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The dehumanization of the Unvaccinated

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              The Dehumanization of the Unvaccinated                                        I have recently seen a new radical attitude of hostility against Unvaccinated Americans. With President Biden setting the precedent. I was surprised by Joe Biden's latest speech where he tells unvaccinated Americans that his patience is waning thin. I have never heard a President address American people with such sustain.      In my career, my specialty is to study Behavior so I had to think of the deeper meaning behind this. I could be wrong but my conclusion is this is a start of a process to dehumanize unvaccinated Americans.      There was absolutely no compassion or positively motivated unvaxxed Americans to get vaccinated but it was filled with shaming and threats. I did some research on people dehumanize others and I found an uncanny resemblance of the 4 step plan and what is going on.    1. Prejudice        The first step to dehumanize a social group is using Prejudice.  One way to d

Just say No!! Having Boundaries...Ferris Moments

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                                                                             I just had my 42nd birthday last week. I had a fabulous time celebrating it! I feel more confident and more wise then any other time in my life. Forties is a time to blossom in your life! One thing that I have learned over the years and I am consistently still working on is the art of just saying no! I am a nurturing type individual that doesn't like conflict. If someone ever invited me to something or asked me to do something I always said yes if I was available. I felt obligated and that is was the "Christian thing to do." I have gotten to a point in my life where I don't need to go to parties and events that I know I will not enjoy just for the sole purpose of being a people pleaser. Forties seems to be a time where people are really stretched out thin with caring for children, possibly,grandchildren and caring for aging adults etc... Makes my head spin with all the activities demanded