I very much tend to agreement, though I do so kinda kicking and screaming, even though I have said for years that the killing, eventually, will be indiscriminate.
The world is in a slumber right now, generally obedient.
The most important supply chains are food.
Nothing at all will happen until that is seriously disturbed.
So, the only real question to ask is, how’s that looking?
If the people can be fed, nothing will happen. You smoke too much dope if you think your libertarian ideology will even make a gram of difference.
Want to make a difference?
Disrupt food, shelter, sleep, and sex.
Then you can have a revolution. Not one iota until.
Stop wanking off with your ideas. Those are for the reconstruction.
I talk to more and more Thais every day who are not interested in any of the “vaccines.” More and more who aren’t afraid, anymore.
The fear-porn sword cuts both ways. When the entire thrust of the government has been to scare the shit out of people for a year and a half, and the TOTAL death toll in that time is 1,040, yet 1,500 people die EVERY DAY of all-cause in Thailand, day in, day out, well, it begins to wear thin, and believe me, they pay equal attention to every report of death after vaccine, whether it has any basis or not.
If you have a population driven almost totally by fear, you don’t really have the luxury of stipulating what they are to be afraid of, and not afraid of.
I laugh deliciously at all these failures. Both the vaxx programs and the revive tourism programs.
I will gloat at all massive failures and celebrate.
“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed—and hence clamorous to be led to safety—by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” — H.L. Mencken (written in the 1930s, more true now than ever)
I’m well versed in gritting my teeth and posting anyway.
Putting this out to Phuket and Rawai expats only, simply because I live in Rawai and my GF from Si Sa Ket visits often and maybe her younger sister (25yo) can come along and maybe….
I’ve known Nun for about a year, when Yui and I came from Chiang Mai down to the rice fields to build a house on mum’s family plot. You know the drill. Her sis was working at a cosmetics shop in Surin city, an hour drive away. Long story short, she quit that when the house was habitable and I financed a restaurant for her, Khao Man Gai being the specialty…done long and slow from stewed whole chicken starting at 05.00 every morning.
Well, that was going great up until 2.0 of the present lockdown situation so now she’s back at the same shop in Surin, toughing it out, separated again from Ninja, the 5yo sweet boy who’s a kick, I can tell ‘ya.So, after observing her sister and I, she is curious about farang. She’s very modest, a great cook, and a clean freak! Loved this the most about her. She would get right to cleaning up messes.I’ll include three pics. PM me if you would like to start a dialog, being gentlemanly and respectful, but a MAN!
(In that 2nd pic, she’s sending off the kids to school last year on 1st day of reopening; the boy is Ninja, the 2 girls, Chili and Wasabi, are my problem.)
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In contrast, this one is a looker; smart, too. Evidently, a Filipina who teaches math at a junior high in Thailand
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