Saturday, October 17, 2020

Saved from the Landfill / Stupid Anti-Maskers

Four Times a Year  
Before heading to buy groceries this morning, we brought our old coffee table down to the condo's junk day. It is great having the chance to get rid of large objects that'd otherwise cost a lot to haul away. It happens four times per year and today's was quite busy. 

By the time we got back from shopping, we noticed someone had picked it up. I'm a little relieved to know it will continue to serve someone else. This seems better than it ending up in the landfill. We noticed a label on the bottom indicating it had been made in Canada. That gives a clue as to its age. Much less is manufactured in Canada than in years past.
  No, Not THAT One.  The Seasonal One.  
At the Canadian Superstore in Coquitlam, we got our free flu shots. It is probably more important because of the COVID-19 situation. 

Then, tonight, on the news I saw a big demonstration in Vancouver of the anti-maskers, anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists, and others who don't understand a thing about freedom. They were simply happy to insult intelligence and science in general, and those trying to help in particular. Witnessing that adults can be such irresponsible idiots is very depressing. I could care less about them getting sick, however, their behaviour is just as likely to affect others in society. Their rights are proudly and needlessly condemning aged and weak neighbours to possible sickness and death.


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