Or should that be the Illusions of Self-delusion?
I found myself thinking about how pervasive seeing what we want to see, rather than what is, has become when I came across a Request for Proposal issued by the Fraser Health Authority to implement Health Contact Services for people who use illicit drugs.
The reason the Request for Proposal brought the human behaviour/ability to see and believe what they want to be the facts or reality was the request stating that between January and November 30th 2020 there were1,548 deaths from overdose compared to 441 deaths from COVID [to November 29] and notes that the number of drug overdose deaths have increased dramatically since March 2020.
Continue reading Illusions May Appease Our Conscience – They Don’t Save Lives
Democracy: a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. George Bernard Shaw
The one known about BC’s provincial election October 24, 2020 is that voters will shortly thereafter be disavowing any responsibility for the government they elected because ‘they lied to us.’
Continue reading Rationalization Is NOT Reality – BC Election 4
Of course Dr. Henry is not calling for making the wearing of masks mandatory, no government would ever take an action that would incur such a strong negative reaction among voters during an election campaign.
Although if humans were in action the intelligent, thinking species they proclaim themselves to be in word it would be unnecessary to make it mandatory. Because wearing masks and gloves and practicing social distancing are intelligent, thinking ways to behave.
Indeed, if our behaviours in response to COVID-19 had been intelligent and thinking, we could have minimized the negative economic and financial costs and consequences of COVID-19.
Continue reading Of COVID-19, Elections and What We Will Not See, Hear or Talk About BC Election – 004
I spoke to a friend about John Horgan and the NDP calling an election a year early in an attempt to purloin the election by running in the political vacuum created by COVID-19 and before the negative effects, costs and consequences for the government and citizens of British Columbia from COVID-19 come home to roost.
I was surprised when he felt the reasons motivating John Horgan and the NDP in calling an early election for October 24, 2020 were not as important as having a government in place with a mandate to deal with those negative effects, costs and consequences from COVID-19, before they begin to come home to roost.
Continue reading BC Election October 24, 2020 – 003 – Mandate