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  1. Peter: Counting on my fingers, 1400 of 125,000 = 1.1 % (approx). The general US mortality rate from CV is presently 2,049 per million population. SA comes close behind. Or, 500:1 = 0.2 %. Is 5 times, a significant difference...? What to do... what to... Do not get jabbed! (Heh - kidding).
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  2. Someone mentioned, what would ...
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  3. In the vein of empathetic solidarity , I'll have a slice of pie also, but I'm gonna make it wet bottom shoofly pie , cuz you know crow , ick
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  4. Cult? Pot. Kettle. Black. "Grey skys are gonna clear up! Put on a masky face! Cover your arms with Covid shots! Put on a masky face! Don't think; just do! Take the jab or DIE! And just do what the doctor tells you! And put on a masky faaaaccceee!!!" "My Childhood in a Cult Prepared Me for COVID-19 Lockdown "I stayed indoors and away from people. I even sacrificed walks in the open air. To me, the lockdown was like a kind of solitary monk-like cell confinement, and I was proud of my discipline. "I slipped right back into my old default judgment of rule-breakers, too, condemning the unmasked, the improperly masked, and the toilet paper hoarders with ice-cold glares. "I felt my paranoia of “infection” also returning. In the cult, 'beware of the infected' meant always being on the lookout for the morally impure." My Childhood in a Cult Prepared Me for COVID-19 Lockdown WWW.ZOCALOPUBLICSQUARE.ORG I can vividly recall the final time I hugged friends before the lockdown. We were crowded in the velvety closeness of a dark music venue...
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  5. Ever notice that when things don’t go their way, some people insist they have evidence of the opposite being true? That is what Eric Hoffer called “The True Believer.” “. . . Whether intended to be cultural, ideological, religious, or whatever else, Hoffer argues that mass movements are broadly interchangeable even when their stated goals or values differ dramatically. This makes sense, in the author's view, given the frequent similarities between them in terms of the psychological influences on its adherents . . . .”
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