and his first doubts about soda bicarbonate and lemon!
Here you can find more about “forgotten” Antoine Bechamp by reading the book in kindle edition.
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