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Public Service Announcement: Dr Fauci Vs Dr Joseph Mercola
Public Service Announcement on Instagram by comedian Jose Franco promptly eclipses 3,000 views and rising
By: Jose Franco
The reasoning employed by most of today's well intended folks who want more governmental regulation and involvement contains a self-contradiction. On the one hand they assert that the majority of American people are unalterably gullible. They must be protected because, left to their own devices, they become victims. They can be made to think, for example, that if they drive a certain brand of car, they will end up with the girl in the ad. On the other hand, the argument assumes that this same group of voters are smart enough to pick virtuous political leaders. This is why insincere politicians are the norm.
In defense of The Times, my political essays weren't fit to print. In my writings, I tried being a statesmen who was a servant leader above all else. A true statesmen serve the people; whereas - most politicians exploit people to serve their own ambitions. Statesmen sacrifice themselves to serve others; politicians sacrifice others to serve themselves. I'm not without fault either. Behind all of my "I can'ts" before I collected signatures to run for US President in 2018, I was hiding my "I won'ts." I won't is so easy to say. These "I won'ts" really mean "I am afraid to" or "I am ashamed to" or "I have too much pride to try, for fear I might fail." Behind that is anger at ourselves and circumstances engendered by pride. Acknowledging and letting go of these feelings brings us up to courage and, with that, finally acceptance and an inner peacefulness, at least as it regards to overcoming our insecurities.
You don't need to be a therapist to realize apathy and depression are the prices we pay for having settled for and bought into our smallness. It's what we get for having played the victim and allowed ourselves to be programmed. It's the price we pay for having bought into negativity. It's what results from resisting the part of ourselves that is loving, courageous, and great. It results from allowing ourselves to be invalidated by ourselves or others; it is the consequence of holding ourselves in a negative context. In reality, it is only a definition of ourselves that we have unwittingly allowed to happen. The way out is to become more conscious. What does this mean? To begin with, becoming more conscious means to start looking for the truth for ourselves, instead of blindly allowing ourselves to be programmed, whether externally or by an inner voice within the mind, which seeks to diminish and invalidate, focusing on all that is weak and helpless. To get out of it, we have to accept the responsibility that we have bought into the negativity and have been willing to believe it. The way out of this, then, is to start questioning everything.