People are free in our country to live a rugged individualistic life; however, with this, they truly need to understand that they will own that badge and be required to have testing and extra things are done to maintain their belief systems.

They have a choice, vaccinate, wear masks and live with quarantines, or don't be in public.

If someone becomes vocal, I try not to treat them like a terrorist, but state, you made the choice and you need to own it.

If they state but this is not freedom, my response is I have taken the extra burden on of protecting myself and others, and you haven't it. When breathing causes illness and possibly death, it is the equivalent of pointing a gun at another person, 60-90x a second.

So even with vaccines, there will always be risks, and those that took the minuscule risk of being vaccinated while you didn't because of your belief system get priority. It is like an airline, where those that fly get extra privileges over those that don't.

Given most people that fall in that latter unvax'd club, probably have fear and paranoia, I try not to shame them as one will empower their demons. I will tell them to talk to their GP and if you refuse to do so please get mental help to deal with whatever your fear is.

Given I take immunotherapy and had SARS-2003, anything they state looks pale. I take a shot with a 1 in 750 risks of death every month, but someone fears a shot that you have a 2-5 in one million? IF it is a guy I can state, I guess I am not a coward and I am a protector and provider, and if it is a woman, I state isn't it ironic that a white male actually manages his health better than a woman ...

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Alan Tegel

Alan Tegel

Lover of people, Texas Feminist Liberal Democrat, Horse Farm, High Tech Gadget ENFP Guy, and someone who appreciates the struggle of women and wants to help.

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