Since the onset of this entirely manufactured crisis, I've felt something very fundamental was missing. Early predictions were astronomical in their declarations of expected deaths. To listen to the "news" and "experts", you'd think we'd lose 20% of the world's population in a matter of weeks. Outrageous restrictions were placed without debate on entire swaths of the country and even the world, without so much as a single shred of evidence of what we were being told to fear was coming to pass. Hospitals were not overrun and 'flattening the curve' efforts were touted as to why that was so, but was it really? I asked on social media if anyone knew those that had been infected, got sick, and of those, how many had died. What I heard in response pretty much matched what I'd suspected. Out of about 70 people that answered my questions, 3 had gotten sick themselves, 5 knew someone, or knew of someone who had contracted SARS-CoV-2 and succumbed to COVID-19, but they all recovered. I personally knew of 2 people, one in their mid 60's who recovered and one 82 that passed away four days after being removed from a ventilator. That was on March 19th. Since then, only two more people from that original question know of someone who has gotten sick enough to require medical care. Now I'm not saying that's a highly effective survey, but it does make a pretty basic cross section of people from California to Virginia, Minnesota to Texas. I suspect the real world reflects pretty much the same thing. Unless you work with it every day, you're likely to know one or two people directly impacted by this. We now know so much more than we did when this outbreak became a national sensation and I've openly wondered from the beginning, why the response has been so out of proportion to the actual threat. I know I'm not alone, but those of us with that outlook find themselves censored, mocked, or shunned, by those that choose to live in fear and those creating that fear. Here's a guy that has suffered all that and more. Honestly I think Knut Wittkowski's thoughts should be spread far and wide. https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/05/15/we-could-open-up-again-and-forget-the-whole-thing/?fbclid=IwAR0Ufskv7rd9vhRHurXoJK2u14H3R8VNsni3PGdlV-YinmFuwWunlAx1cRQ
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