How fear is being used to control us

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Details of a document from the Government’s secretive SAGE “Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies” group number 18, concerning behavioural science, were made public last week.

The document indicates that fear and social disapproval are being weaponised as a strategy for public control.

One of the lines from the document was this:

“The perceived level of personal threat needs to be increased among those who are complacent, using hard-hitting emotional messaging.”

At a time when the prime minister’s chief aide, Dominic Cummings, who sat in on SAGE group meetings, has been reported to have flouted lockdown rules by travelling 260 miles to visit relatives, there are strong indications that these unprecedented lockdown measures have been implemented not so much to save lives, but to impose public controls and implement “emergency” legislation that tramples on civil liberties.

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SHOW NOTES

News on how Cummings flouted lockdown rules:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-52779356

Ivor Cummings link for edited UK Column show on the SAGE behavioural science group:

Original UK column March 11th episode:

Behavioural science paper on reducing SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the UK.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bjhp.12428

Imperial college: change course or face disaster
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

Ferguson changes his forecast to 20,000
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2238578-uk-has-enough-intensive-care-units-for-coronavirus-expert-predicts/

Simon Dolan legal challenge
https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/lockdownlegalchallenge

World Health Organisation Contributors, 2018-19
https://open.who.int/2018-19/contributors/contributor

Perspectives on the Pandemic by Journeyman Pictures
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlGSlkijht5jFHF2o8rIhiOPHNT1OzyWE

Banned interview with Professor Knut Wittkowski
https://3speak.online/watch?v=imaginingfreedom/ylsnvbul

UnHerd YouTube channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMxiv15iK_MFayY_3fU9loQ/videos

12 Experts Questioning the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://off-guardian.org/2020/03/24/12-experts-questioning-the-coronavirus-panic/

8 MORE Experts Questioning the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://off-guardian.org/2020/04/17/8-more-experts-questioning-the-coronavirus-panic/

10 MORE Experts Criticising the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://off-guardian.org/2020/03/28/10-more-experts-criticising-the-coronavirus-panic/

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