Noted Physician Makes Definitive Moral Case Against Mask Mandates

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Although this primarily speaks to other physicians, it speaks to all people who insist they have the right to force you to wear a face mask in any setting. It is morally and ethically wrong as all physicians take the Hippocratic Oath to “Do no harm”. ⁃ TN Editor

I don’t have unlimited rights with respect to you.  How do I know this?  Since the signing of the US Constitution and its Amendments, and the Enlightenment generally, but more so since Emancipation, the Women’s Voting Rights Act, and the US Civil Rights Movement, the most widely accepted understanding of human rights is that they pertain to the equality, autonomy, dignity, freedom from bondage or oppression and the exercise of self-determination that contemporary people generally acknowledge as self-evident and inherent to each human being.

These establish, among other rights, for you to be free from oppression or harm done by me or anyone else.  Internationally, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Nuremberg Code, the Helsinki Declaration are all guiding documents to governments around the world on the treatment of human beings, and our right as humans to be free from abuse.

This right of the individual to be free from harm has been widely appreciated, if not so widely honored, since much earlier in human history.  Our human right to be free from harm is not to be violated by any entity, within the guidelines of The Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Rabbi Hillel said the essential and inextricable corollary:  “That which is hateful to you, do not do to another. That is the whole of the Torah.  All the rest is commentary.  Go and study.” The Buddha is quoted:  “You shouldn’t harm others if you love yourself.”  The Golden Rule is attributed to Jesus in each of the Gospels.

The instruction not to inflict harm is so essential that it is basic to major religions.  It is the central operating principle of civil societies, and harmonious institutions, alliances, friendships and households.  The Golden Rule is the only common precept among all the world’s religions.

So it is well-established that I am not allowed to cause harm to you.  It is worth repeating: I may not hurt you.  As a physician, I work under, as the central principle of my philosophy and my practice, the Golden Rule as Hillel’s corollary, otherwise known as the Hippocratic Oath: First Do No Harm.

But aren’t we all under the same oath?  Aren’t we all obligated to not cause harm?

I never ask anyone to wear a mask.  Why?  I have no right to obstruct anyone’s breathing.  I have no right to cause widely demonstrated and clinically confirmed hypoxic injuries to the brain, heart and musculoskeletal system known in the peer-reviewed research to be caused by masking.  Yes, I am sorry that you have been told over the last year that masks don’t reduce oxygen, by emphatic and dogmatic people, but the fact remains that oxygen deficit during mask-wearing is very thoroughly established in peer-reviewed clinical data.  Here[1], here[2] and here[3], for example.

And yes, surgeons also suffer from deoxygenation.[4]  Excess of carbon dioxide, as it accumulates inside a mask, also is a mild poisoning of the entire body, and this is also established in clinical data. [5] [6]  So if you demand that a child, a worker, a traveler, a consumer or anyone else wear a mask, you have been demanding that they mildly poison themselves.

I know this is vexing for some to read, but you cannot inflict harm with any moral authority, and you need to stop that now that you know it’s a problem, if you want to be able to live with yourself, or to exist peacefully with a good conscience.

But what about viruses?

What about them?  There are trillions of viruses on our skin.[7]  Must all skin be covered? Light, airborne, breeze-carried, aerosolized viruses have wafted through the mesh of masks, and shot out the side jets under people’s ears so consistently for the last year, that masked populations have had higher rates of COVID-19 than unmasked populations.[8]

Covid has a 99.74% survival rate among even those who take none of the best-known measures against it.[9] [10]  Well-informed doctors keep our patients stocked with adequate preventive strategies against covid, which have a near perfect track record of prevention and recovery,[11]  none of which involves the health-destroying practice of mask-wearing.

As a physician who has studied covid for about a year, my opinion is that covid is no threat whatsoever to well-informed people in any age group who have access to one or more inexpensive remedies, especially now that it, like all previous coronaviruses, has passed peak virulence and pathogenicity, and has mutated into more benign variants, with rapidly declining hospitalizations.[12]

Why do I have no right at all to demand that another person wear a mask? Even inside my home?  Even when people are only a foot away from me?  Even when we hug or shake hands?

