Liberalism is piecemeal socialism, and socialism always attacks three institutions: religion, family, and property. Religion, because it offers a rival authority to the State; family, because it means a rival loyalty to the State; property, because it means independence of the State.
It seems to me that society is going to fundamentally change in the wake of the subsidized fear and panic surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The question before now is how is this going to change the face of sex (pun intended) in 2020 and beyond.
Yeah, I can picture the term, “unprotected sex” having an expanded meaning from now on. 😉
COVID-19 may still be the pandemic in the front of most people’s minds, but it’s TURDS aka TDS that has been endemic across large swaths of those living inside America’s borders. And it’s been raging, largely unchecked, since November 8, 2016.
Should some people be diligent and conscientious about wearing a protective mask during these ongoing days of the coronavirus pandemic? Yes, of course! People with underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to COVID-19 or who are regularly in close contact with such people should wear PPE when out and about. And, people in locations or who are taking part in activities that would increase their risk of infection, e.g., healthcare workers, should protect themselves.
For far too many people though, their masks are more a statement than a means of disease prevention. Sadly, those masks say a lot about too large of a segment of America’s population, and little to nothing of what those masks say is complimentary to the wearers.
And everyone should pay attention to the fact that the fashion cartels have jumped on this phenomenon. That says even more about the mask devotees.
Yes! Let’s put COVID-19 and the Coronavirus in a purely objective context, paired against our more normal and largely here in the West ignored lethal diseases. COVID-19 daily kills 1.85% of what tuberculosis kills and, more significantly here in the West, COVID-19 kills only 5.45% of the seasonal flu kills each and every day during flu season.
Now, I’m not saying to take no precautions whatsoever, I wasn’t even against a short-term lock-down in heavily infected areas, e.g., my own New York City. The lasting panic and resultant “protective measures” enacted by some in government seem ridiculous though – worse than ridiculous, dangerous.
Think of the precedent that’s we’ve allowed being set in that same purely objective context. Does anyone really believe that these same government bodies won’t expand their actions to “combating” the ever-so more lethal seasonal flu, especially if a coronavirus vaccine isn’t in widespread use before flu season starts in approx. 4 months?
COVID-19 or, if you prefer, Coronavirus is not nearly as damaging of a plague as the Congressional Democrats and their voters are. While our President has done his best – and just about as best as any POTUS could – to lead our Nation and People through this largely but not entirely Lamestream Media created crisis, the Dems have been focused on two things: Destroying President Trump, and extending the economic damage they and their media have caused.
Curing the disease is going to take harsher measures than most will find comfortable. And those measures will need to be comprehensive, ground-up actions. If we truly want a great, healthy America, we’re going to have to remove the disease from within the body of our nation.
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