The Amish: A Covid-19 Case Study
For more than a century, the conventional health care paradigm has been guided by the acceptance of Louis Pasteur’s germ theory as gospel and that the human immune system is inadequate to handle the task of healing. Whether it’s cancer or Covid-19, the prevailing wisdom is that we have to fight and kill the pathogen at all costs. Never mind that Pasteur is believed to have said on his death bed that it is a person’s terrain, not germs, that is the true source of the problem. If you don’t believe that is true, then ask yourself, “Why do some people exposed to the same toxins as others not get sick?“
We cannot ignore how sickness can be mentally influenced by messages that we are subjected to hearing on a regular basis. For example, fear of death and disease is the daily message that is streamed endlessly to the American public via visual media, courtesy to the mammoth advertising budget that Big Pharma interests have available to them.
The floodgates opened up when drug companies were allowed to advertise prescription drugs directly to U.S. consumers. According to an NPR report entitled, “This Is Your Brain On Drug Ads,” pharmaceutical firms spent $6 billion on televised drug ads in 2016, while they spent an additional $20 billion marketing their products directly to doctors, pushing drugs that are not shown on television like the most addictive substances.
Now let’s pause for a moment and consider how different the world looks to the Amish, who are a Christian group who lead lives largely apart from modern America. They don’t normally drive, use electricity, or have TVs. During the Covid-19 outbreak of 2020, they became subjects of social and medical experiment. Award-winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson accompanied her camera crew to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to see for herself how Amish communities handled Covid-19.
“There’s no evidence of any more deaths among the Amish than in places that shut down tight — some claim there were fewer here. That’s without masking, staying at home, or vaccines,” Attkisson reported.Tim Hains, How Amish Communities Became The First To Achieve Covid “Herd Immunity” Without Higher Death Rate, Shutdown, Masks, Or Vaccines, Oct 10, 2021.
Calvin Lapp is Amish Mennonite: “All the Amish know we got herd immunity. Of course we got herd immunity! The whole church gets coronavirus. We know we got coronavirus. We think we’re smarter than everybody. We shouldn’t be bragging, but we think we did the right thing.”