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Can’t Understand Anti-vaxxers??

55549DA0-D60F-4262-AC08-9965E96B48A6As I read post after post about the paralyzing fear of Covid exposure on social media, and in news reports, I wonder about public perception of those of us genuinely wary, fearful of vaccination. You know what we’re called. A local college in Fairfield, CT has just put onto distance learning only the students who live in housing in Bridgeport, due to an "orange level alert" for infection. The students who live across the street in Fairfield are allowed to attend. Why did the student cross the road? To be able to attend her $55,000 a year college. 

I was scrolling along a local Facebook group and came across this:

There are times I feel paralyzed with indecision and doubt. There are times I'm so overwhelmed that I can't make any decisions, I don't even want to eat. This is what this pandemic does to some people. There are other days where I am hyper motivated and wear myself to exhaustion before bed. I'm never sure which person is getting out of bed. If you feel these things too, you aren't alone. If you feel lost and scared and overwhelmed,  you are not alone. If you are dealing fine, you are not alone. This is affecting us all and we are not alone.

Makes you want to reach out to him and say, "There there," kind of like Dory to Nemo, doesn't it?  The COVID shutdown is taking a toll on everyone. Mental health even more than physical.  I'm sure every AofA reader has a litany of gripes and worries and sea changes to our homes because of the shutdown.

Here's a revised version of what I read:

There are times I feel paralyzed with indecision and doubt. There are times I'm so overwhelmed that I can't make any decisions, I don't even want to eat. This is what this pandemic vaccine injury does to some people. There are other days where I am hyper motivated and wear myself to exhaustion before bed. I'm never sure which person is getting out of bed. If you feel these things too, you aren't alone. If you feel lost and scared and overwhelmed,  you are not alone. If you are dealing fine, you are not alone. This Vaccine Injury is affecting us all and we are not alone.

Now what if I told you that this person had shut down every conversation about vaccine safety on a town group? That this person calls anyone who asks a question about vaccines an "anti-vaxxer" and deletes them? And that this person made a phone call to a venue 30 miles away that was hosting a talk about the removal of the religious exemption here in Connecticut with Children's Health Defense's Mary Holland and GOT THE EVENT CANCELLED. And was proud of that.

If everyone who has ever called us "anti-vaccine" took a single moment to think of us as neighbors and family members and colleagues facing real pain, and framed our plight they way they so EASILY frame the stress and wear and tear of a shutdown, maybe they wouldn't call us anti-vaxxers at all. Maybe they would call us heroes?




Comments

Mike Lynch

Those individuals who are apparently traumatized by covid have voluntarily subjected themselves to the fear and anxiety. If everyone simply went about their daily lives as if covid did not exist (which it does not as portrayed by the presstitutes) they would be empowered and grow a backbone. Don't wear a mask. No one will harm you if you don't. If someone makes a big deal about it, just leave. Accept the fact that vaccines won't save you from anything. They haven't saved anyone so far, only harmed. Leave the matrix. Be your own person and doubt everything that is said about covid. How many close family members or how many of your close friends have died from it (besides those over 80 or those with diabetes, obesity, or other co-morbidities)? The covid test is worse than useless, it is false. Do some due diligence and save yourself from fear.

Cia

The stress, wear, and tear of shutdowns are caused by the stress, wear, and tear of hundreds of thousands of people dying horribly of Covid, their lungs turned to jello. Lockdowns and masks break the chain of transmission. Lockdowns would kill everyone eventually if they were long-lasting. Short, complete ones are good for controlling epidemics. Masks are easy and could be used forever, while everyone has returned to work.

Jonathan Rose

John: What did I tell you?

John Stone

Jonathan

Economics editor of the Spectator agrees:

https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-vaccine-goalposts-have-shifted

Even Kamala Harris seems to agree:

https://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/09/05/kamala-harris-trump-vaccine-bash-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/newsroom-video/

Angus Files

Anti vaccine would probably mean you refuse all vaccines -not many have the guts to refuse them all.Even when you do refuse them all for your baby from that second onwards they are out to vaccinate and bully you into submission.No surrender folks dont let them scare you whatever the angle is.The dark side of pharma will all have to meet God one day and explain what they have done to Gods little children maybe not here on earth but to God they will.

Pharma For Prison

MMR RIP

drymeadow

For me it comes down to trust. I don’t trust the people who maimed my child - his pediatrician, Merck, and the Fauci led public health robots. All of whom profit from or have jobs that depend on vaccines. I’m real comfortable being an anti vaxxer and only wish I hadn’t lost my son to severe autism to get here.

Emily Confused

I am trying to practice what I preach. I actually do care deeply that 1/100 vulnerable people are At risk of serious harm from
COVID. And I expect others to care deeply that 1/2’0 boys and 1/60 girls will reach a tipping point after one of their childhood vaccines that seriously harms them.
I also like to point out that a Putin vaccine Whether rebranded by whomever you hate more (trump or Dems ) could easily be a toxic nightmare full of Chernobyl radiation or any poison you wish. And our faulty vaccine injury reporting system would magnify the risk as it would take so long before we realized that deaths mislabeled as say from Lingering Covoe were actually caused by the vaccine. It would be Putin or China or any foreign power’s dream to poison or disable millions of Americans starting with medical staff and others who were mandated or scurried to be the first vaccinated. What a coup it would be. It’s almost like COVID is actually a coverup for a giant vaccine failure. It isn’t of course but that’s what a giant vaccine failure might look like if they didn’t want to own up to it or couldn’t face it. Meaningless confusing tests. Confusion about why some die but others don’t even get sick? Things that make total sense if vax toxin plus COVID germs caused hyper immunity . But make no sense absent the vaccine.

Jonathan Rose

Lately, however, one type of "antivaxxer" has been treated with respect by the media: those who question the safety of vaccines produced by "Operation Warp Speed". Of course, that's because the media will publish anything (true or otherwise) that slams Donald Trump. Whatever you think of Trump, that may give us an opening. If anyone threatens to "shut you down", just reply that you have every right to raise safety questions about "Warp Speed", and they'll probably back off. And once that has been conceded, a more general discussion of vaccine safety and medical freedom can be opened up.

Rebecca R Lee

Your heroes to me. But you should chelate your children.

Leah

Why not name this person? If he or she is acting this way to prevent public information, why are they being given protection?

Bill

If I am a so-called "anti-vaxxxer", it's only because I believe in the SCIENCE of TRUTH, and not the pseudoscience of money, greed, and PhRMA profit....
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!....

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