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Who Is Q? Mainstream Media Crashes The Party To Take Control Of The Narrative

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    According to mainstream media, Qanon is a 'pro-Trump, alt-right conspiracy theory.' An all-out mainstream media slurry shares this same perspective, regardless of its lack of truth.

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    How can the mainstream media accurately report on something it inherently doesn't understand? Does mainstream media coverage of this show their lack of knowledge and understand on the subject?

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If you don’t have a clue, then you are one of the people that the mainstream media is targeting to make sure you get their narrative on the subject first.

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But let’s be frank here. Our mainstream friends never wanted to cover the Q-Anon phenomena. Their idea was to not dignify the movement with any recognition, so as not to bring any more attention to it. But that was before Trump rallies across the country started showing a growing number of supporters sporting Q shirts and posters. The Deep State must have figured that not saying something would be more harmful to their grip on the steering wheel than saying something, clumsy as it may look for them to be suddenly weighing in on this matter en masse after being collectively silent for so long.

Nonetheless, they must have thought that if they blanket the airwaves and webwaves with the ‘alt-right Trump supporter conspiracy nut’ angle, they might be able to herd back a few sheep who might stray from the flock if they asked the question ‘Who is Q?’ to people who actually have done their research and had some informed opinions about it.

Mainstream Perception

Mainstream Media really glosses over the inception of Q-Anon and the reasons anyone paid any attention to it in the first place, but they usually do mention some of the most basic facts about the phenomena:

  • An anonymous user named ‘Q’ began posting in the 4chan internet forum entitled “Calm Before the Storm” last October 28th
  • Q claims to be a high-level government insider, or group of insiders, with Q clearance (a United States Department of Energy security clearance with access to classified information)
  • The messages Q posts consists mainly of short leading questions and bits of intel known as “bread crumbs”
  • Many Q followers identify themselves as “bakers” since they attempt to put together the “bread crumbs” into a coherent message
  • The main undercurrent of the messages is that Donald Trump is working with an alliance of political and military insiders to bring down the Deep State

Beyond these basic facts, mainstream media is holding a concerted front on this one point: we don’t know who Q is, but we think probably, likely, with 99.9% certainty, that it’s nonsense. It is ‘conspiracy theory,’ and we know all conspiracy theories are nonsense.

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In the mainstream articles I’ve read, it seems as though one mainstream source happily references opinion from other mainstream sources as though they were the golden truth. Here’s an interesting example where a CNN writer calls upon the Daily Beast’s Will Sommer who, the writer opines, ‘has been writing and thinking smartly about QAnon since its inception.’:

CNN:Why has this become such a, well, thing?
Sommer: Unlike something like birtherism or Pizzagate, QAnon is a kind of mega-conspiracy theory that sucks in just about every conspiracy theory you can think of. Pizzagate is part of it, birtherism is part of it — but so is the JFK assassination conspiracy theory, the idea that all these mass shootings have been deep-state false flags, and much more. The vague nature of the Q clues also means that you can sort of imprint whatever your personal issue is onto it.

In one fell swoop, it’s like mainstream media is trying to bring us back to a simpler time when the ridicule bestowed upon ‘conspiracy theory’ was at the height of its influence. One of the real disconnects here is that Sommer implies that most people still don’t believe there was a conspiracy (a plan made by more than one person) to assassinate John F. Kennedy, when we actually live in a time in which a majority of people believe this and other well-known ‘conspiracies’ to be fact. In fact a March poll by Politico reveals that belief in the Deep State is not the stuff of fringe groups, and is only growing:

Does the unelected group known as the Deep State exist?

  • Definitely: 27%
  • Probably: 47%
  • Probably Not: 16%
  • Definitely Not: 5%

But mainstream media really hasn’t got many other options, do they? Nobody knows this better than the Deep State themselves–the owners and puppetmasters of mainstream media, whose cloak of secrecy has all but been removed. Mainstream media is in a full-on quandary: many people who work within these organizations don’t understand how the world works and how information is controlled.

The fundamental assertions about the state of the world made by Q and popular analysts of his posts upsets the very nature of the mainstream media. Hence they cannot talk accurately about Q, even if some within those organizations want to, because to do so would be to admit that they worked for criminally-owned, truth-distorting news organizations. The only way the mainstream can report on Q is through the divisive polemic story filters like Right Wing/Left Wing, Trump Lovers/Trump Haters they have been indoctrinated into, which as we shall see cannot be employed to truly understand what Q is.