Because I have no right to raise their blood pressure by an average of 12 points systolic.[13]  I have no right to force anyone to incubate an average of 100,000 bacterial colonies in their airways or on their skin, which were cultured from the used masks of European train commuters.[14]  I have no right to immobilize the cilia of people’s airways, which they need to help escalate inhaled viruses, bacteria and fungi up the trachea, away from the lungs.[15]  I have no right to put asbestos fiber size particles deep into their lungs, where those can begin the process of pulmonary fibrosis (the most frightening and hopeless disease I have seen as a physician) and are unlikely to be exhaled.[16]  I have no right to interfere with the function of a person’s immune system to perform its usual functions.[17] [18] [19]

My research team has compiled the most comprehensive research in the English language on the hazards of masks, through several peer-reviewed articles here,[20] in which we cited and linked to over 200 studies in the peer-reviewed published medical literature.

I do not have the right to impose a face covering on anyone, to put an obstacle in the path of anyone’s breath, and neither does anybody else, ever.  If you think that you have that right, to make that demand of others, are you willing to pay the reparations, for both suffering and medical expenses, for the pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, cancer, and other diseases and injuries that may result from mask-wearing?

[1] Z Zhaoshi. Potential risks when some special people wear masks.  No. 1 Dept of Neurology, The Third Hospital of Jilin University.  Apr 18 2020.  https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764955

[2] T Kao, K Huang, et al.  The physiological impact of wearing an N95 mask during hemodialysis as a precaution against SARS in patients with end-stage renal disease.  J Formos Med Assoc.  Aug 2004.  103 (8).  624-628.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15340662/

[3] R Roberge, A Coca, et al.  Physiological impact of the N95 filtering facepiece respirator on healthcare workers.  Respir Care.  May 2010.  55 (5).  569-577.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20420727/

[4] A Beder, U Buyukkocak, et al.  Preliminary report on surgical mask induced deoxygenation during major surgery.  Neurocirugia  2008.  19.  121-126.  http://scielo.isciii.es/pdf/neuro/v19n2/3.pdf

[5] J Williams, J Krah, et al.  The physiological burden of prolonged PPE use on healthcare workers during long shifts.  US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Jun 10 2020.  https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2020/06/10/ppe-burden/

[6] Acid-base physiology, 4.4 Respiratory acidosis-Metabolic effects.  https://www.anaesthesiamcq.com/AcidBaseBook/ab4_4.php

[7] J Mokili, F Rohwer, et al.  Metagenomics and future perspectives in virus discovery.  Curr Opin Virology.  Feb 2012. 2 (1).  63-77.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1879625711001908?via%3Dihub

[8] C Huber.  Proposed mechanisms by which masks increase risk of COVID-19.  PDMJ.  Dec 7 2020.  Winter 2020.  https://pdmj.org/papers/masks_false_safety_and_real_dangers_part4/

[9] J Ioannidis.  The infection fatality rate of COVID-19 inferred from seroprevalence data.  Preprint.  June 8, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.13.20101253

[10] US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Sep 10 2020.  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/planning-scenarios.html

[11] https://c19study.com/

[12] Coronavirus latest: South Africa variants found in Conn; Long Island ICU capacity at 80%. NPR. Feb 15 2021.  https://www.wshu.org/post/coronavirus-latest-south-africa-variant-found-conn-long-island-icu-capacity-80#stream/0

[13] C St. Croix, B Morgan, et al.  Fatiguing inspiratory muscle work causes reflex sympathetic activation in humans.  J Physiol.  Dec 1 2000.  529 Pt 2 (Pt 2).  493-504.  doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.2000.00493.x.  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11101657/

[14] Blick.  Your corona mask really is that gruesome.  [article in German].  Sep 16, 2020.

https://amp.blick.ch/wirtschaft/gebrauchte-exemplare-getestet-so-gruusig-ist-ihre-corona-maske-wirklich-id16096358.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social_user&utm_campaign=blick_amp

[15] C Kempeneers, C Seaton, et al.  Ciliary functional analysis: beating a path towards standardization.  Pediatr Pulmonol.  Oct 2019.  54 (10).  1627-1638.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.24439  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31313529/

[16] G Oberdorster, E Oberdorster, et al.  Nanotoxicology: An emerging discipline evolving from studies of ultrafine particles.  Environ Health Perspect. Jul 2005.  113(7): 823-839.  doi: 10.1289/ehp.7339  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1257642/

