The world is very old, and human beings are very young….

[So] imagine the 15-billion-year lifetime of the universe…[as] a single year….

[T]he earth does not [appear]…until early September;

dinosaurs emerge on Christmas Eve;

flowers arise on December 28th; and

men and women originate at 10:30 PM on New Year’s…


It’s a Mel Brooks, “Springtime for Hitler,” production — autocrats and Trump — as politicians use the pandemic to undermine democracy, retain power and avoid accountability.

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New York Times’ Donald McNeil — (8 min. video)

[McNeil] covered epidemics for…two decades and reported recently on why American society could…be disrupted by COVID-19 for…next two years. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-getting-the-u-s-back-to-normal-in-the-next-couple-months-is-a-fantasy

*****…


Even in the country’s darkest days slimy politicians grifters, cronies and corruptionfavor the wealthy over the rest of us.

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When you drown the government in the bathtub, people die —

“[After] 2001 terrorist attacks…came the tea party, the anti-government conservatism that infected the Republican Party…[fostered] a government that couldn’t produce a rudimentary test for coronavirus…contain the pandemic…produce…


The actions of certain politicians during this crisis constitute negligent homicide — delays ordering medical equipment — and are actively undermining elections — creating false choices — to retain power and avoid accountability.

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Report: The Trump administration didn’t order ventilators or masks until mid-March —

“[Trump] failed to place bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, ventilators, and other medical equipment…until mid-March…


The structure of our medieval political and economic systemsvote suppression, economic policy, healthcare and Internetis being used against citizens and needs to be replaced.

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Trump admits voter suppression

“Trump went on Fox and Friends to talk about switching the 2020 election to mail-in, and said, that if you [did]…‘you’d…


Science and technology, not politicians — ignored virus warning, virtual democracy, geoengineering — is the future of civilization.

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U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic —

“Trump and lawmakers played down the threat and failed to take action that might have slowed the spread of the [virus]…until this month….

[HHS] had been alerted to the initial reports…


A collaborative guide to COVID-19 care

Emerging Symptoms

Notice if you suffer from any of the following first symptoms:

· Fever

· Fatigue

· Sore throat

· Dry (unproductive) cough

· Coughing up slime

· Joint / muscle pain

· Shortness of breath

· Lack of hunger

Initial symptoms may also include headache, chills, dizziness, nasal congestion, abdominal…


That technology keeps improving — lasers, brain-hacking, tires and biology — while civilization continues to stagnate is a recipe for disaster.

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Goodyear’s Concept Tire Regenerates Burned-Off Rubber —

“250 million tires were scrapped in the US in 2017 [alone]…[so] Goodyear’s engineers designed…[one] that works a bit like a stick of lip balm.


Increasingly appears that this year and this decade — U.S. decline, Putin’s game, voting, police and data — are likely to chronicle a change in the course of civilization for the worse.

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The case that America’s in decline —

“Is Trump a symptom or a disease? And if he’s a symptom, what’s the underlying sickness? Decadence…[with]…


Staying ahead of natural selection — pandemic, longevity, technologies, meteors and asteroids — is a constant challenge for us as individuals, a species and the planet.

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What a Pandemic in America Might Look Like —

“The global health machine is always watching for signs of new disease…[so] WHO and CDC, experts…’have a situation room, much like [military]…[with] 30…

Doc Huston

Consultant & Speaker on future nexus of technology-economics-politics, PhD Nested System Evolution, MA Alternative Futures, Patent Holder — dochuston1@gmail.com

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