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Censorship: How the medical journals deny academic freedom by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Science requires an ambient of academic freedom that entails the free exchange of ideas, ideas that can be tested in the laboratory and eventually rejected or accepted by the rigorous scientific method. But how can dissenters be heard when medical journals have established a monolithic wall of censorship, excluding ideas different from those espoused by …

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Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals (Part 1) by Miguel A. Faria, MD

In the wake of the heinous Las Vegas shooting, the medical politicians of the American Medical Association and the public health establishment — which is to the left side of politics on just about any topic even remotely related to medicine — have rallied to the cause of gun control political propaganda, rather than science. Toward …

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The AMA, Ethics and Gun Control — Part III: AMA, Medical Liability and HMO Lawsuits by Miguel A. Faria, MD

[Ed: This is the conclusion of Dr. Faria’s three-part series, originally published at Newsmax.com on May 21, 2001. Links to Parts I and II will follow.] In the early spring of 1995, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan medical liability bill (tort reform) by a significant margin (247 to 171), despite a strong opposition …

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The AMA, Ethics and Gun Control — Part II: Medical Journalism and Physician Unionization by Miguel A. Faria, MD

[Ed: This is the second part of Dr. Faria’s series, originally published at Newsmax.com on May 15, 2001. The double-standard held by the AMA and its organs about using its position “for political purposes” is remarkable. Links to Parts I and III will follow.] I was struck one particular morning when I heard on the …

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Collectivism, secular humanism, scientific positivism (scientism) and centralized state power — Part 2: Centralization of power by Russell L. Blaylock, MD

The essence of all revolutionary systems and their eventual political manifestation depends on gaining, extending, and retaining power. Direct action, as we witnessed in the French Revolution and the revolutions that followed, such as National Socialism in Germany, fascism in Italy, and Soviet, Cuban, Southeast Asian and Chinese communism, brings centralized political power to the …

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Collectivism, secular humanism, scientific positivism (scientism) and centralized state power — Part 1: A most dangerous admixture by Russell L. Blaylock, MD

One of the great books of the 20th century was Richard Weaver’s Ideas Have Consequences.[1] I once had a fellow medical student tell me as I was discussing the dangers of communism that it mattered little what a person believes—ideas, she informed me, were personal and benign. Weaver shatters this dangerous idea in his scholarly …

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