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Masks: If I don’t wear, how will that harm you?

Do I detect that some are talking about compulsory mask regulation?

Let’s say I’m healthy and choose not to wear a mask, how would I give a disease that I don’t have to someone who supposedly couldn’t catch it because they are either isolating or wearing a mask?

Every time people talk about the subject of wearing masks in public, It seems that there are two sides to the argument. Well that may seem obvious, the sides of the argument are not even comparing the same things.

Side one says, essentially, that nobody driving from an office in a governor’s mansion or a White House should make me wear something over my face. Their claim is that it should be a personal right whether someone chooses to cover their face or not.

Now, side two seems to state that a person should be allowed to wear a mask in public for their own safety, however everyone else should wear one whether they want to or not. And if they don’t they should be punished by some sort of legal action, whether it be jail or flogging, or grabbing them and putting them back in their own home and locking the door.

I know, for the sake of light heartedness, I have chosen a little bit of hyperbole on both sides there. But here we go. One side says sure wear a mask if you want to. The other side does not say sure don’t wear a mask if you don’t want to. The other side says if I got to wear a mask then you got to wear a mask. After that whole bunch of Dad likes statements about you should be responsible, think of others,. But the pro mask wearers don’t seem to practice what they preach. That is why there has to be something more at play here other than pure protection.

At the beginning of this mega virus, a lot of people agreed on the benefits of the masks. Now you can see people on both sides of that argument. But again there is a call for mandatory masquerading. Not masquering for your own good. I guess I have to ask, who is the one who is being selfish here? In my experience I find that mockers tend to call other people selfish, when they are in fact being selfish.

Live Free – Breathe Free – Speak Free!

What is this obsession with control in this country? Why does it have to be about controlling everyone’s actions? That is what I ask in regards to just about every issue now. When I see people speaking on their news programs, movie stars preaching at me, that we all need to do the same thing, that’s when I step back and question what is this all about. What happened to the Hollywood favorites, the cartoons which preach that we should follow our heart? What if my heart says I don’t feel comfortable covering my mouth?

Now I’m not going to solve that one for you today. Even if I gave my answer, few people would want to hear it anyway. I just want to point out the strange nature of this mask conversation.

As a bonus, today, I would like for you to think of other cultures which make people cover their face. Have you ever thought that people should be whipped in public for not covering their face? Well in a large portion of the world, that’s what you get. What kind of precedent is that? If a woman wants to breathe fresh air, in some parts of the world, it is illegal. now people are trying to make it illegal to breathe fresh air in this country that I live in.

Who tends to wear masks throughout history?

Robbers, theatre performers, women in oppression.

Masks: They either protect you or they don’t. And what about other measures which are proven to keep one healthy? Mandatory sun exposure. Proper nutrition? Exercise? When are those mandatory, if that’s what we’re really considering? Just some questions to consider.

Where’s my doctor?

Health and treatment has gone away from a discussion with our local physician and seems to be run by governors and their agencies.

Be blessed and stay healthy. Smiling also helps the immunity. And it’s infectious. If you’re happy and you know it, let it show.

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Was it all about saving a life? Are you sure?

More Corona Questions

What just happened? Have you been asking yourself that? As an entire planet essentially shut down as a response to a virus, I have had to ask a few more questions.

From the very start, I had to scratch my head. Why is the response to this virus different than that of any other virus? I’ve lived a bunch of years, and I’ve seen some times of sickness and of health.

As a matter of fact, everyone pretty much mentions that in their wedding vows. We have times where we catch stuff that other people spread, whether knowingly or not. There are a whole bunch of things that we do, some of them tweaked for each person, to fend off the creepy colds and flues. I take vitamin C. That other guy takes Vodka.

Scare tactics?

I don’t think we can say that it’s all scare tactics, however they certainly abound. Most seasonal outbreaks come with their own set of talking points. It’s like the little viruses have their own little press agent who hands out tiny little microscopic press releases. Each news channel recites the same phrases over and over, and… again. So yes the scare tactics are here, but they have always been here. What’s different? The compulsory measures of the Corona virus. Putting an entire country on house arrest is definitely unique.

I’m not the only one to ask these questions. But I wanted to know some numbers, so I simply looked them up. I thought I would share with you the death rates of a few common things.