Perception of Q Followers

To their followers, Q is essentially what Q purports to be: the voice of political, military and intelligence insiders who are allied against the control of the Deep State. There is much speculation about who Q is but general agreement that the Q posts are informed by a group of insiders. The whole phenomena of the Q posts is considered part of an intelligence operation that is coming from white hats within intelligence communities. Some believe public figures such as Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, William Binney and other prominent whistleblowers, who have been on the inside and know what is going on, may have a hand in the information behind this operation.

There is some talk that the Q operation began as a way for insiders to communicate with each other on various phases of their intelligence operation, and it has inadvertently become a full-blown drip by drip revelation of truth to a growing community of researchers and supporters who are ready for it and willing to invest time and effort making sense of the clues. Regardless of the initial intentions, it seems now that Q has embraced its role as a purveyor of updates to the public of the progress being made behind the scenes, in recognition of the fact that an informed and engaged public can only help matters in disclosing the truth and defeating the Deep State. In this way, it dovetails nicely with those who believe a mass awakening to the truth is needed in order for us to remove the need and withdraw our consent for a controlling authority like the Deep State to operate at all.

Q Did Not Invent Anything

One of the aspects of Q that mainstream media cannot intelligently discuss is how the movement ever got off the ground. They will try to hem and haw about how people on the far right are desperate to believe something good is happening through their hero Donald Trump since we are living in such tumultuous times. But that is completely inaccurate, if one examines who was paying attention to Q posts on 4chan early on and what they were saying about it.

First off, most of the people commenting on the posts were people who already had a strong understanding of the existence of the Deep State, the power of the Corporatocracy, the fraudulent activities of Central Banks, the rampant illegal surveillance of intelligence agencies, and the deception of mainstream media. They were versed in the revelations of Julian Assange and Edward Snowdon, revelations which the mainstream media has given up directly calling ‘conspiracy theories’ because they are commonly accepted as fact. They were not Donald Trump supporters per se except in regards to the idea that he was not a member of the Deep State (like Hillary Clinton is known to be). Most were a bit skeptical of Donald Trump’s promise to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ although they certainly knew by then that there was a swamp that needed draining.

No, the main reason the Q-Anon phenomena took off as it did was because many people saw truth in what they were reading, ideas that cohered with the rest of what they had been researching and coming to understand about how our world works and who has held the real power for so long. The reason that the mainstream media is floundering so much these days is that they are trying to discredit as ‘conspiracy theory’ many things that to the diligent researcher are only one degree of separation from things that are commonly accepted to be true, such as the revelations of Assange, Snowdon and others.

Trump Supporters Jump On The Bandwagon

Of course now the Q phenomenon is growing among Trump supporters, because a certain narrative positions Trump as a superhero who is truly taking on all comers in dismantling a system that many presidents had warned people about since the 1950’s and even before that, a system that showed its force with the assassination of JFK in 1963. But for most serious researchers, Trump is a figurehead for an alliance group that probably has its roots in the time of JFK and really became galvanized after the 9/11 massacre.

Trump may have been asked to run for president by one or more military men that were part of the alliance, as some people say, but what seems more clear is that he is getting much of his confidence and swagger from knowing that he is backed by a very powerful alliance that now has control of the majority of the military, and he need only follow instructions at the appropriate time in order to fulfill his mission.

For certain, Trump has been strictly forbidden from publicly commenting on Q, even to the extent of directly acknowledged its existence. An untethered Donald Trump would surely be making direct references to the flattering advances of Q posts if left to his own devices. Instead, questions about Q are answered in very indirect and circumspect ways, such as this recent response from such a question by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders:

Reporter: “Does the President encourage the support of people who showed up last night in these QAnon and Blacks for Trump fringe groups?”

Sanders: “The President condemns and denounces any group that would incite violence against another individual and certainly doesn’t support groups that would promote that type of behavior. We’ve been clear about that a number of times since the beginning of the administration.”

For many researchers, however, Trump and the White House have dropped hints, Q-style, that he not only acknowledges the movement but is intimately connected to it. The best way to explore these examples is by looking at this link. You will notice pictures, Q posts, time stamps and so forth as they relate to posts Trump or the White House made AFTER the Q posts.

