Mask Fanatics Have Abandoned Science for the Covidian Jihad to Control Your Life

"Even the public health experts, whom these followers all promoted as great prophets just months ago, can’t tame their fervor"

It’s nothing new for political religions to produce radicals that develop their own sects or cults. This time around, rigid devotion to enforcing mask compliance has produced runaway fanaticism based on nothing but blind faith that more mask-wearing is always better. Even the public health experts, whom these followers all promoted as great prophets just months ago, can’t tame their fervor.

That’s a problem, because a return to normalcy will require subduing radical factions that agitate for oppression.

Restrictions such as mask mandates are like oxygen to followers of radical fundamentalist Covidianism — the abiding belief that only lockdowns, social distancing, and masks can deliver us from the deadly pandemic. The longer mandates stay in place and experts continue promoting mask use — “My mask protects you! Your mask protects me!” — the stronger and more widespread the extremism will grow, and the less influence experts will have over their behavior.

The evidence is abundant, but consider these three cases of radical Covidianism and how they trace back to an abandonment of the scientific standards necessary to maintain public health and a functioning society.

1. Ignore the Dangers of Masking While Exercising

First, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order last week requiring all nonprofessional sports players to wear masks. Athletes, except for swimmers, must wear masks while “training for, practicing for, or competing in an organized sport” if they cannot “consistently maintain 6 feet of distance.” There are no age-specific exceptions in the requirement, so it appears Whitmer’s mask mandate for children five years old and over applies.

Not only does this order contradict guidance from so-called experts, who say that people exercising should not wear masks because sweat can clog the mask fibers and make breathing difficult as well as “promote the growth of microorganisms,” but it overwrites Whitmer’s own order specifying that masks do not have to be worn during exercise “when wearing a face covering would interfere with the activity.”

How football, basketball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, and other sports that aren’t golf or bowling don’t qualify as exercise that a mask “would interfere with” is beyond rationality. The science of sweat droplets clogging up mask fibers doesn’t change if a person is exercising by himself or in a competitive setting, yet one can see in these orders the progression away from science and toward the fanatical desire to control people’s behavior, regardless of the danger. While Whitmer says masks allow sports to resume, her requirement will likely mean exactly the opposite, as playing creates a health risk instead of a health benefit.

2. Mask the Babies

Second, a WestJet flight was canceled last week because a 19-month-old could not keep her mask on, despite the fact that infants and toddlers simply aren’t spreading the virus. The father, Safwan Choudhry, called it “horrific and dehumanizing treatment.” You can see what appear to be WestJet crew members harassing the poor family here:

Transport Canada’s official guidance for travelers says explicitly, “The following people should not wear a mask … children under 2 years old.” Yet WestJest crew members, according to Choudhry, wrongly cited the guidance as requiring his infant to wear a mask. Official rules are apparently no hindrance to the mask crusaders, who will defend their universal masking standard to the point of canceling a flight.

3. Wear a Mask When You’re Alone

Not to be outdone in anti-science zeal for total conformity, however, the third example is the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, which has asked agency employees to wear masks while teleconferencing from home. Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole said in a July 31 email that in order to set a “safety example” showing that employees “care about the safety and health of others,” they should wear a mask while participating in virtual meetings “that involve being seen.”

The medical director of infection control at UW Health, Nasia Safdar, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that beyond protecting oneself from somebody else in the house with COVID-19, “there’s no reason to routinely wear a mask in your home if the risk isn’t there.”

This is what happens, however, when scientific standards are abandoned for political goals only loosely tied to public health: Pseudo-scientific fanaticism develops, and its followers are obsessed with gaining compliance, not saving lives. One can draw a straight line from the initial departure from scientific evidence on lockdowns to the current coronavirus extremism, which only increases in intensity as deaths and hospitalizations decline.

Mask Fanatics Are the Real Science Deniers

Lockdowns were once called an “unproven” hypothesis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, its models of efficacy being unvalidated by “empirical data.” The World Health Organization called forced isolation and quarantine “ineffective and impractical.” Yet despite the devastating effects of banning “nonessential” businesses and social activities, countries around the world locked down.

