While recently undergoing examination by physician, I was required to wear a surgical mask; he wore a N95 mask. I remarked, “Your mask and my own both do the same thing: they both protect you from me.” He shrugged and nodded agreement.
Church leaders who simply follow government guidelines do not exercise leadership; they exercise ‘followship’, they are practical ‘sheep’.
Church leaders who follow the leadership examples of the two notorious strip clubs in San Diego County, California will develop knowledge-based, practical plans to preserve our First Amendment civil rights.
Under emergency conditions, governments will direct facility owners and government property managers to specific actions that may or may not actually address the threatening pathogen of the day. The way to overcome uninformed or low-information governing authorities entails self education, education of others, and the principle of appeal to authority.
Bureaucrats are making decisions to “keep us safe” but doing nothing to keep us from going bankrupt, losing jobs, and facing foreclosures. Businessmen make great decisions on the operation of governments; bureaucrats do not make good decisions on the operation of businesses.
It’s past time for businessmen and women to lead the politicians.
How does your choice of mask work for you?
Economist William Briggs first went through every country and classified whether that country had a government-imposed lock-down of at least half its population, for any time in 2020.
The spread in death rates is more than sufficient proof against lock-downs.
Americans panicked by the possibility of being infected by the coronavirus VOVID-19 are stocking up on all manner of emergency rations and supplies. Perhaps stocking up on good information will better serve us.