To be clear -
I’m not anti mask - I’m anti mandatory masking of healthy and well ppl especially children and teens. Masks, particularly cloth ones, have been shown to actually spread germs and can be extremely harmful to the wearer. If someone is sick and has to go out then wear
One to both protect others and also signal that they are unwell. This is how most SE Asians use masks. If someone is very vulnerable then they too would wear one also to have some protection and signal to others to be more careful around them.
I’m not anti vaccine - I’m anti unsafe, experimental, rushed, potentially dangerous vaccines. If there were no effective protocols or treatments available. If the IFR was the 1% as originally predicted not the 0.1% and falling as it actually is. If the age and health profile of
Most likely to die from this was not known and it was randomly affecting ppl of all ages. If we knew nothing about this virus at all and we see ppl dropping dead on the street (as per Chinese ‘news’ at the start). Then yes I might consider a vaccine to protect firstly myself and
Family, then my community and others. Sacrificing myself for a stranger when I have children makes zero sense. And I don’t believe anyone else would do such a thing.
I am anti lockdown - I am pro ensuring nursing homes have the best care facilities and access to highest medical practices and ethics. It’s not an ‘all or nothing’ issue. Locking healthy ppl away to protect elderly ppl when in fact it didn’t (majority of deaths in Ireland were in
nursing home and shortly after lockdown). The ‘vulnerable’ category needs to be made explicitly clear. Simply saying 32% of Irish population have an underlying health condition isn’t an accurate reflection of level of risk. I have an autoimmune condition but I do not see myself
in that category at all. I am not anti gov - I am anti-authoritarian, censoring and opaque ‘leaders’. Those who seem to take a myopic view of the situation and are taking advantage of the crisis to pass laws without informing us. This is no longer a democracy. There is no
opposition to speak of. ‘If everyone is thinking the same thing, then no one is thinking.’ Propagating fear and panic is hardly the sign of a compassionate or intelligent strategy and crashing all aspects of the economy, education and society as we know is still bewildering.
Some may call me a conspiracy theory - if that’s what you call questioning measures that do not make sense, exploring actual data and scientific evidence from both sides, looking for a balanced view to see the actual cost/benefit of what we are being asked to do, worrying about
what kind of future my children are walking into, wondering how I will get to see my family who live abroad including parents who are not getting younger, looking for reasons why even our health care system seems to shut down and concerned over health outcomes across the board,
knowing the horrific impact this is having on mental health and simply not accepting that this is now the ‘new normal’, then fine call me one. We have all been manipulated and as a result the polarisation of our society has been orchestrated. If you don’t believe me watch
The Social Dilemma on Netflix. We need to unite. We actually are all on the same side - we want a safe, free and democratic society. To do this we must all be aware of our blind spots, be open to being wrong and connect with each other on a human and humane level. Going head to
head we lose. Heart to heart we always win. Despite their proximity the longest journey is from the head to the heart - but it is one that is so much richer in its rewards. End.

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