When my mother told me about the days when America had to ration sugar and she was limited, by her mother, to how many pieces of cake she should consume in one sitting, she told me how her mother tried to validate the rationing by saying, “I hope someday you will have a family and not have to be limited to the amount of cake and sugar you consume. Added to that, was my mother explaining the fear that German u-boats had been seen off the Atlantic coast. it has been proven there was such an existence. In fact, she may not have known, but there were actually German Nazi troops coming ashore in some locations. Despite the fact she, as an individual child, wished to consumer more cake and have her freedom to do so, she learned about the collective freedom of America.
When one claims they have a freedom not to have a vaccination, prove with vaccine ID they have, or wear a mask for te “war” against COVID-19, I think about my mother and the cake she was not able to consume. Such people are an insult to America as they are talking about putting oneself first and more concerned about individual freedom. They are not talking about our nation’s collective freedom to fight a war on a virus. With wearing masks, it is more about protecting others, not about our individual greedy selfish selves. It’s a war, stupid, not individual selfishness and individual freedom. Period.
There I go again. And I am not unhappy about repeating what I say. In fact, I find anyone who finds me to be stupid for saying such a thing, they are being ignorant and unwilling to humble oneself in order to LEARN!
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