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Aug 23, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

What really fucked me up about the last two years was realizing that so many of my friends, my Family, neighbors, the C level I worked for… they all just turned out to be people spending their lives to follow orders. Thoughtlessly. Just to fit in and get along. Very few people I really looked up to for courage or integrity pre-Covid remain as models or mentors. Still trying to process that .

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

Explains much of human history.

I’m pleased that I’m in the 1/3 that doesn’t trust authority and doesn’t like being pushed around.....and has some ability to see through BS.

It comes with a price though. It’s not easy to see things that others don’t. And a lot of things in my life would have been easier if I had learned to ‘just give in’.

I’m sure that many here are the same......

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

Well said

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

I was just in Vancouver, BC and it was like stepping back in time... ALOT of people still masked, even outdoors, A LOT of businesses still required masks....yes, mandatory...I did not go in but if they were close enough to the front door, I told them what I thought, politely......A LOT of businesses did not take CASH only debit or credit so I told them that it's wrong not to take CDN currency and it's discriminatory...they said COVID, I said nope, digital ID....it was crazy, disappointing and scary......my hotel did not clean rooms until after day 3 because, you know, COVID...I said that if it was about COVID you would clean more not less.......unbelievable...... it's soooo clear to see the insanity, mass formation and plandemic now, more than ever.....

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Many people took it b/c of mandates and the desire to keep their jobs. Two of my adult kids did so. The other did so b/c she was misinformed. I told all three of them that they should have stood up to their bosses b/c their bosses need them more than they needed their jobs. And if enough people did so--only 20%--the whole mandate process would have collapsed.

And now we all wait for the other shoe to drop.

https://markoshinskie8de.substack.com/p/memorial-service-for-a-friend

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Aug 23, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

I think many complied due to amount of propaganda they were subjected to; plus the pressures of job status, travel, access to normal venues, etc. They also wanted an end to all the negative media coverage, all the lockdowns or similar inconveniences. But let’s not forget that for decades, pharma has used this type of emotional persuasion to sell their toxic products; and they have also employed various dirty tricks to “punish” those who disagreed, whether medical folk or laypeople. But also for many, having bought that defective notion, they are unwilling to admit they were conned and hence their intransigence. BTW, let’s also not forge this whole idea of blaming the unvaxxed came from pharma. I’ve seen countless US medical dramas where an inevitable story line is how the single kid who was unvaxxed somehow penetrated the immunity of all the rest who were heavily vaxxed.

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Many people took the injections because their employer required it to keep their job or so they could visit their parent in a senior living facility or to be admitted for treatment in a medical facility or, or, or....

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Aug 22, 2022·edited Aug 22, 2022Author

Yes, that is of course true. But if more of those people had protested, or tried for exemptions, or even merely complained, then the vaccine requirements would not have lasted as long or been as ubiquitous.

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

yes, but many more people wanted to be first in line and many were happy to condemn old friends who made a different choice. the saddest thing is knowing that people you loved and trusted would have been all too willing to load jews onto train cars back in the day. now that you know who they really are, can you ever forgive them?

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No. I can't. And besides, who wants to hang out with stupid and arrogant people?

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but you didn't know that about them. you thought they were good and trusted friends, you relied on them, you were in sync in so many ways. you never thought of them as either stupid or arrogant. and you knew them well, warts and all- at least you thought you did. you never in a million years thought that they would one day betray who they were and human standards of decency.

so you are shocked and hurt and you feel the loss. i don't think it's so cut and dry. i kinda wish it was. these days i find i'm re-evaluating all my relationships, even if the vaccine or covid has never come up in our conversations, i wonder "what would they think of me if they knew?"

it's troubling

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Aug 22, 2022Liked by Daniel Kotzin

That was towards the end though. Soooo many people happily lined up for it without being required.

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You’re so right. So many so misled for so long.

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At THIS point, there are many solid explanations for why most went along. Dependent a wee bit on the individual, we can shake out several well-documented reasons for WHY they accepted unprecedented gov overreach and blind deference to medical authority.

Mattias Desmet's work (that built on the works of Le Bon, Arendt, and others) has been INVALUABLE.

What I find interesting to consider NOW (almost three years in) is what makes US different? What made/allowed/drove the refusers globally?

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Do you study the design drawings of a Boeing 737 before you fly? People trust the engineers who built it. When Boeing corrupts the FAA, the planes crash spectacularly, killing hundreds. Vaccine injury is very easy to hide unlike plane crashes. So people continue to trust our CORRUPTED doctors.

Vaccine safety: Learning from the Boeing 737 MAX disasters

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2648251

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In most cases, the people I know who had Covid (and thus, natural immunity), who then went on to get the jabs, did so on the advice of their doctors. Stunning!

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Spot on Daniel Kotzin. Well said. Have posted and pinned on GETTR: https://gettr.com/post/p1ns3yob6ff

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Thank you.

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