…but as long as there’s this prevailing notion of “We don’t want the lazy or the wrong kind of people getting help,” that’s not going to happen.
This person is truly embracing Florida’s “God’s waiting room” stereotype.
Some background info:
- Why Is the Intellectual Dark Web Suddenly Hyping an Unproven COVID Treatment? (Vice, June 24, 2021)
- The Ivermectin Advocates’ War Has Just Begun (Vice, July 1, 2021)
- What is Ivermectin? And why are people using it to treat COVID-19? (WCNC Charlotte, August 26, 2021)
- CDC warns against use of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin for Covid-19, as calls to poison control centers increase (CNN, August 26, 2021)
- Are Anti-Vaxers Really Pooping Themselves Because of Ivermectin? (Vice. August 27, 2021)
- Ivermectin, A 40-Year Old Anti-Parasitic Now Embedded In A Covid-19 Culture War (Forbes, August 29, 2021)
- Why You Shouldn’t Take Ivermectin for COVID-19 (Cleveland Clinic, August 30, 2021)
- The Ivermectin Boom Is the Inevitable Product of Our Crass Culture Wars (The New Republic, August 30, 2021)
Morten Rand-Hendriksen, whom I met during my time as a Microsoftie, has a brilliant “ice-breaker” question that’s perfect for those group intro sessions, where everyone’s trying to get a feel for all the other people in the room.
A museum calls you and says they want to feature you in their permanent exhibit. But there’s a small catch: They only have room for one artifact, and you only get to choose once. What do you send them?
The answer for me would seem obvious — an accordion — but the question then becomes: Which one? The answer to that question is “The first one”, pictured at the top of this post. It’s the one I took out onto the streets of Toronto on May 1, 1999 and started this whole thing rolling.
What would your artifact be?