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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

How to become a Spiritual Bad A

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                How to Become A Spiritual Baddie    Yes I said it, Bad-Ass. Lately on the best sellers list, there are a lot of books with this bad-Ass theme. I really like them even though some of the titles have crude language. I personally have never been a fan of cussing or crude language but I am giving a pass on being a bad-ass because it's not extreme and it gives it a little bit of a punch to the concept. By the way, Ass is mentioned several times in the bible, referring to a donkey...        I really like the Bad-Ass themed books because they tend to deal with a issue I struggle with a lot. Being a people pleaser. So I welcome these books in my life. I am a quiet person that in the past wanted to be perceived as being very nice and agreeable, go with the flow kind of person. I wanted to avoid conflict as much as possible. Being a "nice" person has really kicked me in my "ass", and I am really sick of it.  Whenever I do stand up for mysel