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The Least Curious Profession

by | Jan 25, 2024

My friend Isaac Morehouse just posted this:

“I think the greatest failing of the bureaucratic cartelized medical machine is its complete destruction of curiosity. How many mainstream medical practitioners are passionately curious? I’ve not met one. Least curious profession I can think of. Should be the most!”

Isn’t that the truth?

Four years later, I am in disbelief that I am still reporting on this.

But what you’re about to read, from someone still fighting the madness, arrived in my inbox just yesterday. Not two years ago. Yesterday:

The audiobook release [of Diary of a Psychosis] was very timely for me. Right after listening to it on a walk tonight I got a call from my dad, and he told me that my mom’s doctors aren’t allowing her to be visited by people who haven’t received the latest booster. She is recovering from a lung transplant, and she has to be careful about getting sick because she’s on immunosuppressants.

I understand wanting her to take precautions to avoid people who are sick and limiting the number of visitors, but the doctors are insisting that she can’t be visited by me, my brother, sister-in-law, or niece until we receive our latest booster. My mom is a risk-averse rule follower who has barely left the house since the early days of Covid, when she was diagnosed with the rare disease that caused her lungs to fail. She intends to do exactly what the doctors say, so we’re at an impasse because we refused to get boosted after learning about all the risks.

I know I won’t be able to convince my parents that getting boosted won’t protect my mom, but the naive part of me is hoping I can persuade the doctors with data. I’m extremely grateful that the doctors gave my mom a new lease on life, but it about makes my blood boil thinking about how they’re telling my brother he needs to vaccinate his 1-year-old if he wants her to be held by her grandmother again.

I’m going to post this inside the Tom Woods Show Elite, my private group, and solicit their thoughts as to what he might do or say or cite.

This family has been torn apart by the madness. How many such families are there? Millions? Tens of millions?

As you know, I spent the past few years sharing charts and graphs that contradicted the official story. But the full tale of what happened has to include stories like these. Charts and graphs can tell us only so much.

As I mentioned yesterday, the audiobook version of my book Diary of a Psychosis: How Public Health Disgraced Itself During COVID Mania, has just been released, and since I recorded it myself you can be assured of just the right amount of sarcasm and contempt.

But once you get it (whether as an audiobook or in any other format), head over to to claim your free bonuses, one of which is a bonus book called Collateral Damage: Victims of the Lockdown Regime Tell Their Stories.

This is the first and only time that stories like these have been assembled in a single volume. The main thing these people are asking for right now is simply to be heard, and with Collateral Damage I’ve managed to do at least that for them.

Here’s the book (I’m linking to the audiobook version but you’ll see the other versions linked, too):

And here’s where to go after that, to get the bonuses:

Tom Woods

Tom Woods

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the 2019 winner of the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award from the Austrian Economics Center in Vienna. He is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute and host of the Tom Woods Show. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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