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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Received from a dear Irish friend.

Two Paddy's roll out the Pub late one night both paralytic drunk, having spent all their money

And missed their last bus home, they start staggering home and come to the bus garage

They see the door has been left open, Mick says to Patrick I can’t walk any further I think

I will nick a bus and drive us home, Patrick says that’s a good idea I’ll keep watch but be

Sure to get a number 25 it goes right down our road. After a few minutes a bus starts up

And drives out, Patrick sees it’s a number 12, and shouts to Mick I told you to nick a number

25, Mick says I couldn’t find one, but this goes to the high street - we can walk home from there

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

In all of this madness, I had forgotten how to laugh and share a sense of humour. I am working on this now as I realise that humour may be one of the only ways to break belief in the Great Narrative. There is a person on Twitter with the handle TheEyes2022 and although he uses dark humour, he summarises articulately the absurdity of everything that is happening in the sciences right now. It is enough to shake you awake the way it is done. Love JP Sears and Robert Malone's weekly funnies. These keep me moving forward at the moment. I am fully awake to what is happening in science, governance and the WEF. I feel as though the bottom has fallen out of me waking up to this. I'm working daily on trying to find some inner joy. I had a moment recently where I threw caution to the wind, did something utterly fun and unlike me, and found myself in an unguarded moment of belly laughter. It really was medicine for the soul and it felt good, like old times and like my old self before I woke up to this nightmare. I believe rediscovering joy is one of the best acts of defiance in all of this.

Thank you for being such a wonderful human through this Dr Lawrie. Your energy and conscientiousness energises me and keeps me moving forward. I will be standing up to whatever comes this winter, regardless of the cost, because it is the right thing to do. I won't be complying with any more rules based on pseudoscience.

Good luck and God bless to all. Keep smiling.

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I am with you regarding the non-compliance come fall/winter, not that I followed suit any time before. I have been happily maskless, testless, and jabless right from the beginning of all this nonsense. Got to be an excellent whistler as well last year in all of the stores...that gave me a whole lot of laughs and joy! Humour is everything!

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I commend you. I naively thought there was incompetence at the beginning and that the actual science would catch up with the media and government and that everything would be okay. Only as time passed, everthing became more and more absurd. I subjected myself to PCR testing and I kick myself now. I didn't need it as I knew I was ill and had already determined I would isolate to protect others. I soon realised that test was not for me, or to protect others, but to generate fear with statistics. I am ashamed it took me so long to see things for what they are. I remember I was one of the first people to remove my mask in my community. I went to a shop, was actually petrified I would get grief but held my head high. Got some horrible looks but stuck with it. At the checkout, I saw a child surrounded by a sea of masks with not a single expression on his face. He started at me probably because I was the odd one in the crowd and I pulled a tongue at him. He grinned from ear to ear. That moment filled my heart with pure joy. We need human expression. If I believed masks work, I would of course wear one but the bulk of the peer-reviewed literature demonstrates that they don't work! We need human expression. I plan to take a leaf out of your book. :)

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I know I am not fully comprehending what is happening—that the government is trying to kill the people that I love more than life. Our minds protect us from the truth on some level. I’ve been awake since 1997 and I’ve become so angry and cynical after all of this time that it’s noticeable to the people in my life. I’ve had to make huge efforts to counter this. I purposely seek out joy everyday, although I must say, I don’t find a lot to laugh about.

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"I purposely seek out joy everyday..." Beautiful. I find it easier when I unplug from the computer and spend time with people I love.

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I can empathise wholeheartedly. I am totally different from the person I used to be. I feel helpless everyday because I don't know what to do to help people. I have written to MPs, filled out consultations, written to people of influence, I've even written to American regulators! I feel so helpless and so angry but I realise this is not a good or healthy state and will not be useful in this fight. I have to work daily to challenge the anger. I'm angry with the MHRA, the government, the media, the pharmaceutical industry, with corrupt scientists and institutions, and the doctors and nurses who are going along with this without question. I feel despair on a daily basis. It is for this reason that I subscribe to our eminent scientists for regular updates (I trust these people). I have started donating small amounts of money (what I can spare) to independent media and organisations such as the World Council for Health so that they have the resources to challenge the system and bring about positive change. We must use the energy this musters within us to help build a better world and challenge the evil that is knocking on the door! Staying healthy and remaining joyful is an act of defiance.

I feel for you living with this knowledge since 1997. That is a long time to carry the weight of this burden - seemingly alone given how many people did not wake up until recently.

