RAEL’S COMMENT: “Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin
New Zealand – the “land of the long white cloud” – has evolved into a police state overnight amid the fallout of Covid-19, with people now being encouraged to dob in fellow Kiwis who flout lockdown rules.
RAEL’S COMMENT: ‘Ron Bailey, Reason Magazine’s science correspondent, explains its ultimate effect will be ‘like a particularly bad flu season, with a case-fatality rate somewhere between 0.2 and 0.5 per cent.’
It does not help that numerous psychologists are telling us ‘don’t let coronavirus tip society into panic’. As a sociologist with a professional interest in how fear works I can confirm that nobody decides to panic.
RAEL’S COMMENT: Another great Leader respecting freedom of people: Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko who said, “Better to die standing, than to live on your knees.”
With most of Europe gripped by Covid-19 panic and in lockdown mode, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko sees no cause for alarm — and life has gone on as normal. But is it a level-headed response or a risky gamble?
RAEL’S COMMENT: This is the right decision: respecting the freedom of people and the Human Rights, which guarantee the freedom of Movement of men and ideas.
With most of Europe imposing extraordinary restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus, Sweden has left its citizens surprisingly free. Are Swedes rolling the dice with their public health, or is everyone else overreacting?
RAEL’S COMMENT: The funny censorship of “social” medias becoming in fact a factor of conservatism and politically correct. But thankfully, like any censorship, they are being nullified by people using other medias. As long as we keep a diversity of social media censorship will be useless. We just need to fight so there will never be only one controlled by governments.
In an unprecedented move, Twitter has yanked two posts by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, in which he took aim at coronavirus lockdowns as part of his controversial campaign to avoid a shutdown of the economy.
RAEL’S COMMENT: Yes!!! We need it as soon as possible…
March 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― A former British Prime Minister has called for the creation of a global government to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
LAS VEGAS, March 18 – On all continents, Raelians participate in the International Day of Happiness on March 20. On this occasion, they offer online training courses inspired by the University of Happiness and thus contribute to the initiative launched by the United Nations on the theme “Happiness for all, together”.Read More
RAEL’S COMMENT: So, total 11,419 deaths in 3 months in the world. In normal time, without pandemic, in 3 months 2.9 million people die on Earth… 11,419 is a tiny fraction of normal average deaths.
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RAEL’S COMMENT: Great news !
New Zealand’s parliament has passed a bill decriminalising abortion and allowing women to choose a termination up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy.