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Dec 18, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

So glad you’re writing this book. In Some Assembly Required I was amazed at how our genome incorporated viruses. I forget the details but if you need a popular source for how viruses have been useful that might be helpful if you don’t already know about it. I’m very much looking forward to your book.

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

Fantastic, Steve. I'll be first in line to pre-order your book when it becomes available. Congrats, and thank you.

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Thanks for your support, Mo!

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

Once again, congratulations! Great achievement and well deserved honor!

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Jan 3, 2022Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

As a microbiologist I could not more agree with you. Thank you for your well written post. As you said the microbes and the immune system have gotten some bad reputation. And that is a tragedy because without our microbes there will be no life. Indeed the microbiome diversity has decreased over the last decades with severe consequences for our health. We must change this otherwise it will have dramatic consequences for us.

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As a fairly recent consumer of any and all popular science books on this subject, I am really looking forward to this release. More power to your elbow!

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Dec 21, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

I love your calm, and common sense explanations of immunity and proper response to the covid phenomenon. Your book will be a breath of fresh air!

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Dec 20, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

I look forward to your book, thank you for writing about these themes. The only thing I find ironic, is your usage of the term "antifragile". Though it is an appropriate term to describe human resilience in general, Nassim Taleb has been one of the biggest fear mongerers of the past two years.....he is yet another intellectual brainwashed by the cult.....

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I agree, although I would add that he is the one that made it ironic.

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I will preorder! Proud to know you even though only virtually.

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

Great news about your book! You’ve been a voice of sanity in an increasingly bleak world. The culture of safetyism will continue to hijack our policies without voices like yours.

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

Great news! I look forward to purchasing a hard copy! Your articles have been a joy to read. Thank you.

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

Thank you Steve. I fear, however, that the worst damage is yet to be seen, and the rational voices will never again be heard.

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Dec 17, 2021Liked by Steve Templeton, PhD.

I am glad and grateful to have discovered you on Substack. Enjoyed your interview on American Thought Leaders on EpochTV. Excellent.

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Germophobia is firmly sourced in delusional modern science-medical beliefs in regard to germ-theory. And the belief that germs cause disease is critical to power (fear-mongering) and profits because a pathogen can be targeted with a pill or a needle, while creating a healthy body is much more complicated and if successful, will ultimately destroy the potential for profit.

There is no logic to the concept that 'germs' cause disease because if that were the case then every germ would cause disease in every person and that does not happen.

It is the terrain, not the pathogen which enables disease and the germ is merely a bit player. In other words, it is the body and its ability to remain healthy and to deal with pathogens which is the key to understanding disease and why some get sick and others do not.

However, modern allopathic medicine as a cult of power and profit-driven modern science, has no interest in preventing disease, it just wants to profit from disease and for that it requires an enemy - enter germ stage left, or right, or above, or below. The germ is the perfect enemy because like demons in ancient times, it cannot be easily seen and can shape-shift and threaten with every breath.

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