My best friend was invited to a family reunion taking place on or around Father’s Day, 2021. He is the only one in the family who is currently not vaccinated. He received a phone call from his brother that he could either get the vaccine and come to the reunion or he could choose not to get the vaccine but then he would no longer be invited to the family reunion, should he choose to remain unvaccinated.
This was originally supposed to be a simple post about how this pandemic/mask/vaccine or as Helen BuyniskI calls it, #OMFGVIRUS, is a tool used to break apart families and friendships. My friend never considered himself to be a scapegoat of the family until the marketing campaign COVID-19 was introduced. He has always had a healthy relationship with his mother and brother and extended family, is easy going, non-confrontational and could easily be the poster child for authentic kindness. The years of being so easy going and not making waves in any family dramatics, though, has been forgotten and his true nature has been overlooked by a family that over the last year has ostracized him, dressed him down for his choices in life and caused unnecessary tension.
When his brother told him he would not be invited to the family reunion naturally he was dumb-founded, so shocked that words failed him. Upon deeper analysis and after a couple of conversations on the phone with me, though, he realized that this irrational coercive demand has been a long-time coming and possibly goes back even further than “COVID-19.” The last few conversations he’s had with his brother have been strained. His brother has shown no support for my friend’s business that he started and was very successful at. Of course that business took a huge hit after the National Emergency was declared on March 13, 2020 and all entrepreunurial businesses were shamed into closing down or reducing their footprint on society, to the financial detriment of the business owners’ livelihoods and income. One of the many goals of this marketing campaign was to kill the entrepreneurial spirit of American society, which has long been the backbone for independence and middle class wealth. Over the last year his brother, a well-paid geologist and baby boomer, has been “motivating” my friend to “get a real job.” After all at age 55 my friend “isn’t getting any younger” and “should think about his retirement.” My friend says each time his brother calls, he gets a sinking feeling, whereas before he always looked forward to the phone calls.
One of the excuses that his brother gave as to why my friend would be uninvited to the family reunion (should he remain un-vaccinated) is that a newborn would be present at the reunion. This newborn happens to be my friend’s brother’s grandson which makes my friend the great-uncle to the newborn. The pediatrician, who insisted it was perfectly safe for the pregnant mother at the time (my friend’s 31 year old niece) to receive the COVID-19 vaccine also tells my friend’s brother that my friend would need to be vaccinated in order to attend the reunion, but would need to quarantine himself away from the newborn for a two week “grace period” after receiving the vaccine. Is “grace period” a scientific explanation about needing to quarantine away from a newborn after being vaccinated? How long will the newborn need to be kept away from people who may inadvertently expose the newborn to themselves? This makes no sense since people may come in contact with the newborn when the newborn and his mother go to the store or the park or any public place where there is a potentiality for being exposed to any number of newly vaccinated people. How long will those people need to quarantine themselves away from newborns? How will they know they need to do this? Or, will the newborn just be kept away from all of society until this unscientific “grace period” ends? Do you not see the quackery behind this term?
Clearly the pediatrician is following recent discussion of the vaccination of children. She jumped the gun by vaccinating the child through the mother when the child was still in the womb. Recently, Brian O’Shea,husband of Naomi Wolf who was removed off Twitter for raising alarm bells over the safety and efficacy of untested medical interventions as well as raising awareness for our diminishing oversight in draconian legislation that is affecting local municipalities in real ways while the public are kept out of these processes, posted this:
Within this document is this language:
“On June 10, 2021, the VRBPAC (Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee) will meet in open session to discuss, in general, data needed to support authorization and/or licensure of COVID-19 vaccines for use in pediatric populations. Because the agency may use the committee’s advice to take regulatory action on specific, pending product applications, this meeting is determined to involve a particular matter involving specific parties.”
My feeling, again, is that the pediatrician who vaccinated my friend’s niece two months before she gave birth was in essence, vaccinating the child, but not for health reasons. It was for data mining and dashboard reconciliation to set the child up on his “pathway for success.” And, of course, for monetary compensation. She gets funding to record the tracking of all her patients. Unlike her practice would have you believe, she has zero concern for actual health of baby or mother.
This is also class war of course because everything is, especially now.
My friend is self-employed and going through a difficult time keeping his business afloat. Clients are re-locating, pulling back their hours or flat out severing contracts simply because they can’t afford his services anymore. Juxtapose this against my friend’s privileged, liberal family members who have all been enjoying this global depression from the comfort of their homes and padded incomes. As mentioned my friend’s brother is a geologist, my friend’s niece who just gave birth is a Foundations Relations Manager and her husband is an Aerospace Engineer. Something tells me these people aren’t concerned about how their rent or mortgages are going to get paid.
