The spread of the coronavirus is currently “under control” in the country, the head of the French government’s Covid-19 scientific advisory council, Jean-Francois Delfraissy, has said.
Musk’s remarks were brought by the retail giant’s move to block former New York Times journalist Alex Berenson’s book about the COVID-19 pandemic titled “Unreported Truths about COVID-19 and Lockdowns: Part 1: Introduction and Death Counts and Estimates”.
It was becoming obvious that the players setting the COVID agenda were there simply because they had been appointed to high posts; not because they were perceptive or honest scientists. In other words, COVID was political.
There are different variations on this central theme. Sometimes the second op is laid on to justify or explain the first one. Sometimes the second op simply smothers the first one.
Civil confinement of individuals who have not committed an offense is a massive deprivation of liberty that requires a clear justification beyond public fear.
Current quarantines (and calls for travel bans) are reminiscent of 19th Century views of walling off borders, which is impossible in a modern globalized world.
Demonstrators rail over legislative package that would grant government special powers to deal with coronavirus and critics say would infringe on civil liberties.