FJWs: Facial Justice Warriors unite! -- Re: what is "Herd Immunity"?
Zig the N.g
ziggerjoe at yandex.com
Fri Jul 31 21:11:54 PDT 2020
On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 01:49:20PM -0300, Punk-BatSoup-Stasi 2.0 wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:44:45 +1000
> Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:
> > Had a friend annoyed at masks the other day, complaining heavily "muh
> > human right to shop at the supermarket without wearing a mask!"
> > I: If you survive, you survive; those who die, are left to die, the
> > rest of the herd is immune…
> lawl - I really can't compliment you enough on your dry approach to encouraging others to consider alt views regardless with a little light hearted comedy usually sprinkled with a fact ... IF you squint hard enough :)
Well gee, Juanagger, I'll leave it to Z to respond to your overly flattering compliments, he's such a humble fellow we can be sure you've really embarrassed him this time :D
Also, just love the way you always look for the comedy in a situation, it's really edifying, at this rate you might even get _me_ to be humble. I know, I know, <shucks> don't mention it brother...
Whilst we're on the topic of edifying comedy to lighten our collective load, Andrew Dickens coins a phrase I just know you're going to chuckle over …
Gat any Facial Justice Warriors down in Mozambiquador where yu from, muh nagger?
Have at 'em wid dis tasty deeish:
In a world of poverty and injustice, mask-hating Facial Justice Warriors have finally found a cause worth fighting for
With limited time and passion to give to causes, it’s crucial we choose ours well. So well done Facial Justice Warriors for ignoring other issues until a fight worth fighting came along – being asked to occasionally wear a mask
Bob Geldof once spoke of compassion fatigue: the notion that we have limited emotional resources when it comes to ‘doing our bit’ for a good cause. We can’t help everyone all the time, so it’s important to choose your battles wisely.
This is why I salute the Facial Justice Warriors (FJWs), a term I have coined for those people tirelessly and selflessly campaigning against rarely-enforced laws requiring them to wear a face mask for a few minutes if they happen to be, say, in a shop or on a bus, in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19.
While others have spent their precious energy campaigning against things like poverty, crime and injustice, the FJWs have bided their time, waiting for a really serious issue to trigger their activism. And now they have it: an annoying dress code.
We’ve had anti-mask marches, we’ve had Bible-quoting mask truthers marching through supermarkets (warning: the truth may differ from truther to truther), we’ve had a wave of maskless selfies from brave FJWs risking the wrath of apathetic teenage shop assistants and, of course, we’ve had the FJW online battalions warning us of the #plandemic.
And what warriors they are
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