One thing we need to understand about the vaccines is there may be a good chance that the control group in this ongoing trial could be receiving placebos. The class of people who are getting the vaccine that haven’t reported any side effects, at least from my own perspective, seem to be of a higher income and tax bracket. That doesn’t mean those who are poor are somehow suffering vaccine adverse side effects. I don’t look at this medical intervention as a health protocol. I look at it as a dataset, data mining, demographic, pathway protocol.
The pediatrician who injected my friend’s niece with the COVID-19 shot two months before she gave birth will record on the mother’s dashboard that the pregnant mother is “vaccinated.” The data from this dashboard is then fed into an algorithm that shows the baby comes from a demographic that has a higher income bracket, shows the kind of jobs his parents have and the level of income they are in. Thus, the child will be “set up” on a pathway that supports success for him. He will be the future managerial class. He meets all the criteria for the future managerial class after all: two income household from parents who have specialized fields that pay well, lives in the proper region and zip code, etc.
When I was speaking to my friend on the phone about how awful it must be to experience soft coercion from his own brother, (coercion is when you are told to do something against your will with the threat of harm and it is loosely defined as international terrorism), he asked me “What’s the difference between class and caste?”
This threw me off guard a bit but got me to thinking how these data sets and how the demographic mining of our dashboards that record our status is actually creating a real caste system in a country that has never really addressed class.
You can learn more about this in utero pathway for success by watching our most recent discussion with Julianne Romanello by clicking here: https://youtu.be/Q-RCUJKQNU8 or watching “Lifelong Learning” here: https://youtu.be/oZ-9vUix2r4
My friend being uninvited to the family reunion because of his un-vaccinted status is a microcosm of what we are seeing all over the world. His privileged well-off family is using unscientific terms like “grace period” and making coercive unreasonable demands on a member of their own family for the “safety” of a newborn as an excuse to exhibit their fascist and exclusionary natures. Let’s always remember that those who have been afforded a good life and meritocracy only make up about ten-percent of the United States population yet these Anderson Cooper devotees are somehow dictating their ideology onto the entire world with no consideration for individual choice and are closed off to reasonable discussion about those choices.
My friend’s brother even argued saying “Let’s not be selfish. Our vaccinated mother also needs to be protected.” If everyone in the family is vaccinated, including the elderly vaccinated mother (the newborn’s great-grandmother) then wouldn’t she also be protected? If you don’t feel the vaccine is going to protect you from the un-vaccinated then why are you getting vaccinated in the first place? The argument of course is this new-normal-science that the CDC is promoting: the only way to achieve herd immunity is if the entire population is vaccinated, they claim. The CDC is a 501(c)(3) heavily funded by pharmaceutical industries by the way. Anyone who quotes their guidelines as their reason for requiring masks or vaccines or social distancing or obsessive hand-washing is either an idiot or on the take. They are anything but the last word on real science.
This feels also as if my friend’s brother is using this situation as a sort of an intervention-in-reverse. Usually when someone is addicted to drugs and doing themselves and others harm there is an intervention from family and friends that take place in order to set them straight and convince them to get treatment for their addiction. This dog-piling, shaming behavior has been widely accepted in recovery centers, promoted by doctors and encouraged by counselors and tv therapists. Drug addiction usually stems from abuse, poverty and/or some kind of deeper emotional turmoil that a shaming campaign led by grandma isn’t going to fix. People do not choose to be poor or drug addicted. Incidentally, in the county I currently live in, Allegheny County, I recently read a statistic shared by some college-age students at a local media school: in this county more people have died of drug overdose in the last year than of “COVID-19.”
My friend, exhausted from not getting enough sleep after this devastating conversation with his brother, is the victim of abuse. What he’s feeling is what many scapegoats have felt for years. He doesn’t deserve this. He doesn’t deserve to be treated like a leper or a pariah. The pediatrician that claimed he needed to be vaccinated and quarantine for two weeks after taking the vaccine to “protect the newborn” is a charlatan and should have her medical license revoked and at the very least is meddling in the personal affairs of the family. Besides, her point is moot since my friend is not going to get the vaccine.
I warned about this kind of thing over a year ago. I’m afraid this is your new normal should you continue to make individual choices for yourself. Are you prepared to be treated like a scapegoat, a terrorist and a leper?Are you prepared to be accused of these things by your own family?
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