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Covid misinformation on this platform

Hello everyone, I was wondering what the moderators of The Mighty are doing to combat covid misinformation here. I have seen some posts that make false or misleading statements about the virus and/or vaccine (although I don't think most are intentionally false/misleading) and it really concerns me. While I firmly believe that people with questions or concerns about health matters should have a space to safely ask their questions without judgment, the important thing is that they can receive answers from people who are highly qualified to speak on the subject. Echo chambers that promote distrust in something that has been shown to be safe and effective by the scientific method only cause more problems. I realize that this is further complicated by there being users here with many health challenges that might actually impact their ability to get vaccinated, so I am in no way trying to make unvaccinated people feel bad! I just want to see these conversations staying grounded in science, and I hope that a) people with concerns are getting science-based and accurate answers and b) moderators are preventing this site from becoming a place to spread misinformation.

Also, if you are skeptical about getting vaccinated (and your doctor has told you that it is safe for you!), I would like to recommend a couple episodes of the podcast "Oh No, Ross and Carrie." Back in the spring they interviewed their friend who had never gotten vaccinated before and helped answer some of her fears surrounding getting the covid shot! I think it is enlightening and compassionate and restored some of my hope for humanity. You can find it here:

#COVID19 #Vaccine #science

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I've been so in touch with my spiritual side that I've confused I hope science (not haphazard chem usage) will help support some- if not all my view(s)...there is going to be a clear link into art as well...and don't forget craftmanship


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Cosmic Connection  #MightyPoets

Cosmic dust within my soul,
Was once a star, or so I’m told.
I can feel it whisper; feel it thrum,
“You’re not alone, Little One.”
The universe of life does twine,
To my soul with unseen line.
I feel the thread, woven through,
Leaves, and bees, and morning dew,
And people I have never met,
Suns, and worlds I know not yet.
I hear its echo; its soft refrain,
It knows my heart, it speaks my name.
I’m not alone, can never be
In the vast womb of the galaxy.
I’m in all things, and they’re in me.
Bound sub-atomically.

*Inspired by the quote by the Dali Llama that the worst thing we can do is forget we are connected - to think we are alone - a singular thing in the universe and American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about the most amazing thing he think of is to know we are made of the same thing as everything in the universe - stars, and galaxies and worm holes, and super novas - and isn't it amazing to think that we have the universe in us and it has us in it. #science #Spirituality #Connections #Geek  #space  #notalone  #Poetry   #Lonliness   #stargazer   #firstpost


Thin, fit and healthy people have cellulite too.

Even though the development of anorexia for me had nothing to do with my weight. It started as a way to reduce my anxiety, I do not think my poor body image helped. When I first started to eat less I was very young and didn’t even really think about the fact that I would probably lose weight by starving myself. It didn’t even cross my mind. I was not overweight and had no idea how much I weighed and didn’t even really notice myself losing the weight either. Fast forward ten years into my eating disorder though and I had definitely developed a fear of fat. I was very uncomfortable in my own skin and although I have never thought of myself as actually fat, I have often felt fat because of my cellulite. Even when I stopped menstruating (which meant my body fat had dropped well below what a healthy woman’s should be) I still had cellulite. I then thought that I must not be doing enough exercise (I was already running 4 hrs/day) or maybe I was not doing the right type of exercise. I hated the dimples all over the back of my thighs and one stage I started developing it on the front of my legs and as low as my calves. I was never overweight at any of these times and was doing too much exercise. For me, my poor body image has probably always come from the tone of my body and my face, not my actual weight. I would not fear weight gain so much if I was toned and muscly rather than cellulitey. Unfortunately though my cellulite is genetic and completely normal. It is not toxic, a disease or anything I am ever going to rid myself of no matter how much I starve myself or exercise. It occurs when fat deposits push through the connective tissue beneath the skin. 80-90% of woman have it so it is nothing I should be ashamed of. It even used to be sexy! It is also just part of my body and does not define me as a person or make me any less beautiful. #weight #Health #wellness #BodyImage #Anorexia #AnorexiaNervosa #Selfesteem #EatingDisorder #Recovery #Fitness #Exercise #Confidence #MentalHealth #Anxiety #MentalIllness #psychology #science #Bulimia #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #MySymptoms #beyondworthy #Depression

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