We can't comprehend what might be happening because we have empathy. We are not psychopaths or pathological liars. I studied world war 2 in depth because I could not understand how a nation could persecute and torture one demographic based on religion. I needed to know how evil ever rose to power because I could not understand it. I'm not comparing what is happening to the holocaust but I do see the parallels in the propoganda and the messaging which is pushed by a cooped media. It feels like 1939 Germany to me at the moment. The tide is turning however. We must be there for people who are waking up because we know only too well the pain it causes when you realise what is going on. Just know that you are not alone. Good luck and God bless. Thank you for being a good human.

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What a beautiful response! “Staying healthy and remaining joyful is an act of defiance.“ You are so right! I am very impressed by your drive to create change. Thank you for all that you do. You have inspired me to become more proactive. I believe there are countless parallels today to World War ll, which is absolutely shocking to me. I grew up being taught by the adults in my life to be absolutely horrified by the Holocaust and it shocks me we could so easily return to that mindset. Have we learned nothing? Have we not evolved at all?

Yes, I woke up in 1997 as a result of working as a reporter for many years and seeing a profound change in the way the news was being presented starting around that time by AP and UPI. The bias toward the left went against everything we learned at university in journalism school. And as a person who easily sees patterns, it snowballed from there. I started researching everything. And yes, absolutely no one in my life believed me at the time, but I did find a band of awake people online and learned a lot from them. It all seems like a long time ago now. I must say, though, I didn’t know that what was ahead would include killing us all. How does one adjust to that realization?

It’s our express duty as awake people to plant as many seeds as we can in our world. I have, thankfully, been successful at that. Thanks for inspiring me further.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

"Tess is right about humor. I know humor. My friends tell me that nobody is funnier than I am. I didn't invent funny, but I elevated it to a new level. And Tess knows, too. She gets it. She knows why we need to laugh."

-Donald J. Trump

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OMG....This just made me snort-laugh.

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🤣🤣🤣

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

The decades old publication known as the The Readers Digest had the section of this almost pocket size book called "Laughter, The best Medicine"! It was always the first pages I turned to. As it indeed illustrated how wonderful charming and absolutely bizzaro comedic humanity can be.

And when it's written down for all to read, all the brain pathways light up to a giggle and hoot.

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Always the first and only thing I read. I even sent in a few articles but never got published lol

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I’d forgotten about that! Loved it for many years.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Like listening to comedian Jim Brewer, especially his show entitled “someone had to say it” which mocks the shenanigans of the covid “crisis “ and the people who thought it was true. so funny.

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Jimmy Dore does similar. Will look Jim Brewer up, thanks.😊

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Ryan Long has some hilarious YouTube videos! He is subtle(?) in his attacks.

Love Jimmy Dore too :)

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Here ‘s one:

https://youtu.be/aJd2XysFsv4

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haha yeh i know him, im already subbed to him. very funny guy

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Yes, Jimmy Dore! 😊 I plan to expand my humor file further. Seems to need some revisions /updates nowadays! Things are morphing....

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Although, I do giggle when reading through a journal of quotes of my 2 growing sons I put together years ago....from the mouths of babes! One son, as a preschooler, termed ashes on the fireplace " burn poopy"! 😂

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yeh I really like Jimmy Dore. Just discovered him maybe last week. He's going on tour and Im getting tickets!

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Your comment came up as I was looking for the link: https://youtu.be/bItcoUb5xsw

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It's actually spelled "Breuer". I totally agree-that show was great!

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Yes thank you. He has a weekly podcast entitled The Breuniverse, which is also quite funny.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

In South Africa during the apartheid era, there was a character called Evita Bezuidenhout (created by Piet-Dirk Uys, performer, author, satirist, and social activist). Evita B (Uys) made so much succinct fun of the crooked thinking about apartheid that then existed, that friend and foe could not help but laugh at themselves. The Prime Minister and his wife walked out during one of Uys's shows, because they could not stomach the satire and humour. That was a big crack in the apartheid façade. In my opinion, this was a great contribution in changing people's thinking about their own prejudices.

So! Yes dr. Lawrie, I completely agree! HUMOUR is a great "changer of minds". Bob Moran is a genious. I share his work far and wide.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Yes, using humor and music are among the things we have available to manage the stress of life under fascist rule.

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Sep 4, 2022·edited Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

You are 100% right about humor being key to both resilience and resistance, Tess. Humor heals at times of grief, loss, and desperation, and humor can help take down empires through strategically deployed satire.