Conclusion

The precise identity of Q, indeed the validity that Q is who he is made out to be by his supporters, is not yet a matter of certainty. As with many things in our world today, our personal discernment is needed in order for us to draw our own conclusions. What seems obvious, however, is that even the scantest research done a little below the surface will reveal that the mainstream media characterization of Q has little resemblance to reality.

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Ontario (Canada) Gives Police Authority To Pull Over Vehicles To Find Out Where They Are Going

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    The Ontario government has just announced very strict lockdown and stay at home orders. They've also given police the power to pull people over to find out where they are going and where they live.

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    Is this really about the virus? Why are so many experts, and so much science that opposes what government is saying completely unacknowledged?

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Ontario, Canada has just announced stronger lockdown measures after current lockdown measures and stay at home orders have not done anything to slow the spread of covid when taking cases into account. Under the new orders, most non-essential businesses, manufacturing and construction will be closed, this includes non-essential curb side pick ups as well for retail businesses. Outdoor recreational facilities like parks, basketball courts, tennis courts and golf courses will now be closed and essential businesses, like grocery stores, will be limited to a certain capacity.

For the first time, the Ontario government has given police officers the power to pull vehicles over without cause, demand their ID and home address as well as ask where they are going and why. This also applies to citizens who are outside. This is effective immediately for a period of 6 weeks.

I just came across this via the live press conference. Part of the changes in the recent announcement were to give police more authority to handle non-compliance, something that’s been a big part of this pandemic as many people, doctors and scientists continue to disagree with the actions being taken by governments, while others agree. The government has also put restrictions on travel between provinces.

We have made the deliberate decision to temporarily enhance police officers’ authority for the duration of the stay at home order. Moving forward, police will have the authority to require any individual who is not in a place of residence to first provide the purpose for not being at home and provide their home address. – Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said in the press conference.

The Ontario government continues to blame the citizenry for non-compliance when, in reality, there is a tremendous amount of science and data that’s been published in various medical and scientific journals from around the world showing that lockdowns have not been helpful in stopping the spread of COVID.

Furthermore, there is research showing lockdowns have killed more people than covid, and will have devastating results for years to come. Not only that, an estimate from the United Nations World Food Program indicates that pandemic lockdowns causing breaks in the food chain are expected to push 135 million people into severe hunger and starvation.

The ease to which people could be terrorised into surrendering basic freedoms which are fundamental to our existence…came as a shock to me…History will look back on measures – as a monument of collective hysteria & government folly.” – Jonathan Sumption, former British supreme court justice. (source)

This is quite confusing, if lockdowns and restrictions aren’t necessarily helping to curb the spread, why is government, especially the Ontario government, acting like they are effective and necessary tools? This is a discussion that has not been had within the mainstream. Renowned experts in the field who are presenting this data have been completely ignored, censored and in many cases ridiculed.

Another point that’s being used to justify restriction measures is the fact that hospitals in Ontario are at capacity, and ICUs are full. This has always been a concern in many countries, especially in Ontario, Canada. For example, in 2017 more than 50 percent of hospitals in Ontario were above 100 percent capacity. There are examples all over the world for the past decade. That being said, is covid adding to this, or is it simply something we’ve always seen in hospitals? Is the only difference big media coverage?

What about the fact that PCR testing may yield an enormous amount of false positives? Testing positive does not mean you have the virus, or that you can spread it, especially if you are asymptomatic, yet this entire lockdown is based on testing asymptomatic people and asymptomatic cases. What about the death count and the fact that Ontario Public Health has admitted to the fact that they are marking deaths as “covid” when it’s not even clear if covid caused or contributed to the death? What about the fact that the survival rate of the virus is 99.95 percent and above for people under the age of 70, or that prior infection can provide more immunity than the vaccine?

Again, the point is,there are many concerns that are being completely ignored and unacknowledged.

In the case of covid, it’s quite clear that people of all backgrounds and professions are split. You even have world renowned experts in the field split on these issues, with many opposing and supporting measures. As a result, this has many people confused, and it begs the question, should government really have the authority to put mandates into place that restrict our movement, rights and freedoms?

Is this really about the virus, or about the benefits that big tech, health and government will reap and have been reaping from this pandemic? When measures go against the will of so many people, should government not be allowed to mandate such measures and instead, present their science and make recommendations to people, leaving them the choice to act in ways they see fit?

