Rust kills, but not in the way you’d expect; while you may (incorrectly) associate rust with tetanus, the real way rust kills is through suffocation. Because rust is formed when iron reacts to and uses oxygen, enclosed rust-filled spaces often have low oxygen levels. And because the body only detects high levels of carbon dioxide and not a lack of oxygen, your body doesn’t provide any warning signals. (Sorry for this quite ominous summary…however, we thought it is information worth knowing).
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The Priest in the Arena
The phrase “man in the arena” has been popularized in recent years, but a lesser known, more dangerous archetype is the “priest in the arena”. This figure is responsible for a process called theocratic capture, where an institution surrenders to a cult demanding unaccountable authority, fueled by claims to privileged knowledge. These cults often target powerful institutions and attempt to monopolize conversations with scaremongering tactics and hostile treatment of allies. It is important to identify and stop theocratic capture before it can gain control. Read full article here