Until Gutenberg invented the printing press, it was difficult to challenge authority, hence the stability of the systems in place for centuries, even millennia. The printing press allowed an increase in the circulation of ideas in all fields, which accelerated even more with the modern media: radio, telephone, television, etc. But with the invention of the Internet, we can really talk about an explosion of information. Anyone, even those living on the smallest island in the Pacific or floating on an iceberg in Antarctica, if they have a good Wi-Fi connection, can have access to a library of almost all the human knowledge of all times, in all fields, updated continuously.

When I was a child, what the family doctor said was gospel, and no one would even have thought of disputing it.

A few years ago, having to consult a urologist for a serious problem, he strongly recommended an extremely heavy therapy with the worst predictions for my survival if I did not follow his recommendations. Having access to the Internet led me to go see another specialist who recommended an infinitely lighter treatment which, after a few months of a simple course of injections, quickly reversed the problem.

Today, concerning Covid, the internet is inundated with the most varied and often contradictory recommendations of leading medical experts. And between the anti and pro-vax, we are approaching religious wars! So, before any decision, enter into your Self, create a deep silence within, and follow what your inner guide tells you. And trust in Life, with a capital L. If you trust her, she will not let you down.

Pierre Pradervand
October 2021