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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
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Understanding Predestination vs. Free Will Through Star Wars                                             I grew up in the 80's and so my childhood was filled with lot of Star Wars movies, toys, etc..     When the  new Star Wars movies came out when my children where little in the late 1990's early 2000s. I was disappointed except for episode 3, which I thought had the same feel of the originals. After watching the new Star Wars movies in the last few years,The force awakens and the last Jedi I am so geeked up again. I have been studying the book of Romans for the past month or so and I came across this scripture that I just was stuck on and I couldn't understand. Romans 8:29...For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his son. I called people I thought would be able to explain it to me and it just was not clicking.  The whole "foreknew" thing was not a easy concept to grasp. The word "predestined" is c