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I had a change of heart today, and a change of mind. I reached a resolution this afternoon and a tentative plan.
I’m not going to comply with this COVID nonsense anymore. I’m not going to wear a mask, not anywhere. If I’m asked to wear a mask, I’m going to respectfully decline. If I’m asked to leave, I’m going to say that I’ll leave when my business is finished. If someone presses the issue, I’ll tell them to go ahead and call the cops.
I will probably have to make an exception if I have to go to Court. As an officer of the Court, I think that I will need to obey the instructions of a sitting judge, but I haven’t been to court in over a year.
My two daughters are in a singing and dancing group, and looking forward to their annual recital in about a month. It was cancelled last year, unnecessarily, due to COVID. This morning, my wife told me that the studio management was planning to make the girls wear N95 masks as they performed. I think that this was the final straw for me. I posted an objection on the group’s Facebook page.
I walked out of my church service on Sunday, after a couple of worship songs, singing through an unnecessary mask, again. The theme of the service was to celebrate teachers for their work through this past challenging year. I couldn’t take it. The teachers, and their unions, are among the most strident advocates of this hysterical hypochondria.
I have previously been critical of posts and comments praising people who refused to comply with COVID regulations and requirements. If I remember correctly, I have even used the term “scofflaw.” I am a strong proponent of the law, but I have decided that I’ve had enough. I am going to scoff at these ridiculous laws. I will take my punishment, if any comes my way.
For the record, I came to this decision after work today, while driving to Bible study, and before Doug Kimball’s fine post reporting his own civil disobedience. Count me in, Doug. Like Doug, I am now fully vaccinated, receiving my second dose earlier today.
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