Are we living in an age where government and big tech are doing the thinking for us, telling us what is and isn’t and trying to control our lives more and more every single year? How do we stop this if it’s true? Why do we continue to comply? One thing is certain, covid has been a great catalyst for more and more people to really question what type of world we are currently living in.

So what’s the solution to this? Is it mass/collective organized peaceful non-compliance? A Belgian court has ruled that the current COVID-19 measures being deployed don’t have a sound legal basis. The State has 30 days to lift restrictions or face fines. Can something like this happen in this situation? We will wait and see what happens as, no doubt, many people are going to be upset and showing it.

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Florida Education Minister Urges Schools To Drop Mask Mandates

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    Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said schools should make mask-wearing voluntary in the 2021-2022 school year, stating that they should simply be optional.

  • Reflect On:

    Why is one narrative being pushed hard, while the other is being heavily ridiculed and labelled as "dangerous" by mainstream media and government?

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What Happened: Earlier this week, Florida’s education commissioner directed all schools to drop mask mandates for the next school year because, according to him, they are not necessary and can simply be an optional measure for students and parents. According to him, mask policies “do not impact the spread of the virus” and they “may impede instruction” for some students. The decision is not up to him, however, as each individual district will ultimately decide whether or not they want to impose mask mandes for next school year.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently convened a round table on public health. At that discussion, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University Dr. Jay Bhattacharya stated that “masks have not only been not effective but have been harmful.”

The video of this discussion was removed from YouTube, and then ridiculed by mainstream media. This has been a big problem throughout this pandemic. We have big tech “fact-checkers” censoring and removing any kind of narrative that does not fit within the framework or narrative that government health authorities are telling us. If things were so obvious, why would they need to censor world renowned experts?  It’s been a common theme, and Bhattacharya is one of many who have been subjected to this type of treatment.

He’s one of the three initiators of The Great Barrington Declaration. The other two are  Dr. Sunetra Gupta, PhD Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and Dr. Martin Kulldorff, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist. You can watch an interesting discussion with all three of them here if interested.

Bhattacharya responded to the criticism in a recent piece he wrote for the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) stating the following:

I attended a public-policy roundtable hosted by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis last month. The point was to discuss the state’s Covid policies in the months ahead. That 600,000 Americans have died with Covid-19 is evidence that the lockdowns over the past year, including significant restrictions on the lives of children, haven’t worked. Florida reopened in May and declined to shut down again. Yet age-adjusted mortality is lower in Florida than in locked-down California, and Florida’s public schools are almost all open, while California’s aren’t.

My fellow panelists—Sunetra Gupta of Oxford, Martin Kulldorff of Harvard and Scott Atlas of Stanford—and I discussed a variety of topics. One was the wisdom of requiring children to wear masks. The press asked questions, and a video of the event was posted on YouTube by local media, including Tampa’s WTSP.

But last week YouTube removed a recording of this routine policy discussion from its website. The company claimed my fellow panel members and I were trafficking in misinformation. The company said it removed the video “because it included content that contradicts the consensus of local and global health authorities regarding the efficacy of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

Yet the panelists are all experts, and all spoke against requiring children to wear masks. I can’t speak for my counterparts, but my reasoning was a cost-benefit analysis. The benefits of masking children are small to none; the costs are much higher.

The scientific evidence is clear.

He then goes on to cite site some science.

Kari Stefansson, senior author of a study  study from Iceland conducted early in the epidemic when masking was uncommon showing that incidents of covid in children is far less than adults, stated that children are.

“less likely to get infected than adults and if they get infected, they are less likely to get seriously ill. What is interesting is that even if children do get infected, they are less likely to transmit the disease to others than adults.”

According to Bhattacharya, “many studies in the scientific literature reach a similar conclusion: Even unmasked children pose less of a risk for disease spread than adults.”

For example, Jonas F Ludvigsson, a paediatrician at Örebro University Hospital and professor of clinical epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute wrote letter to the editor published in the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Open Schools, Covid-19, and Child and Teacher Morbidity in Sweden” has found that:

“Despite Sweden’s having kept schools and preschools open, we found a low incidence of severe Covid-19 among schoolchildren and children of preschool age during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic…No child with Covid-19 died…Among the 1,951,905 children who were 1 to 16 years of age, 15 children had Covid-19, MIS-C, or both conditions and were admitted to an ICU, which is equal to 1 child in 130,000.”