Groupthink on non-pharmaceutical interventions spurred an uncontrolled drift away from scientific justifications toward hasty generalized rules predicated on an “abundance of caution” and straight-up fear. Fear quickly turned into a tool for maintaining political power and an opportunity for self-righteous snitches to exercise control over their fellow countrymen. Snitch-level devotion to harsh government mandates devolved into a religion in its own right, and now we must suffer oppression not just from authorities, but from private companies and our fellow citizens.

One can draw numerous examples of Covidian jihad from any given week of these hellish past six months, but the progression is obvious. In April, a father was arrested for playing softball with his family in an open field in compliance with state orders. In July, a woman was berated by a fanatical old lady at the superstore for not masking her children, who are a risk approaching zero for spreading the virus.

Now heading into fall, some people are being asked to wear masks alone in their own homes, out in open parks, and while exercising. They’re supposed to strap them onto infants and toddlers, who are essentially at zero risk for spreading the Wuhan virus, and they aren’t ever supposed to complain about dental problemsheadaches, or dizziness while mask-wearing — because every good COVID fanatic knows masks are harmless.

This is our world in 2020. Ironically, not even the experts can keep pro-lockdown, pro-mask fanatics from harassing and endangering others. If you want to prevent this reality from becoming permanent, stand up to the bullies and stand firm on the science — including voting out politicians who’ve abandoned science and recalling those who aren’t up for re-election in November.

Source: The Federalist

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BADGER BADGERISM (GRANDWORLDDR
BADGER BADGERISM (GRANDWORLDDR
3 months ago

and what if we say no WHAT IF WE PUT THEM UNDER CITIZENS ARREST
WHAT IF WE MAKE WAR ON THEM | HOW ABOUT THAT

Jimmy Yost
Jimmy Yost
3 months ago

My observation has been that the people who are the most dedicated wearers of the face diapers watch a lot of TV.

klaus Barbie
klaus Barbie
3 months ago

Trump must declare this fraudulent election to be a national emergency and declare martial law immediately. The US mint will produce new ballots for all fifty states that are as counterfeit proof as a one hundred dollar bill and the election will be monitored and ballots counted by the military. If the Democrats are capable of putting a President in power by fraud, then they are capable of anything. If these measures are not taken by the president the Democrats will some how take control of the senate and stack the Supreme Court. They then will make all US territories and the District of Columbia states and allow millions of immigrants to flood into the country thereby guaranteeing that the Republicans will never have a majority again. We will be a one party system, the communist party. We can be under a Trump declared martial law and fix the system or a Harris Biden permanent medical martial law that will cause a Great Depression and millions of deaths just here in this country by civil war and starvation. The civil war is about to start with the Truckers strike that could last for months. No foods, fuel,medical supplies, cash or any goods or services will be available in Blue cities. The liberals will be destroyed.

Eileen Kuch
Eileen Kuch
3 months ago
Reply to  klaus Barbie

I couldn’t have said it any better, klaus Barbie, but I totally agree with you.

Padraigin Eagle
Padraigin Eagle
3 months ago

Copy edit: This is our the new world disorder in 2020. If you want to prevent this reality from becoming permanent (too little, too late), stand up to the bullies Khazar Edomites and their libretarded dark side $avage sycophantic acolytes and stand firm on the science – that which proves that the virus is a hoax, a simulation (imitation) drill, folks — including voting out politicians (bought and sold actors and actresses) who’ve abandoned science (all of them) and recalling those who aren’t up for re-election erection in November.

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

WEF ADMITS COVID-OP$1984 WA$ AROUND IN MID-2019 & IT’S ADMITTED THE TOXIC TRACKING CHIP INFU$ED VACCINE WILL NOT RETURN US TO NORMAL

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

ᛋᛋ NAZI Doctor Death Fraudci . . . ;-0

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

WHERE CAN YOU RUN FROM THE GREAT RE$HIT?

