Democracy is the culprit.
For those of you who are not too happy with lockdowns and mandates, know that your oppression was caused and is sustained by the majority rule.
Don't ask for democracy. Ask for a new system of governance. 1/n
The general public has very limited knowledge in science and statistics- a perfect prey for big interests.
It can be easily scared with misinformation and as a result demand illogical solutions.
Your oppressor is the scared and misinformed populace.
2/n
Here's how the story goes...
There is a virus in town.
Why let a crisis go to waste!
Big Pharma don't mind cashing in.
A little nudge to counteract V hesitancy and sell some V. Why not?! It's just part of a business plan.
3/n
Lethality perceptions increased:
WHO played its trick comparing the CFR of COVID19 with the IFR of the flu. Two indicators, orders of magnitude apart should not be compared. In fact, the IFR of COVID 19 is in the range of 0.26% (Ioannidis' Study). 4/n
medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
Susceptibility perception increased:
WHO claimed that the entire population of the planet is susceptible.
Wrong again.
The Diamond princess study showed an age-graduated mortality and disproved universal susceptibility. 5/n
eurosurveillance.org/content/10.280…
Governments played along.
"The perceived level of personal threat needs to be increased among those who are complacent, using hard-hitting emotional messaging." 6/n
assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…
This was just a nudge. No one probably imagined the ramifications of this little PR exercise. After all, didn't they try to excessively scare people of SARS, MERS and H1N1? No crazy lockdowns then. What's the difference now? 7/n
A few factors played a pivotal role this time:
1) technology allowed people to continue functioning at a distance
2) social media led to a contagion of fear
3) the globalisation movement facilitated big decisions by a few people

8/n
4) the WEF was ready for a global reset
5) the CCP set a model to replicate
6) the media in the age of technology is motivated by clicks. Bad news gets more clicks.
7) modellers became more prophetic
...
9/n
The populace became terrified and asked for lockdowns. The power-driven politicians obliged and then became too greedy and indulged in some more power-grabbing.
Who can blame them? The populace asked to be saved.
10/n
80% of Brits even asked for a second lockdown. 11/n
standard.co.uk/news/politics/…
"In one Canadian school district, a petition from parents asked that children whose families visited China be kept out of school for 17 days." 12/n
cbc.ca/news/canada/to…
People started reporting their neighbours for breaching the COVID19 rules. A new Gestapo was born. 13/n
bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavir…
Here's a petition asking for mandatory vaccination.
The world is full of little dictators. We need a system of governance that protects us against them. 14/n
citynews1130.com/2019/02/13/pet…
Now that 'the greater good' has lead to greater harm, what's next?
What will the terrified and misinformed populace ask for next? How much longer are you willing to be at the mercy of this majority?
How do we uphold our freedoms and liberties in a state of emergency? 15/n
A new system is called for.
A system where people can choose what they want even in a state of emergency.
Close their businesses or keep them open.
Send their kids to school or keep them home.
Wear a mask or not.
Take the vaccine or not. 16/n
Under this system, the courageous few would show the way out of the darkness to the light.
Think small governments,
subsidiarity and
decentralisation.
Size matters.
17/17
mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/4…

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A review of potential mask harms by @denisrancourt
This is your informed consent.
1/n
researchgate.net/publication/34…
"Following the precautionary principle, government has the onus to demonstrate absence of significant anticipated harm, prior to imposing a measure, especially with a personal medical measure applied to the general healthy population." 2/n
"The PPE-associated discomfort and side effects during surgery may increase surgeons' anxiety and fatigue while performing difficult operations.” 3/n
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"While trying to control C19, all aspects of physical and mental health need to be jointly considered. Other life-threatening diseases are being neglected, and patients with these diseases should receive the same timely and appropriate medical treatment as patients with C19." 1/n
"emergency treatment of acute ischaemic strokes have been substantially lower in February–March, 2020... resulting in delayed treatment" @MartinKulldorff 2/n
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Read 6 tweets
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"closing international borders will not stop new mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating in the UK population. It is a futile endeavour with no scientific basis." 1/n @hartgroup_org

@jengleruk @ClareCraigPath @annarayner2020 @RealJoelSmalley

hartgroup.org/wp-content/upl…
“We are seeing the same variants popping up all over the world and that is what you would expect.” @uksciencechief

If the variants are all over the world, there is no point in closing borders, PVR testing or quarantining upon entry of a country. 2/n
"once a virus is established in a population, as is the case in the UK, it will mutate slowly over time, irrespective of
borders." @hartgroup_org 3/n
Read 10 tweets
20 Feb
“History will thus record lockdowns as the product of pseudoscientific ideology, manifestations of an unprecedented mass hysteria ... & reminders that we must always defend vital freedoms against panicking and power-drunk politicians”@NickHudsonCT
1
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“In taking up the lockdown baton from China, the world was conducting a dangerous experiment. That experiment involved tearing up the public health policy guidelines for respiratory virus epidemics” @NickHudsonCT
2/n
“The lie that lockdowns worked spread as a social contagion, persisting among petrified citizens and ideological opinion-makers who continued to use overblown models as their alternative “what if” scenarios.” @NickHudsonCT
3/n
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19 Feb
"We should be grateful for small mercy" - Dr John Lee
In order to determine what we need to do, we should:
1) how serious is the C19 virus
2) effectiveness of measures (lockdowns + masks)
3) costs of measures
1/n
"The threat of the virus and the effectiveness of the measures have been systematically exaggerated while the costs of the measures have been systematically underestimated." Dr John Lee
2/n
"some scientists seem to have made a career out of being doommongerers" Dr John Lee
3/n
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18 Feb
The Vatican getting its hands dirty now!!
This is blatant guilt-tripping.
“It is an ethical choice because you are gambling with your health, with your life, but you are also gambling with the lives of others,”- Pope Francis 1/n
reuters.com/article/us-hea…
But how are you gambling with the lives of others? Doesn't the vaccine protect the people who are taking them?
How about humans stay out of this and let God punish those who refuse to take the vaccine? Isn't that what heaven and hell are for? 2/n
Fearmongering had its birth in religions.
Religious leaders use fear and guilt to control people. The whole pavlovian approach of reward and punishment has its roots in religion. This bit is human-made to serve human interests. 3/n
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