You can read more about this specific story here, as he has quit his research due to the harassment he received for simply presenting data.

Why This Is Important: There are the points made above, and then there are papers outlining the supposed dangers and ineffectiveness of masks. Many have been published in peer-reviewed scientific/medical journals prior to covid, and during covid.

For example, one paper titled “Facemasks in the COVID-19 era: A health hypothesis” concludes:

The existing scientific evidences challenge the safety and efficacy of wearing facemask as preventive intervention for COVID-19. The data suggest that both medical and non-medical facemasks are ineffective to block human-to-human transmission of viral and infectious disease such SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, supporting against the usage of facemasks. Wearing facemasks has been demonstrated to have substantial adverse physiological and psychological effects. These include hypoxia, hypercapnia, shortness of breath, increased acidity and toxicity, activation of fear and stress response, rise in stress hormones, immunosuppression, fatigue, headaches, decline in cognitive performance, predisposition for viral and infectious illnesses, chronic stress, anxiety and depression. Long-term consequences of wearing facemask can cause health deterioration, developing and progression of chronic diseases and premature death. Governments, policy makers and health organizations should utilize prosper and scientific evidence-based approach with respect to wearing facemasks, when the latter is considered as preventive intervention for public health.

I’ve written about a study published in the New England Medical Journal by Harvard doctors that outlines how it’s already known that masks provide little to zero benefit when it comes to protection in a public setting. According to them,

We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection. Public health authorities define a significant exposure to Covid-19 as face-to-face contact within 6 feet with a patient with symptomatic Covid-19 that is sustained for at least a few minutes (and some say more than 10 minutes or even 30 minutes). The chance of catching Covid-19 from a passing interaction in a public space is therefore minimal. In many cases, the desire for widespread masking is a reflexive reaction to anxiety over the pandemic.

The papers cited above are a few of many, there are a plethora of them available within the scientific literature.

Yes, there are also studies that claim and explain why they believe masks are an effective tool to mitigate the virus, and we know that organizations like the Centres For Disease Control (CDC) deem them to be extremely effective and necessary.  The point is, why are those who point out, explain, and provide evidence and reason for the idea that masks are not effective being heavily censored, vilified, and ridiculed? What’s going on here? Why is proper critique and discussion being completely shut down and why are those who are creating awareness about these issues labelled as “dangerous anti-maskers.” This, in my opinion is quite frankly unscientific.

Perhaps I can explore one possible explanation. Perhaps any type of information, data or evidence, no matter how credible, that opposes the measures and narrative of government and big media threatens various business/agendas in these powerful circles. It begs the question, does government and government affiliated health/business really look out for what’s best for its citizens? The COVID pandemic has definitely served as a catalyst for more people to ask that question who wouldn’t have prior to the pandemic.

This is just my opinion, but in presenting it I put our platform, Collective Evolution, at risk being punished in various ways for simply sharing it. We’ve not only been falsely smeared by fact checkers but have also been hurt financially on social media simply for bringing forth facts that the mainstream doesn’t wish to address.

The Takeaway: At the end of the day, it’s very difficult to determine who is right or wrong, which is why we need open dialogue. The fact that simple discussion and pieces of evidence that change the narrative, or threaten it, is being shut down, censored and completely ridiculed is quite concerning. The mainstream media continues to fail to have appropriate conversations surrounding all things COVID while forcing their narrative on the public. This in turn has created a great divide among the citizenry when really, we should all be coming together and respecting everybody’s decision to act as they please.

When things are not so cut and dry, it’s questionable whether or not we should really give governments the ability to control our lives in the manner they have done with this pandemic.

Science is being suppressed for political and financial gain. Covid-19 has unleashed state corruption on a grand scale, and it is harmful to public health. Politicians and industry are responsible for this opportunistic embezzlement. So too are scientists and health experts. The pandemic has revealed how the medical-political complex can be manipulated in an emergency—a time when it is even more important to safeguard science. –

Dr. Kamran Abbasi, executive editor of the prestigious British Medical Journal, editor of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, and a consultant editor for PLOS Medicine. He is editor of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine and JRSM Open. Taken from his published a piece in the BMJ, titled “Covid-19: politicisation, “corruption,” and suppression of science.”