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

The COVID-OP$1984 $camdemic Is Pure F’n Evil Fourth Reich NAZI Fascism Folks . . . . Resist Their $hite And Fight For Your Very Lives, And Your Children’s And Families Lives Because They Are In Imminent & Grave Danger From These Programmed Monsters, And The Real Monsters Behind Them Ordering Them To Do What They Are Doing For The B$ Non Viru$ COVID-OP$1984 . . . ;-0. . . . Do Not Let Anyone Inject You, Or Your Children And Families With Any Vaccine$ Because They Will Have Their Nefarious Tracking Chip$ In Them, Nor Drink Any Kind Of Liquid Drinks Or Medications Because They Could And Most Likely Will Be Deadly To You And Everyone Else Who Take Them, And They Will Have Toxic $hite In Them Which Can And Will $terilize You, And Your Children As Part Of Agenda 21 / 2030 For Their Evil Nefarious And $adistic Realm-Wide UN Population Control Program$ . . . Do You Understand Me ? ;-0

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

I Am Completely Serious People . . . Stand Up And Fight Them United . . . . . . . It’s All A Multi Layered Psyops Or Psychological Operation In Fear And Control . . . . Take Off Your Very Harmful To Your Face, Mouth And Lungs Health Compliant Acquiescent Face Diaper Muzzle And Breath The Air Into Your Lungs And Say Hell No To Their Sadistic COVID-OP$1984 Fascistic Criminal $camdemic Game$ . . . . The Sleepers Must Fully Awaken And Refuse Their Evil $hite Before It’s Too Late For Everyone . . . . Refuse Any And All $hots And Vaccine$ No Matter What They Are Supposedly For Because They Are Not Safe, And Very Likely Highly Toxic And Potentially Very Deadly To You , Your Children And Family . . . . Refuse Them Because Your Health And Lives Depend On Not Getting Them Injected Into Your Bodies . . . . ;-0 . . . . Do You Understand . . . Refuse Them . . .

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

It Is 3 Thru 5G Which Is The Real Culprit Because We Are Being Cooked From Our Insides By Deadly To Us RF Microwave Radiation Which Is Making The B$ COVID19 Symptoms, And Not A Damned Faux Viru$ Called COVID19 . . . . The Sleeping People & $heeple Must Awaken And Arise And Stand Up And Refuse Any And All Illegal-Criminal Fascistic Orders From The Monsters, And Fight Back And For Your Lives, And Your Children’s And Families Lives . . . .

In The FMRU$ The CDC Currently Means ” Criminals Doing Criminality .” . . . Until That Changes For The Better My Statement Stands . . . ;-0

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

The Following Is Also Very Important . . . . Refuse Any And All Medications Or Other Liquid Suspended Drugs From Anyone Including Your Supposed Trusted Treating Doctor Or Doctors Unless They Are For Your Already Legitimate Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Because They Could Also Be Very Toxic And Potentially Deadly To Both Yourself And Your Children And Family Because These Evil Monsters Behind This Illegal-Criminal COVID-OP$1984 $camdemic Will Be Trying To Con You And Trick You And Pressure You Into Taking Their Toxic Deadly $hite So That They Can Then Track You Through Your Bodies, And The Toxic Deadly $hite Drink$ They Want You To Swallow Will Have Highly Toxic Potentially Deadly $hite In Them Which Can And Will Make You Adult Woman And Men, And Young Female And Male Children $terile Which Is Part Of Their Agendas 21 And 2030 For Realm-Wide Forced Human Depopulation Through Chemical $terility . . . . Refuse Any And All Liquid Suspension Medications, And Any And All $hots And Vaccine$ . . . . Do You Understand ??? ;-0

