131 – Organizational hindrances to pandemic recovery, voluntary solutions, self-worth integration


In this episode we explore facets of problematic organizations and their need to transform, so pandemics and a multiplicity of other challenges can be effectively dealt with, minimizing harm to individuals and businesses. The FDA remains detrimental to widespread testing for covid19, hindering more informed decision-making and innovation (until then, masks, vitamin D, eating low-carb Primal or carnivore, and oximeters can help). Instead of top-down systems, including the typical corporate structure, we need Teal organizations, which honor self-management, holistic human functioning, and evolutionary purpose. The CCP stands in stark contrast to freedom and responsibility; the Chinese people and the rest of the world suffer from its authoritarianism. Free speech and free press, as well as questioning unjust orders, are essential for liberation from domination systems, which reflect the archaic paradigm of control, fear, and punishment. Whether or not we’re parents, we can learn to view ourselves and children as capable, dignified, and respectful beings, worthy of happiness.


F.D.A. Halts Coronavirus Testing Program Backed by Bill Gates – The program allows people in the Seattle area to easily take a coronavirus test at home. Researchers say such testing is essential for future monitoring of the virus. by Mike Baker

The Future of Management Is Teal: Organizations are moving forward along an evolutionary spectrum, toward self-management, wholeness, and a deeper sense of purpose. by Frederic Laloux

Coronavirus Antibody Tests: Can You Trust the Results? A team of scientists worked around the clock to evaluate 14 antibody tests. A few worked as advertised. Most did not. by Apoorva Mandavilli

F.D.A. Orders Companies to Submit Antibody Test Data by Sheila Kaplan

The Man Who Beat the 1957 Flu Pandemic by J. Cavanaugh Simpson

In quest for vaccine, US makes ‘big bet’ on company with unproven technology by Robert Kuznia, Katie Polglase and Gianluca Mezzofiore

Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% in preclinical lab experiments by Darrell Etherington

A Deep Look into COVID-19: Vaccines, Drugs and the Evolutionary Arms Race

A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19: We should be grateful for the conditions that allow us to exist at all, because they won’t last forever by Avi Loeb

NIH move to ax bat coronavirus grant draws fire by Meredith Wadman, Jon Cohen

Two books by Nathaniel Branden containing the important questions about childhood

Question #11. Did your parents project that they believed in your basic goodness? Or did they project that they saw you as bad or worthless or evil?

Parenting from the Inside Out: How A Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.

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Kosheen – All in my head (Planet Funk Remix)