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Ontario, Canada To Impose Stricter Measures: Lockdown & Stay At Home Orders Are Not Working

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    The Ontario (Canada) government is set to impose even more restrictions and enforcement on the citizenry despite already being in lockdown and stay at home order mode. The announcement will be made this afternoon.

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    Why do governments continue to ignore the vast amount of research and data that's been published showing lockdowns and other restrictions do nothing to stop the spread of covid, and are probably doing more harm than covid?

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What Happened: Ontario, Canada is and has been well into a province wide lockdown and stay at home order. Most businesses, if not already permanently closed from going out of business, have been reduced to curb side pick-ups only, while essential stores, like grocery stores, have remained open. This has been ongoing, on and off, as all of you know for more than one year now.

This afternoon, the government is set to announce even more restrictions.

According to CTV News Toronto,

Sources tell CTV News Toronto and CP24 the latest data, which is expected to be released on Friday, shows that based on Ontario’s current trends there could be between 12,000 to 18,000 new daily infections by the end of May, with up to 1,800 patients in intensive care. The measures under consideration include shutting down construction to just critical infrastructure projects and placing limits on non-essential manufacturing and warehousing. Additional restrictions on religious services are also being considered by cabinet.

Ontario is also considering more enforcement with regards to fines for those who disobey rules, and perhaps shutting down curb side pick-ups of some non-essential retailers.

Cases, however, are still accelerating exponentially. A lot of “fear-mongering” and concern is being raised by government public health officials, doctors and scientists. On the other hand, you have a number of doctors and scientists who are not as concerned, explaining that the number of cases, and rising case numbers are not as big of a threat as it’s being made to be, especially given the fact that infection can provide an immunity that is stronger than the supposed immunity a vaccine can provide. They have also been pointing out that we are dealing with a virus that has a very low mortality rate, 99.95 percent and higher for people under the age of 70, to be exact.

Many in the field have been creating awareness around the catastrophic impacts of lockdowns, providing data showing that lockdown measures around the globe may have already killed more people than covid itself, and will have lasting impacts for years to come while they affect most aspects of humanity. Furthermore, they’ve also presented a wealth of data showing that lockdowns are not effective at all at stopping the spread of the virus, that they are, essentially, useless.

This is quite confusing, if lockdowns and restrictions do nothing to curb the spread, why is government, especially the Ontario government, acting like they are effective and necessary tools? Why do they also completely ignore the idea that lockdowns may be completely ineffective and more harmful? This is a discussion that has not at all been had within the mainstream, and renowned experts in the field who are presenting this data have been completely ignored, censored and in many cases ridiculed.

Another point that’s being used to justify restriction measures is the fact that hospitals in Ontario are at capacity, and ICUs are full. This has always been a concern in many countries, especially in Ontario, Canada. For example, in 2017 more than 50 percent of hospitals in Ontario were above 100 percent capacity. There are examples all over the world for the past decade. That being said, is covid adding to this, or is it simply something we’ve always seen in hospitals? Is the only difference big media coverage?

Why This Is Important: Sure, many people might agree with lockdowns and other mandates. It’s hard to hear, however, the Ontario government constantly blaming portions of the population for the fact that they are not being effective, without ever considering, as again something that’s been shown time and time again in several countries, that lockdowns are simply not effective in stopping the spread. If this is the case, it renders lockdowns useless and paints a bad picture for government, which would be the fact that they’ve done nothing but put people in harm’s way.

In the case of covid, it’s quite clear that people of all backgrounds and professions are split. You even have world renowned experts in the field split on these issues, with many opposing and supporting measures. This as a result has many people confused, and it begs the question, should government really have the authority to put mandates into place that restrict our movement, rights and freedoms? Is this really about the virus, or about the benefits that big tech, health and government will reap and have been reaping from this pandemic? When measures go against the will of so many people, should government not be allowed to mandate such measures and instead, present their science and make recommendations to people, leaving them the choice to act in ways they see fit? Are we living in an age where government and big tech are doing the thinking for us, telling us what is and isn’t and trying to control our lives more and more every single year? How do we stop this? Why do we continue to comply? One thing is certain, covid has been a great catalyst for more and more people to really question what type of world we are currently living in.

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