When cults feel threatened by lack of faith – by disbelief – the tendency is for them to get suicidally and homicidally violent.
This is the stage we’re entering now as regards the Cult of Sickness Eternal. Its leaders and membership are fulminating over the lack of faith being expressed by an alarmingly large (to them) portion of the population that does not believe they will die – or even get sick – if they don’t receive the Holy Anointing.
And worries (with reason) that they may get sick – or even die – if they do. And absolutely refuses to accept being told they must – or else – by people like Pope Fauci I and Joe Biden, et al.
Cardinal of Sickness Kay Ivey of Alabama bared her yellowed fangs at unbelievers the other day, characterizing these “folks” as “choosing a horrible lifestyle of self-inflicted pain,” for electing not to pretend they’re sick when they are healthy nor risk becoming very sick – via an Anointing – because other people have become pathologically afraid of becoming sick.
A microphone-holding Savanarola egged her on, asking: “What is it going to take to get people to get shots in their arms”?
The answer, of course, being the threat of a shot in the head.
Her Grace Kay Ivey didn’t say that – yet – but it was clear from her bellowing outpouring of contempt that she is open to the idea . “Folks are supposed to have common sense,” she moaned. “But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated . . .”
And what does one generally do to those who are to blame for something? If they are guilty of something? If they are causing harm to others? If they are a threat?
One punishes them.
It does not matter that these people haven’t harmed anyone. That “common sense” accounts for their lack of Faith. They have considered the evidence – the science – and come to the conclusion that being injected with a substance that is known to have killed a large number of people – thousands of people – and maimed many times that number – for the sake of supposedly protecting them against a sickness that we now know it does not even protect people from getting – is the opposite of common sense.
Common sense would be to reconsider this pushing of experimental drugs with unknown long-term side effects and known serious short-term side-effects on people who aren’t sick and who are at little risk of becoming seriously ill if they get this sickness, especially young people. It is despicable to characterize such people as lacking common sense when their actions embody it.
This woman is inciting the mob, no different in essence than Julius Streicher’s snarling about the Juden sind unsere ungluck – the Jews are our misfortune. But Streicher and his friends were in a way less dangerous than these religious Freaks, precisely for that reason.
Because there is no reason in it. One must simply believe – else be burned. The pyre. The sword. Out with you! Heresy cannot be tolerated because tolerating it implies that belief is not universal and that creates the possibility of unbelief among the Faithful.
And it is a fanatically religious movement we’re dealing with. A cult. The defining symptoms and etiology are abundantly obvious. One must not – and soon, may not – question the Faith. Every answer met with an evasion wrapped in a moral inversion. An authoritarian universalism. All must believe. The belief is personalized, embodied in the leader – “I am the science,” says Pope Fauci I.
And those who do not believe are dangerous. They must be hunted down, rooted out. And then what? The dismal end of this dark road is or ought to be horribly obvious. These religious Freaks will first demonize the unbelievers, a process already well under way. Then they will pariah-ize them, as was done to Jews in medieval Spain, who were forced to feign belief and become “conversos” – or leave Spain. The same sort of thing was also done in England Under Edward I – Longshanks, of Braveheart fame – in 1274:
“Each Jew, after he is seven years old, shall wear a distinguishing mark on his outer garment, that is to say, in the form of two Tables joined, of yellow felt of the length of six inches and of the breadth of three inches.”
And now it is being done here, to those with common sense. Or soon will be, if the leaders of this deranged religion succeed in doing what they clearly want to do.
In New York, the place where old people were effectively Aktion T4’d (the 1930s German policy of involuntary euthanasia of “life unworthy of life”) by enclosing them in prisons for the elderly with known carriers of a sickness that is a mortal threat to the very old and the already very sick, as flu and pneumonia always have been) the mayor, Bill DeBlasio, is “calling on New York City employers to move immediately to some form of mandate” – i.e., impose a converso choice upon the populace: Either receive the Anointing or lose your job. The idea being, eventually, to make it impossible to get or retain any job – and thus, income and so, food and shelter – unless one bends knee and rolls up sleeve.
“If people want freedom, if people want jobs, if people want to be able to live again, we have got to get more people vaccinated,” he says. That is to say, they must be forced to get vaccinated.
“We have reached the limits of a purely voluntary system.”
The believers believe they are on the side of the angels and no amount of reason will dampen their fire. The leaders of the cult may or may not know better; it does not ultimately matter. They are invested in the hysteria and cannot back down; they must keep the fire alive else enthusiasm could wane and then they’d be in the position of the leaders of a religion without vigor that anyone was free to leave – and that is no good, for the leaders.
It is to be hoped – prayed for – that by some miracle, enough people recover their reason and stand against this sickness – of the mind and of the soul – before it is too late and America and the world plunge into a new Dark Age that could make the original seem like the Renaissance in retrospect.
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