3. May, 2020

My week 18-2020 summary

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Hairdressers are allowed to open their shops again tomorrow, another step out of the current lockdown phase in Germany. The people in Germany are currently divided into three groups. The majority supports the very conservative and carefully restrained attitude of the government. Then we do have a small group listening to any conspiracy theory that comes up. The rest is applying common sense and just wants to understand, why fundamental rights in the constitution are called into question or suspended, due to the current Coronavirus crisis? A valid question.

  • Bill Gates did support the WHO https://www.who.int/ with many billion US$ so far, could be a conflict of interests? He also seems to have "relations" to the Johns Hopkins University https://hub.jhu.edu/novel-coronavirus-information/ and the Robert-Koch Institute  https://www.rki.de/EN/Home/homepage_node.html
  • Why should we vaccinate everyone on earth, could revenue be a driver here?
  • The more people we test, with a test that is not uncontroversial by the way, the more people with an infection we find, what a surprise?
  • And how many of the 247,466 people (status today) who died with a Coronavirus infection, did only die because of the virus? Nobody knows, because it is not checked  properly. https://ncov2019.live/data 
  • Why should all regions in Germany be treated the same way, when the number of infections is very different? Big cities and small villages are not comparable.

There are many more questions which contribute to the general astonishment ...

  • So far we did not ask any economical or ecological questions. Our kids and their kids will be paying the bill again for all the money we are spending additionally to strengthen and support the economy that is impacted by the tough lockdow. A self-made problem.
  • Finally there is a general feeling that the press freedom and the freedom of speech is negatively impacted by the Coronavirus situation. Is this only a feeling?

Make up your mind and apply common sense, please. 

And some other material for the coming week:

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. -- Henry Ward Beecher,  American - Clergyman June 24, 1813 - March 8, 1887,  https://www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-Ward-Beecher