We are being distracted and kept busy with masks, PCR tests, variants and lockdowns while the heart of the problem is emerging clearly to be a chasm between centralization and decentralization.
1/n
Our world has slowly slipped into authoritarian regimes with the approval of the majority who is afraid for its life. 2/n
Larger more powerful governments control the means of production by allowing businesses to open or remain closed.
They tell businesses how many clients they can serve.
They tell businesses how to conduct their work with endless guidelines that they must follow. 3/n
They tell people what they must think and what they are allowed to say. Anyone who disagrees is defamed and tarnished. Doctors are threatened to lose their licenses, academics and journalists to lose their jobs. 4/n
They are implementing a social credit system under the pretext of safety. Vaccination certificates are the beginning of ‘good’ citizens kudos point systems. Be good and you are allowed to travel or work or get an education. Be bad and you must be re-educated. 5/n
Disobey and you will be harshly punished. Doctors doing a live presentation in their house can be hunted down and arrested. The police have a carte blanche to be violent, use excessive and unjustified force. Big governments need ruthless dogs. 6/n
This is not about a virus. This is about big governments.
Politicians are loving the powers the virus has bestowed upon them. They will continue to enjoy the spotlight until you pull the plug out.
7/8
Fear not for your life from the virus. Fear big governments. Fear for the future of your children. 8/9
Apologies for my share of fearmongering. 9/9

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10 Feb
Rules are made to be broken and structures are made to be bent. When rules and structures are no longer serving the best interests of people they must be placed under evolutionary pressure until they mutate into a better variant of themselves. 1/n
Rotten institutions and corrupt governments are causing horrendous harm.
So rise up and put pressure on that evolution to speed up a novel variant of governance that respects human dignity, personal freedoms, human agency and free will. 2/n
It is not by bowing to the interests of the few at the top that we reach the greater good of society. It is by meeting the interests of individuals like you and me that we reach the greater good of society. 3/n
Read 17 tweets
9 Feb
In a world that has slowly drifted away from traditional faiths, the gods have been replaced with politicians. The new religious ideology is based on pseudoscience that is twisted and manipulated to convince the populace with righteousness and safteyism. 1/n
The preachers are the short-sighted scientists who don't believe what they preach but preach it anyway.
The believers happily perform rituals like elbow bumps and skipping through circles on the ground.
All performing a ludicrous dance that is threatening our exisitence. 2/n Image
They hold blind beliefs in the super magical powers of communal behaviours such as lockdowns.
They wear masks as religious symbols of their piety.
They readily make sacrifices to appease their Gods.
They sacrifice their freedoms, their diginity and their humanity. 3/n
Read 12 tweets
7 Feb
Mark,
The fatality rate in most people infected with SARS-CoV-2 is very similar to that of the flu. COVID-19 is less severe than the flu for children and young people and more severe than the flu for the elderly with severe underlying illness. 1/n
“At a very broad, bird’s eye view level, worldwide the IFR of COVID-19 this season may be in the same ballpark as the IFR of influenza (0.1%, 0.2% in a bad year).” John Ioannidis @Stanford said that. Not @PanData19.
2/n
medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
“the overall clinical consequences of Covid-19 may ultimately be more akin to those of a severe seasonal influenza (which has a case fatality rate of approximately 0.1%)” Fauci said that. Not @PanData19.
3/n
nejm.org/doi/full/10.10…
Read 4 tweets
6 Feb
@konfytbekkie ,
Stop blaming the people for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th ... wave. The people can’t control the virus. The virus is roaming around & it will continue to do so. That is called nature.
1/n
What we must do is stop messing with nature because we don’t know what effect slowing down transmission will have on viral mutations. 2/n
Normally, mutations lead to more transmissible variants but less virulent (less dangerous).
Could lockdowns lead to more virulent variants? Do you know the answer to this, Marthélize? 3/n
Read 6 tweets
6 Feb
Coming your way soon!
“ambush-style” lockdowns of residences, forcing everyone to be tested for Covid-19 or be fined HK$5,000 ($645)' #China model 1/n
theguardian.com/world/2021/feb…
For all of you who like to be told how to live your lives, let's compromise.
You have it your way and let the rest of us who would like to live with dignity to have it our way.
How about we give you a continent?
You go live on it. 2/n
You can try socialism, communism, marxism or any other 'ism' you would like to try.
Let the authorities tell you what to do or not to do.
Let them track you and trace you.
Let them scan your faces.
Let them force-test you and force-vaccinate you. 3/n
Read 8 tweets
5 Feb
Lockdowns are unlawful and should never be attempted.

But imagine if ebola (with a fatality rate of about 50%) suddenly becomes highly infectious, would lockdowns be justified then? 1/n
Politicians are elected to serve the people and should never have the right to imprison the people they are hired to serve, even under the pretext of 'for your own good'. It is just absurd to think so. 2/n
Many are arguing that lockdowns were imposed without a cost-benefit analysis... fair enough argument... logical if you want to start a new business or conduct a new project. Not for lockdowns! 3/n
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