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Kudos to your dear mum for waking up in time to avoid the deadly boosters, Joel, and I appreciate your sharing your thoughts on cognitive dissonance as they interweave with my own ongoing struggle to discover WTF will ever wake people up.

Thank you also for pointing to my “Letter to the Oregon Health Authority” (https://margaretannaalice.substack.com/p/letter-to-the-oregon-health-authority) 🙏 It is unnerving to consider I wrote that nearly a year ago, and some people are still masking religiously despite all the evidence of their inefficacy and harm.

But you’re right, I do think they are beginning to wake up—one by one. The madness always wears off eventually. We just have to hold tight to our sanity in the meantime.

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This makes perfect sense. Little things like these, the name of a novel, I just finished. That is what it will take. One person at a time waking up. Little things like a friend getting transverse myelitis and never getting better, another with a big lump on her upper leg that no doctor can diagnose. Many friends with new onset cancers three now dead. Now Dr. Aseem Malhotra allowed to give his opinion on North Devon BBC of the cardiac adverse events of the experimental biologicals, MP Bridgen suspended from the Parliament, but not before he expressed his concerns about the harms caused by the experimental biologicals. Cognitive dissonance is a disease that can be cured and will be through little things like this.

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The question you didn't ask was whether people's awakening on this issue will be a systemic red pill awakening or isolated to this matter. Taking the red pill is always a gradual affair and people will go down the rabbit hole only as quickly as they can tolerate it, which takes years. Which means awakening to one issue on Monday leaves you wide open to the next Boogeyman they conjure on Tuesday

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Jan 14, 2023Liked by Joel Smalley

I suspect a fair bit of buyer's remorse going on and as you say, people will try to make the nonsense fit rather than admit they were deceived.

We're definitely seeing a gradual reveal of the truth in a way that is palatable to the masses. Too much too quickly and the sheep would not be able to process the enormity of what's been done to them. The BBC interviewing Dr Aseem Malhotra was no accident and there was no hijacking of the segment - they knew full well he'd say what he said.

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Genuine question...has it always been like this? I don't think it has. Your story of your mum is very familiar..except mine is on number 5 with no sign of stopping My dad stopped after 2 but still sits on the fence because he can't accept the consequences of the truth..it would destroy his whole paradigm of society . But my mum just laughs at me ..many of my friends just laugh at me as they suffer interminable colds and sore throats.. I don't remember a time in my 60 yrs when this "ignorance" happened so obviously....so has something changed?

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I think there is a long way to go yet. Dr Iain McGilchrist's work on the Divided Brain hypothesis points to just how deep delusional states can go... I wrote about this the other day https://garysharpe.substack.com/p/the-inability-to-apprehend-and-comprehend

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I am an American citizen. I was born in Russia. Why is the Wweest fighting so hard to maintain the lie of winning a war, which it lost long ago?

More disCog , a new piece too in my stack...

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Jan 14, 2023Liked by Joel Smalley

Most seeds will fail to germinate. No matter. We must keep planting them.

Keep up the terrific fight Joel.

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What people fail to see is how bad things can get.. Gulag Archipelago should be mandatory reading for everyone..

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Nice article. But I think the release of the drip feed truth is deliberate. Imagine you are multi vaxxed and these side effects are slowly coming to your attention. It must be really terrifying to think what might be upcoming. So the release of the truth is designed to prolong and upgrade the fear narrative. But I do not think that being unvaccinated should make us glib either. Paul Cottrell has been banging on that the virus and the vaccine both are going to bring long term damage.

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Jan 14, 2023Liked by Joel Smalley

Even experiencing “events” is not enough. In a very left leaning, heavily vaccinated book club of eight or so intelligent ladies, we have had one cardiac event of a 20 something adult daughter, one blood clot in a leg, one blood clot on the brain (found accidentally as they got tinnitus after the shot and went for a scan) and the mere mention that The jabs are not safe or is related to the vaccine and I, a liberal lifetime Democrat, instantly become a Trumpian supporting conspiracy theorist in their eyes. Politely, mind you, but the conversation ends quickly and the atmosphere changes. I tried twice to discuss it, and now I sit back and marvel, sadly, how they are unable to accept even a suggestion that the jabs aren’t safe. Thank God for these Substacks, and the FLCCC, and the other groups supporting the freedom of information, or I may have succumbed myself.

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One friend told me he hadn't been jabbed for a year yesterday. When I asked why he said he had covid in September, flu at Christmas in which he was flattened. He doesn't know what to do now.

I elatedly told him he may recover, and that he should take Vitamin D, Zinc, Quercetin now. It may help, it wont hurt. I've been banging on about excess death data so much I've totally ostracised myself. This is the third person I've convinced. I wish my Mum was one of them. She has BSc after her name, she wasn't always an intellectual pygmy.

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My husband and I (refuseniks) met for coffee in summer 2021 during a lockdown lull with a long-time friend. She zealously embraced the clotshots, including for her teenagers despite having been a skeptical mother who exempted them from school-required vaccines but was now aggressive in trying to corner me into admitting that my hesitancy was groundless. (I was never hesitant. I always thought the shot was unsafe and worse than useless and I knew we had natural immunity.) This past summer we had a garden party and she shared that she had been badly sickened by the 3rd shot, now has chronic fatigue and pain, has had Covid severely twice despite the shots, and decided against any more boosters. Said she feels betrayed. In contrast, a sister-in-law developed a novel kind of lymphoma after two shots, but continued to get boosters as recommended while enduring bouts of Covid and getting treatment for lymphoma. Would not or could not connect the dots. I think we are either a person who obeys external [often false] authority and cannot evaluate consequences of that obedience that would lead us to reject that authority, or we trust our own experience and have authentic internal guidance that enables us to face consequences of rejecting false authority. I think 80% of people are in that first group.

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Jan 14, 2023Liked by Joel Smalley

Joel, "How this ends - slowly, one by one." A big bang is indeed preferable.

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Jan 14, 2023Liked by Joel Smalley

I think the reason many or most won’t talk about it - esp to those of us who were right all along - is because they are ashamed or feeling betrayed & probably afraid, too. It’s hard enough to admit to oneself (much less to anyone else) that they were wrong, much less utterly duped. The deafening silence is kind of ironic since many were very sanctimoniously vocal about “following the science” (& deriding those of us who didn’t) & proudly announcing their every jab. But anyone who has awakened is welcome; we need them too for the resistance.

I’m so glad your mom found the truth & stopped @ 2. The effects seem to worsen beyond that.

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The problem with the jabbed simply “waking up” is a lack of follow on consequences for those who created, promoted and/or injected these poisons. If the jabbed cannot admit to themselves that they were duped and that those who duped them had malicious intent, they won’t seek retribution. Apologies are not sufficient, people must pay a price or this could happen again, with far worse outcomes.

At this point, I’ve given up on arguing with the jabbed. None of my friends want to listen to what I have to say, none want to know what they’ve done to their children and themselves. It is beyond cognitive dissonance, I suggest it is invincible ignorance and I am disheartened by it.

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