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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

Is Christmas Biblical?

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                                      Is Christmas Biblical?                             Is Christmas biblical is a question that has been a question I have been struggling with for over 20 years.   Why would I even ask such a question? Some people think, isn't that what Christmas is all about, Christ's birth? Christ's birth is not the true origin's of "Christmas". Before it was called Christmas is was a part of the Midwinter Celebration which was celebrated in different parts of the world as Yule, and also Saturnalia. Basically worshipping the sun God for the winter solstice. It's funny that during these midwinter celebrations they celebrated it very similarly to how we celebrate Christmas today. These celebrations have been going since ancient times.                                                                        How did people celebrate Yule back then you ask? By burning the yule log, decorating the tree and wassailing (basical