Day 085

Long time without sharing. The internal dichotomy and the revolt of angels and demons in my head continuous. But order emerges from chaos. I am on a good path. Will share more once have a minute or two to edit my posts. It took longer than a few weeks to turn the tide on the coronavirus pandemic but nevertheless we…

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Educated

I have stumbled upon this book through Bill Gates's recommendation who wrote: I’ve always prided myself on my ability to teach myself things. Whenever I don’t know a lot about something, I’ll read a textbook or watch an online course until I do.I thought I was pretty good at teaching myself—until I read Tara Westover’s memoir Educated. So I had to…

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Who is to B(l)AME?

While I was doing my research on COVID-19 vs. Spanish Flu, it struck me that one of the hypotheses behind the high number of deaths among young people during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic was overcrowding in the military settings and secondary bacterial infection. Increased risk in the military population could be due to increased influenza transmission, increased risk of bacterial…

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Day 038

It was a good day. It is the end of the beginning but the future doesn't have to be bad. A lot will depend on how we will benefit the positive change and take ownership of that new beginning. So what has changed? It more what has been done and achieved in an incredibly small period of time. 100,000 tests…

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Day 037

The epidemic in hospitals seem to have plateaued and there is a degree of optimism the number of deaths will be gradually falling now. There's however another epidemic that doesn't seem to slow down. That's the outbreak in the care homes. The government has stopped "sugar-coating" the fact that more could be done to prevent the deaths. As a matter…

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Day 036

I got back into my reading but the procrastination has taken the lead and I have finished the evening, and as a matter of fact the night, poorly. Even though, while eating again at 1 am in the night, I had stumbled upon a short documentary on COVID-19 produced by Netflix. This is definitely to be recommended. It's part of…

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Day 035

https://youtu.be/h2DlGTRcbGw He's back! Following his recovery, he is back in business to lead the nation, but not to answer questions in the Commons. Double standards or realisation how much ignorance has costed the nation. In a way, if EU would fail following this pandemic, which concerns I have already voiced, it could save Brexit and give it for once grounds…

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Day 034

Another quiet Sunday filled with coach occupation, family video calling and colloquially named 'chilling'. I did force myself later in the afternoon to go for a run. I did 4.83 km in just over a half an hour which I was surprised and rather pleased with myself. The evening ended with another session of beers and TV. Working on a…

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Day 033

And the weekend already. Tempus fugit! Day by day goes by like crazy. My daughter feels most of my day. It's hard to focus as there is constant interruption. Nevertheless, there is always something to do, especially if it goes about the cleanliness. Try to keep a house spotless with a five-year-old and a cat with ever-increasing fur. It was…

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Day 032

Inaction, mental strain, disputes and a threat to an intellect. Valuing an opinion to a study, following the chants over reason. When the truth and reality diminish, the chaos emerges. By the time we all become confused beyond any visible clarity of thoughts is too late. How to stay rational in society that becomes more and more irrational. Even normally…

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