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Following 9/11, Dan Sirotkin began his career with the NSA, where he put his Harvard degree to use working on some of their most sensitive and salient Middle Eastern missions threatening America - or at least the ones that could also secure many hundreds of billions of dollars worth of funding.

He finished his career in Counterterrorism, where he produced analysis on one of the deadliest terrorist groups in the world, despite the fact that his Arabic language skills were only about as good as those as a severely learning-disabled preschooler.

This “Ask Me Anything” post on Reddit explains the backstory behind the book he left the NSA to write, Tremble the Devil, which was first released in 2006 and argued that the most dangerous threat facing America wasn’t terrorists attacking us from the outside - but instead an inevitable socioeconomic implosion due to the racial inequities perpetuated by the various carceral policies that have bulwarked inequality throughout almost all of our history, most recently the War on Drug’s destruction of the black family

And he would set the youngest American ever to win Olympic wrestling gold on his course to the top of the podium at Rio before heading off for his own stint in the state prison in 2014, where his first cellmate would happily offer to murder him many times. Dan was finally released from the joint in 2018, and began his new exciting career as a waiter at various area restaurants all poorly managed enough to have become desperate enough to be forced into hiring a notorious ex-con.

And by January 2020 - long before anyone in the mainstream media was sounding the alarm about COVID-19 - he was meticulously tracking all of the emerging news around it, and doing his best to sound the alarm about all of the anomalous characteristics carried by its genetic signature, and analyzing the ensuing geopolitical implications of its spread.

After being submitted way back in April 2020, finally a few months later in August and after months of the mainstream scientific press decrying the idea as a “conspiracy theory,” became the first author to write a peer-reviewed paper arguing that COVID-19 may well be the result of a viral gain-of-function “serial passage” research experiment that leaked out of a lab.

And if you want to learn want’s coming next from this pandemic and are already familiar with the idea that COVID-19 may have been engineered in a lab, you’ll find all the missing puzzle-pieces you’ve been looking for in this whitepaper:

Golden Silkworms in Pandora's Box: Why understanding COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza as Quasispecies Mutant Swarms reveals the Quantum Origins and Cryptic Fates of Human Pandemics.

Welcome to Mengele’s Laboratory: The Epilogue to Golden Silkworms in Pandora’s Box - One Year Later.

And if the idea of tinkering with viruses in the lab still seems like science-fiction, you can start with any of these for more popular approaches to the science:

Logistical and Technical Exploration into the Origins of the Wuhan Strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19): Back in January 2020, my dad and I tried to sound the alarm, but traitors throughout the American government made sure we were silenced, and so you watched your loved-ones die preventable deaths.

No monkey ever reheated a frozen burrito: What The Expanse tells us about the COVID-19 pandemic and the long sordid history of serial passage gain-of-function research, and the decades-long effort to whitewash it.

Molecular Evidence for COVID-19's Engineered Origins: Maybe it’s time to take a moment with someone who was literally scrubbing prison toilets a few years ago, and yet can still easily explain how obviously engineered SARS-CoV-2 actually is.

Azrael’s Inoculation Against a Hardened Heart: Can the origins of the COVID-19 Pandemic be found within one of the most ancient Biblical stories?

A Grin Without a Cat: Bottling-Up the Quasispecies Origins of SARS-CoV-2’s Enigmatic Furin-Cleavage Site. 

China owns Nature Magazine’s Ass: Debunking claims from the article “The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2” argument that COVID-19 definitely wasn’t engineered in a lab way back in March 2020.

If viral engineering and current events aren’t your thing, escape down the last rabbit-hole you’ll ever need, in the ongoing dreamers down from the mountains series that explores and then challenges absolutely everything you think you know about everything from human prehistory to the meaning of True Love:

梦想家从山上降下来 - dreamers down from the mountains - part one: The evidence that high elevation, marijuana, and our myths may hold the secrets to humanity's origins.

dreamers down from the mountains - الحالمون ينزلون من الجبال - part ii: Close your eyes and follow humanity's tale back through the fabric of the cosmos, across the gravitational rainbow, and into the myths and stories that make us who we are.

parte tres - soñadoras desde las montañas - dreamers down from the mountains: Place your hand on the past and learn what ancient fishes can teach us about the meaning of True Love, and why we've always been much closer to each other than we've been allowed to think.

dreamers down from the mountains - part iv - חולמים יורדים מההרים: Listen to the ancient whispers of the gods as they try and warn all of us against what happens when humanity forgets where we came from, and we attempt to break away from the stories that forged us.

“The dreamers of the day are dangerous men” - dreamers down from the mountains - part v: “I will open my mouth with a parable, I will utter enigmas hidden from the beginning - stories that we have heard and known, that our ancestors have handed down to us.” 

And to learn more about my time behind bars and how that legacy very directly relates to my attempts to get to the bottom of the COVID-19 Pandemic:

The Ex-con Who Kicked the Idiots’ Nest: Court documents indicate Matt Ridley and Alina Chan’s alleged involvement in a corruption and bribery scheme aimed to cover-up the origins of COVID-19.

The DARPA-taped Letters: Why have several researchers with close ties to the CCP been undermining the dissemination of peer reviewed research which looks at a lab origin of the COVID-19 Pandemic and gain-of-function research?

The Last Interview the Sirotkins Will Ever Give: After years of theft, misrepresentation, and insults it’s become abundantly clear that no one’s interested in the Truth, so we’re closing the PR Department.

Burn the Ivory Towers to the Ground: What Happens when dangerous and unproven scientific research techniques meet the military-industrial complex? Are modern research scientists still controlled by any code of ethics at all?

What’s it like when your government tries to have you murdered? - Seems to be a theme for the family unfortunately.

These additional essays reflect on my experiences with different elements of the criminal-justice system:

missing my seeing-eye goatthe parole sagastill so coldour lives are not our own1,300 days laterthe velveteen pervertthis particular forest

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What Critics Say About Dan’s Writing

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“Go back to your desk and re-do that worksheet, I have no idea what you’ve written.”

  • Mrs. Mongelluzzo, my second-grade teacher.  

“…but the incoherent style and lack of straightforward structure makes for painful reading. I was unable to finish it. Was this text not worth editing? What was the motive for writing this book? Why did the author choose to remain anonymous? Why is the book obviously aimed at a male audience?” 

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