Asking a question to answer another

Whenever someone asked why all of these constitutional rights are being taken away to fight this one, The answer (those talking points) was “if it can save one life it’s worth it.” I think that sounds romantic. But I don’t think anyone really believes all of this was to save one life. So I think we generally go towards well it will probably save a bunch of lives. So we just say one life but we mean maybe thousands? Or hundreds?

I’ve already mentioned the hypocritical tactics such as placing infected people in nursing homes, yet denying healthy people from entering any nursing homes. If you want to see more on that check out one of my recent posts on that. But today I just want to share with you how many people die per year from stuff we do.

COVID-19, are you going to be naughty or nice to me?

Steven Magee

It’s the naughtiness of the people, for this virus, that makes the difference, I say. There cannot be a man woman or child in America today who would disagree that the virus has had a political agenda all along. Some celebrate it some fear it.

Do you fall under the category of people who are tired of destroying so much that we’ve worked for? or are the one who is completely exhausted by the ugly behavior of people who are condemning you for wanting to allow commerce and freedom to go to church?

Either way, let me ask you. (With the knowledge just a few of the listed death rates)

  • Am I selfish to drive a car?
  • Am I selfish to eat a PBJ?
  • Am I selfish if I drive a motorcycle with or without a helmet?
  • Am I selfish to drink alcohol, smoke a Marlboro, or take some meds?
  • Will we see a new phase of blaming people for unseen possible risks in getting close?

Today, someone shared this with me. This social media rock star presents many of the same questions. You might want to subscribe to his channel.

Have a brilliant day. Be safe. Keep smiling.

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Questions I MUST Ask About Corona Virus And Nursing Homes

Do you have a loved one in a nursing home?

During the massive shutdowns of the Corona virus response, it seems we all had a hobby of waiting for the Corona score of the day. Even if we did not want to, like a bad circus performance, we could not look away.

Winning or losing?

I remember taking part in Easter egg hunts when I was a child. If some child was not quite getting it, if their basket was not chock full of cellophane covered pretend Easter eggs, they usually got a little bit of help. Some sympathetic parent of a hoarder would grab into the basket of their child and distribute some booty to the other child. Most parties were fine with this. Especially the child who had formerly one scraggly looking candy egg.

I must admit from my little perch, it looked a bit like that with the current virus sufferers.

For a while the county next to us enjoyed freedom from any cases of the sickness. Then the news came that there was a victim on the scoreboard. Shortly after that I found out that this sick person was transferred to that county from our county. Rumor has it that the first case in our county, by the way was transferred from a different state.

This facility in which the sick person from our county was placed later suffered from more cases. My first question was “why didn’t they leave well enough alone,” as they say.

Why can’t a nursing home full of elderly people be quarantined from an outbreak of such nature?

The following diagram is a compilation of three quick questions that I have. I do not have the answer. I don’t know that I will get them. But I do wonder if anyone else is curious about this.

Is it up to you New York, New York.

Is there any question as to whether the governor of New York has been one of the most quoted characters in the outbreak news? How many people have died in the city of New York since the beginning of March 2020? How many of those people were in nursing homes? Whose idea was it specifically for citizens of New York City who live in nursing homes to receive fellow residents who were infected by this dangerous disease?

Let me share with you a link to an article that I have found which addresses some of these questions and poses some of its own.

We Need To Take A Hard Look At Nursing Home Policies

I hope that you are safe and doing well in America today. Be blessed and keep smiling.

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The video version of this post.

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The Secret Life The Cat In The Hat

A new look at an old favorite.

My girls have finished their first video project. This is their first sketch video and I am super happy with them. We happen to do a lot of improv in the car as we travel from one place to another. We often take on an exotic accent and carry it through for hours as we shop, get gas, go to church, etc.

Recently they were in a play, “Seussical the Musical.” They had a blast.

They began to see some similarities with Secret Life Of Pets and The Cat In The Hat. They recruited their friend who actually portrayed “The Cat” in the Seussical spectacular.

Here it is for a little Wednesday wackiness. If you enjoy, leave a comment below to encourage the Bass team. Thanks for watching.

https://vimeo.com/352396309