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Patanjali Sokaris


Category:Public health

One of the duties of a democratic government is to protect the health of its citizens, but is often hijacked by economic interests.

Addiction mongering
In Buddhism, one path of the 8-fold path is right livelihood or right mode of living. This is not just about our jobs, but about what behaviours we engage in and how they affect others.
Covid brings out the ageists
Among the many inequalities being highlighted by covid, ageism is one discrimination form putting lives on the line.
Covid psychopaths
Covid-19 has revealed the people and systems that do not help us, particularly the two types of people who are really sabotaging our collective health.
Covid realities
The messaging from many governments is trying to give people the idea that we are going back to normality once the pandemic is over. Time for a reality check!
Lessons from COVID-19
When a new virus appears, we can expect that mistakes will be made as governments learn to tackle it. However, viruses can be unforgiving and if the lessons are not learnt, people will die.
Sport as a metaphor for life – Not!
Seems that when talk comes to being a peak performer in life, the inevitable metaphors seem to be all centred about sports. But can the approach of sports high-achievers really apply to the rest of us?

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