[17] S Casalino-Matsuda, N Wang, et al.  Hypercapnia alters expression of immune response, nucleosome assembly and lipid metabolism genes in differentiated human bronchial epithelial cells.  Sci Rep.  Sep 10 2018.  13508.  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-32008-x

[18] D O’Croinin, et al.  Sustained hypercapnic acidosis during pulmonary infection increases bacterial load and worsens lung injury.  Crit Care Med.  36.  2128-2135.  https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e31817d1b59

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18552698/

[19] E Laserna, O Sibila, et al.  Hypocapnia and hypercapnia are predictors for ICU admission and mortality in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.  Chest.  Nov 2012.  142 (5):  1193-1199.  doi: 10.1378/chest.12-0576  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22677348/

[20] Primary Doctor Medical Journal.  https://PDMJ.org

 

 

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banjocat

This is so extraordinarily obvious… I have not yet worn a mask in public. I have been kicked out of stores and nearly arrested at a Natural Grocers. We were asked to leave and after asking a few questions about the policy we left. We were in the parking lot when the police arrived – long story short – in order to avoid arrest I/we were coerced to give the police our names (which is not required if there is no crime). My friend refused – and they arrested her. She is now facing two class b misdemeanor charges. They… Read more »

Damon Orr

Thanks fir posting! I have a disorder called spontaneous pneumo thorax disorder (ss2) a mask will straight kill me or but me in sever pain .people do not realize the complicity of their bodies lungs and immune system. That being said they try to enforce it on me but no more! The masks have smart dust in them check the fibers. Be safe they will take me out soon fight fight pls

banjocat

I’m so sorry to hear about your condition and how you are being treated – just awful. How easily we have given our power away. My husband has severe sinus issues and often can’t breathe easily through his nose. To block the air flow and create a damp, humid environment should only be done if the aim is to get sick. This is pure insanity… a mass psychosis and I’ve been trying to do my small part in breaking the spell. And you’re right! The masks, cloth especially, are terrible and will cause much damage to the wearers in the… Read more »

Cephasmama

I’m so sorry that happened. Natural grocers was fine in the beginning and suddenly they became Nazi’s. One of the ones here in CO finally reversed their stance again so I can shop there but the other one in town kicks people out. I even emailed them and got a snarky response from the manager. Sprouts here is horrible no matter where you go in this state. The county I live in does not follow the mandates by our power hungry governor but places like Sprouts still does. A group of people tried going in 2 weeks ago but the… Read more »

Banjocat

I have contacted NG headquarters several times and they simply ignore me. They have lost my business for good. I did see that video about the mask arrest in TX – absolutely disgusting. You nailed the problem down correctly – it is the people that stand there, just like in Nazi Germany, and allow a person to be abused in front of their eyes and do nothing. We are in big trouble and those that approve of this madness will find themselves on the receiving end of a taser sooner or later. And then in bewilderment say “but I did… Read more »

Jyll

I recently moved from CO to PA. I thought I was getting away from liberal lunacy, but I ended up moving to another corrupt state. PA was red, but because of the fraudulent election, it is now a fucking blue state. Or so they say. The only thing this state has going for it, is the Amish and close farms. At least if the covid passport becomes a reality, I know the Amish will not prevent us from buying produce.

Frances Robson

Excellent!

Dick Leppky

So why don’t the bureaucrats ‘health’ officials know this? Or, more likely, if they do know about it (or how to find it!), why are they ‘mandating’ these crimes against humanity…with the full backing of Marxist Governments at all levels, since it’s actually against constitutional and charter rights in ‘democratic’ countries. When will we see the laws applied in the numerous court challenges and/or the class action suits that could put some of these criminals in prisons?

Jyll

Because in the pyramid of hierarchy system, the lower level only gets to know what they need in order to do their job. They don’t get to know the “whys” of what they are being told to implement. They don’t have any power. They are just doing what they are told. That’s how those in power like it.

Kat

Amen! Funny thing is just today I got attacked by a mask Nazi and asked her that very question, who gave her any right to harm my health, she couldn’t answer me, so I kept on going. These jackasses have no clue what the difference is between a law and a useless mandate. I am so sick of this crap and stupid people!

Jim G

Who is the physician that wrote this article? Colleen Huber posted it but who wrote it?

Marie

This is a good article, but I have heard that doctors no longer take the Hippocratic Oath.