Jefferson wrote that it is evil and tyrannical to force a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he despises.
Something far more evil and tyrannical is afoot. Or rather, being forced onto people’s faces.
The thing itself is itself is merely sad. Its wearer – by choice – identifies himself as a person easily scared or very neurotic. A person who believes that death – as opposed to the cases! the cases! – is in the air rather than being transmitted over the air.
If this person were thinking rather than feeling, he would not wear a dirty bandana over his face nor be calmed by the sight of others so attired. He would wear at least an N100 mask/respirator – something that is actually effective at “stopping the spread” . . . but which also costs a great deal more than a dirty bandana or a throw-away face condom.
Apparently, his life – and granny’s – isn’t worth the $25 or so it takes to buy an N100 or better device. Plus the goggles. Mustn’t forget them . . . assuming this isn’t about feelings.
But of course, it is about spreading submission – to an idea – by participating in a ritual.
By making everyone look the same the impression is conveyed that they think the same. Which serves to legitimize this sameness.
Precisely because he does know better. He must be made to submit in order to make it clear that they can make him.
To break him, in other words.
The Imposed Diaper is the visible symbol of the coerced submission of the thinking individual to an idea he finds foolish and absurd; it is no different than making an adult suck his thumb – or put his thumb in another place – as the price of being permitted to go out in public or go into a place of business.
It is done for the same reason that the gunnery sergeant in Full Metal Jacket made Private Pyle stand on his footlocker with a donut in his mouth except that gunny actually meant well in that he was trying to teach Private Pyle to be a good soldier.
Forced Diapering is about teaching people to be good slaves. We aren’t in boot camp. But we are very possibly headed toward concentration camps and if you think that’s a bit much, consider previous examples of people who were made to wear pieces of cloth. If you don’t want to go there, don’t put on the cloth now.
It is nothing like being expected to wear a shirt and shoes in order to be served – a fatuity put forth by some perhaps well-intended but not well-thinking defenders of property rights. Neither a shirt nor shoes are absurd, for openers. Nor the trappings of membership in what amounts to a religious movement one doesn’t want to join.
The absurdity of the thing carries with it a malevolent thing, which is the coerced pretending that it isn’t absurd. Which it obviously would be if people were left to to not Diaper because many who do think wouldn’t. This would increase the visibility of the absurd – and thereby make the absurd uncomfortable.
Which might prompt them to think rather than feel. To conquer their fear, spread over the air with a virulence the virus has never even fractionally approached.
Precisely what cannot be allowed to happen.
By forcing all to Diaper, the fear is maintained by making it appear reasonable. After all, everyone looks afraid. Surely there must a be reason to be afraid. The effect on children and young adults must be especially severe – and damaging.
The sight of the occasional Undiapered becomes a source of anger rather than a reproach. He is a danger – and it is true. A danger to the feelings of the fractured. The feeling that the fractured might look foolish.
Which tends to make people mad – at those who conned them.
And that is why the con cannot be exposed – by making sure no one’s face is exposed. It explains the sudden, factually inexplicable push to get every American’s face behind a Diaper at just the moment when the facts would otherwise reveal the absurdity of forcing a Diaper on the gesichter of every person.
It is no different in principle than being compelled to put on an armband. The idea being to make it appear that everyone is part of the movement; and to isolate demoralize – and identity – those who aren’t part of it.
That is the danger of the Diapering at Gunpoint.
Because that is precisely where it will lead.
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