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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 Neanderthal are you?

                              How Neanderthal are you?                                                                Recently, I have been on a dna ancestry kick. My mom had hers done recently, and I found it very fascinating. So my dad and I payed for our ancestory test throught one of the popular companies that sells the kits. This company has a  feature that the other ancestry companies do not have. The, How much neanderthal are you feature. This really got me thinking, because I just can't be the person that giggles at it and then just moves on. Sometimes I wish I could just be that person! No, I just have to analyze everything!        Who and just what are neanderthals? I tried to google it and then I realized this is not going to be a easy thing to figure out. I actually spent hours and hours researching this topic. Every article I read came out with different conclusions with almost nobody agreeing with each other.  Grrrrrr.          First of all &quo