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Too many (at least nominally) Orthodox bishops were all too ready to shut down for as long as the politicians told them. Did Nero or Diocletian simply have to say "pandemic" and all the Christians would have been obligated to end Christianity?
Could it start by erasing our individuality and humanity? Faces are the most recognizably human part of us. Could the renewed push toward face coverings be partly to condition us to think of our humanity as shameful, by hiding our faces? By hiding our faces needlessly, we hinder our ability to...
Sokal affair in reverse? Did social sciences finally figure out how to troll the hard sciences with goofy papers?
Physicist publishes nonsense paper in leading postmodern social science journal:
Later, a group of researchers sent about 20 nonsense...
Mostly the part about being subject to "the ruling authorities"
I've always heard this to mean to obey the laws of the land. The sticking point is what happens when the king or emperor or president whatever gives orders that are immoral or just plain idiotic?
1. If it's wrong to disobey the...
@J Michael - that would be a no. There are no FDA/EMA approved mRNA or adenovirus vaccines (Emergency use authorization is not an approval).
Closest available to these are a few DNA vaccines for veterinary use (West Nile in horses, canine melanoma in dogs, avian influenza in chickens)