As an aficionado of Irish literature, I especially appreciate the black humor of the Irish, who relied on it as a survival mechanism throughout their history of oppression.

Off the top of my head, Flann O’Brien’s ingeniously meta “At Swim-Two-Birds” is hysterical, and only those who have read it can appreciate how deliciously gratifying the phrase “a lacuna in a palimpsest” (https://www.jstor.org/stable/41549287) is in the context of this masterpiece.

The topic of humor also came up at a recent Jessica Rose post on a Monty Python skit being censored, where I wrote (https://jessicar.substack.com/p/do-we-really-want-to-live-in-a-world/comment/8614705):

It is both totally unbelievable and totally believable that this clip would be censored today. One of the signs of totalitarianism is that the fanatical followers and enforcers of tyranny lose their sense of humor.

On a lighter note, I discovered a hilarious mashup of this skit with Moloko’s “Killa Bunnies” song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XkgWXPMgyI) and included it in the first footnote of this piece:

• “Anatomy of a Philanthropath: Dreams of Democide & Dictatorship – Part 1: A Mostly Peaceful Depopulation” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/anatomy-of-a-philanthropath-dreams)

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

George Carlin, although somewhat crude, is my favorite. He spares not a word of his opinion, often about the government and medical care. You can see him by googling him. He died a while ago but still feels relevant.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

There's a channel on YouTube called Drybar with various stand up comedians, most are really good. This is my favourite skit - The Three

Little Pigs https://youtu.be/l_UegL1R3X8

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That is hysterical.

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

True, I have heard it said that humour may also be the best way to make the “hypnotised” see the other side of the argument.

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Sep 4, 2022·edited Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

My favorite joke, from Free Billy on Igor's substack:

I have a vaccination joke, but most of you won't get it.....

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

My uncle was a bomber pilot in WW II. He was shot down, captured by the Nazis with a broken leg. Patched back together he spent the war in Stalag. Came home to help make Stalag 17 - no credit, no pay. It is a good, if dated laugh. If he could make humor of that so can we. It is survival.

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Sep 4, 2022·edited Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Thank you, Tess! Much needed! Just in the last week, I had to seek out more humor; was just getting too depressed by all the insanity. Humor does indeed help a lot!

[edit]: Should mention that these first three contain "blue language":

* Others here mentioned Jimmy Dore -- a wacky standout is his recent riff on San Francisco's Dore Alley and their bizarre rules ("Get your kink on ... Pants optional, but COVID vaccination required" for some indoor events).

* “Couch surfing at its finest” (in a muddy field): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJVSbEDS8ds

* George Carlin “Germs” excerpt: https://rumble.com/vnawe7-george-carlin-germs-immune-system.html?mref=6zof&mrefc=4

Cleaner stuff:

* Episodes of the British sitcom "Are You Being Served?" Decades old, so some sexism and racism, but mostly great fun

* Victor Borge, for folks who like humor and great music combined

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That couch surfing is hilarious!

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You're welcome! Glad you like the videos. Gotta keep our spirits up in these trying times.

This one is fun, too. Stumbled on it while looking for the in-the-mud video. That Jamie O'Brien is a sport! You can go to the 5-minute mark if you just want to see the couch-surfing part: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znXTEUEoak4&t=300s

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Thank you, OldLeonB! Love George Carlin!!! And Jimmy Dore and Victor Borge. I will check out the others you recommend!:)

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Meme canon on telegram. Memes are the new Sunday comics

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Sep 4, 2022Liked by Dr Tess Lawrie, MBBCh, PhD​

Such a fantastic post, all the way around. From the deeply human subject matter, to the links (baby is priceless), to the idea of a shared screening of Bob Moran’s movie. Count me in. I truly believe that if we all laughed together, even if separated, and surrounded by grumpy hypnotized people, it will open the “gates of heaven,” to borrow from a more common spiritual tradition.

If I may add, the word spiritual comes from the root of breathing (like aspiration of a syringe), I find it to be deeply connected to the totality of the effects of this plandemic. That is to say, the impact of Covid on the respiratory functions had impacted the spiritual ones.

Thank you so much Tess, your interview with Bret Weinstein, was a major factor in my ability to see through this… the film you and your husband made about the letter to Andrew Hill (i believe that was his name), is what convinced me that the Mass Formation hypothesis, had merit, if not totally correct.

I can’t thank you enough, without your work (and others obviously) I would have lost my sanity (and probably my health), not just my income and material comforts.

Much love, and gratitude

Amir Benjamin Drori (ABD)

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