Mr. Evans
Mr. Evans
3 months ago

COVID-OP$1984 I$ A Down Right F’n Evil Sick Twisted Sadistic Sinister Psyops Or Psychological Operation In Fear And Control . . . It’$ An Illegal-Criminal Pre-Planned $camdemic . . . U$ing Evil Soulless Empathy-Less Psychopathic Sadistic Mega-Criminal Ma$$-Murderer $hill Gate$ Of HELL, And Evil Soulless Empathy-Less Psychopathic Sadistic Mega-Criminal Ma$$-Murderer ᛋᛋ Doctor Death Fauci’s Deadly Toxic Brew Vaccine$ For A Non Viru$ Called COVID19 To $terilize Mo$t Of The Realm’s People, . . . And To Microchip Everyone, . . . And To Euthanize The Majority Of Humans Everywhere To Reduce Bipedal Humanity Down To Below 5 Hundred Million People Realm-Wide $o That The Survivors Can Then Be Fully Controlled And En$laved In Camp$ To Do Their Evil Fascistic Psychopantic Bidding . . . This Is Unfortunately No Joke, . . And I Am Not Insane Nor Drunk Or On Drugs . . . . You Need To Wake The Fuck Up And Rise Up And Fight For Your Lives, . . And For Your Families Lives Because Thi$ I$ A Preview Of Their Evil Sinister Nefariou$ $hite Plan$ To Genocide 90% + Of The Human Population Realm Wide With The Sadistic Fascistic UN Agenda 21 And Agenda 2030 Up Here In The Northern Part Of This Realm, . . And Whatever Fascistic UN Agenda$ They Are Following Down In The Southern Realm . . . If You Value Your Lives, . . And Your Children’s And Families Lives Stand Up And Fight Back Against The Evil Violent Fascistic ᛋᛋ NAZI Fourth Reich . . . .

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voza0db
3 months ago

Don’t repost articles from those pussies “The federalist”!!! They removed the comment section just to keep the money stream.

ke4ram
ke4ram
3 months ago

But the author makes it implicitly clear the virus is real even though CDC and others acknowledge it has never been isolated,,, never seen,,, that they created the virus out of junk found in a petri dish and had a computer complete guessing at the sequence.

The author rightly asserts that people that the masks have been PROVEN not to do what they claim. Most of Europe, the UK, Australia and NZ have strict mask mandates for the last six months, yet the rates of this fictitious virus keep going up. Anyone with 2 active brain cells left should be able to spot the bullshit.

It seems everyone makes it clear these stupid mandates don’t work yet no one questions the existence of the virus itself. They go through all sorts of hoops to show PROOF that the mandates do not work BUT never ever question the base problem that the virus does not exist, that it is being used to scare the cattle.

If a pundit reads this comment I dare you to PROVE the virus exists not just believing it does because government PhD’s says it does.

BY BELIEVING THE VIRUS EXISTS WITHOUT CLEAR OBTAINABLE PROOF YOU ARE NO BETTER THAN THE PEOPLE YOU ACCUSE OF BELIEVING THE MASK WORKS.

glimmer
glimmer
3 months ago
Reply to  ke4ram

yes it is a lonely place to be knowing this is a fake virus. there is no doubt in my mind because there is no evidence of a virus, any evidence is peddled through internet & tv news sources & the stories of ‘covid’ patients are as absurd as everything else to do with this ‘mask up between bites of food!.’
the people i see who ‘succumb to covid’ are some of the ugliest, fattest most disgusting people! even if the virus was real it would make me mad that babies are being stillborn & most people lives ruined (unless you’ve got a lot of $) to save the most disgusting people in society.

believing that ‘covid-19’ is real & reinforcing the idea by saying ‘the virus is real but these mandates are crap, wash your hands & protect the vulnerable’ is digging us deeper. the most diehard anti mask & anti shutdown people i know of all verify that the virus is real. people get a cold, take that dumb test & say ‘i had ‘covid’ (i hate that nauseating gross name so much) & then everyone’s like ‘oh thank god you made it through’ but the symptoms that the person suffered with were just cold symptoms.
i’ve seen you talk about tests before, my theory at this point is that the test picks up any corona virus & little tiny bits of it too but then that idea doesn’t match up with unused tests bringing in positive results, the guy who tested a head of broccoli or whatever & got a positive result or the fact that Elon Musk recently had 4 ‘covid19’ tests on the same day & 2 came back positive while the other 2 came back negative.

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