Is There a Reality Vacuum?

I have been more than a little shocked by the goings on in London and the way that the “government” have been handling things. It seems to me that they are having / have had a marked unwillingness to face reality or truth. Everything must have some kind of positive spin and they will not admit to having made any mistakes. How can they learn if they do not acknowledge error? It is ridiculous that they do not imagine other people see mistakes and when they deny it, we haven’t made any mistakes, what does it achieve? It just makes them look both incompetent and liars. Is this denial and spin thing so endemic that people are reality averse? Who the fuck are they kidding?

I remember way back when one had to talk up research grant proposals so that they were shiny and sexy. I even did it. So, the habit to overegg, like some dodgy used car salesman, is part and parcel of modern ways. Why? We are doing a great job. Repeat said mantra and maybe you might convince yourself, but not others. Just exactly who are they trying to convince? Spin, spin, spin….

Is this denial of reality an epidemic too? Orange man in the USA is a stark example of someone who refuses to accept the obvious. He must be mirroring a more widespread behaviour, for us all. Everything is going to be OK. Claiming that the vaccine was his victory is off and by a long way. It is selective, science is great when it makes you look good, mistaken when it gets in the way of business and lobbying.

Fake news, faked images, photoshopped lives…spin, spin spin…

“Gee I am having a wonderful life, just look at my swimwear photo in a Santorini infinity pool…”

This show and tell, this packaging, avoids… allegedly a UK minister today said that they were not expecting a third lock down…WHAT… why not?

This complacency is almost unbelievable. We have turned the tide, we have “beaten” the virus, we have won, we have won the election, there was fraud…

My take is that there is a long long way to go and the economic fall out which people are not really acknowledging will be far reaching.

Must look at the upside…

I think that this little piece of packaged RNA still has quite a lot to teach us, yet…

Is There a Reality Vacuum?