This report centers on a personal experience earlier today. As I live out in the Woods, it is sometimes the case that when a new car gets dropped off for me to test drive, I have to drop off the guy who dropped it off at the airport to catch a flight back to the city.
That happened, again today. Only this time, I had to pick the driver up at the airport so he could pick up the car I had been driving (the Genesis G80 I recently wrote about). He’s a nice guy; I’ve known him for some time. He must not know how I feel about Face Diapers, though – because as soon as he got in the car for the ride back to my place, he put one of the loathsome devices on.
Then he said, “it’s to keep you safe.”
I told him I’m fine, that I’m not worried about it – that, indeed, he should not feel at all under pressure to wear that thing for my benefit. He could see that I wasn’t wearing one of the things, which ought to have clued him in to how I felt about the need – and efficacy – of the things.
He proceeded to explain that he had “tested positive” for the ‘Rona, as had his wife. That they had “quarantined” and that he believed he wasn’t contagious but felt better wearing the thing within the enclosed confines of the car.
My driver friend is not dumb. Like most of the people who drive for the companies that handle “press car” deliveries for the car companies, he’s an older, retired guy who is chiefly driving as a way to get paid to drive around the country in a brand-new car, with a car company paying for the gas. Yet he believes – and feels – that placing a thing over his face that makes him look like a fool will prevent him from spreading a sickness he got while probably wearing that very thing. Notwithstanding the Everest of evidence that these “masks” – as they are styled – serve no medicinal purpose whatsoever (and all the accruing evidence that they increase physical sickness by fostering the growth of bacteria and limiting the intake of oxygen, as well as the accruing evidence of the psychological damage they have been causing).
This being the evil genius inversion of these things. People had their moral sense used against them, to foster and propagate immorality. They were hectored – by the Authoritative Voices – that “wearing is caring.”
Remember that one?
Implicit in that one is its opposite; i.e., that if you do not wear – or question the wearing – then you do not care. Even though – cue the inversion – it is precisely a caring-very-much, for the truth, that impels those who do not wear and who question the wearing. It is they who refused to just believe . . . whatever they were told. Who knew it was immensely wrong to “mask up” because by doing so, it affirmed – visually – the sick narrative that was eventually and inevitably used to all-but-gunpoint the populace into submitting to having themselves injected with “vaccines” that have proved to be neither “safe” nor “effective.”
Those who refused to “mask up” – and questioned the “masking” – were on to this intended inevitability; understood that A leads to B, when the principle justifying A is once accepted. How does one morally object to the need to be injected with a putative “vaccine” when one has been wearing a “mask” that indicates one believes the “wearing is caring” about mitigating the (supposedly) super-ultra-dangerous “virus” that’s floating about?
It is the same as trying to object to the government requiring every new car be equipped with air bags after having accepted that it was necessary – and right, in a moral sense – for the government to require every new car be equipped with seat belts. Similarly, if the government has the moral right – leave aside the issue of the power – to rob you of even a penny by calling it “taxes” then what is to stop the government from robbing you of everything you’ve got?
All too many people seem unable to see this. And so we get more of this.
And it won’t stop coming until people start thinking again – rather than believing and feeling. That can be stopped by no longer caring what deluded people believe – or feel. For such belief – such feeling – is not merely delusional, it is dangerous.
Never forget that most of the people you see wearing a “mask” now – by choice – are the very ones who likely would have amen’d those of us who didn’t share their beliefs and feelings being not just hounded but rounded up, sent to the stockades. Their beliefs and feelings may be genuine – and they may genuinely believe and feel they are in the right. But they are dangerously wrong and it is imperative that they understand we care very much about that.
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