Since the dawn of the 21st century, this technology has come to govern every sphere. . .dictates our decisions in our homes and offices, in our cities and countrysides, and in our social, civic, personal, and professional lives.
Roman, Republican or Early Imperial, Relief of a seated poet (Menander) with masks of New Comedy, 1st century B.C. – early 1st century A.D., Princeton University Art Museum
In this essay, Asa Boxer examines the potentially horrifying consequences of the hate speech being currently deployed by world leaders in order to gain public acceptance of vaccine passports by stirring up hatred against those “unvaccinated” with the Covid-19 experimental mRNA gene therapy treatments. This essay originally appeared, in an abridged and edited version, in The Epoch Times on September 16, 2021. Legally speaking (in Canada at least), hate speech is a public utterance, publication or symbolic representation that promotes the vilification and detestation of an identifiable group. In recent months, I have witnessed the proliferation of lawn signage stating, “Hate has no home here.” Those displaying these signs are by and large well-meaning folk who feel that their message telegraphs support to those who might otherwise feel marginalised. Unwittingly, however, these signs are telegraphing hate. A more effective message would state, “We welcome all kinds; we love YOU!” Instead, the signage implies that there is a certain kind of person who is not welcome. These deplorables are being vilified and detested. In other words, …
Safetyism is founded on the concept of someone else knowing what’s best for you; you are freed from having to determine your own choices, freed from weighing up logic and proportion before you take action; you just need to follow rules set out in front of you.
It all begins here with an utterance, a scrambled item of speech requiring brain time to reconstruct: “Two metres.” Grumbled and garbled, the words issue from a mask. A figure cocks its head autistically sideways. The manner resembles that of a bird, the way it jerks its little skull to look at you with just one eye. Picture that gull eyeing you as you take your lunch on a park bench, the way it indirectly sidles in your direction while you eat. Picture Norman Bates.
COVID Rage is all the rage. And I am always astounded by the level of ignorance wedded to self-righteousness among the unvisaged, the tendency to follow the diktats of their political leaders and government appointed medical officers without question and to accept implicitly the reports of a suborned media apparatus.
A culture unravels inevitably because it takes its paradigm, worldview, metaphysic, first principles to their logical conclusion through a deductive process, a reductio ad absurdum, at which point the society loses coherence, goes mad and thereby loses credibility.
The systematic suppression and oppression of society’s shamans and prophets by the priestcraft of psychiatry, has not only been a catastrophe for these gifted individuals—
My tortured relationship with weed leads me down a sceptical blind alley regarding legalization. On the one hand, like psilocybin and LSD, its psychedelic effects can occasion experiences of euphoria and enlightenment. . .