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Ok So What’s Next?

Back when I was a kid, my dad was a painting contractor. There were different masks for different materials; and also, how the materials would be applied, and whether in an enclosed space or more open.

Think about those elements without thinking of politicized mandates. What sort of things come to mind?

Perhaps if you’re brushing or rolling on latex, a water-based paint, a mask isn’t necessary. If you’re spraying any sort of paint, a typical painter’s mask might be called for. If you’re spraying in an enclosed room, definitely a painter’s mask for latex, something more serious for an oil-based paint. But if you’re spraying lacquer—which we did often for custom cabinetry—you really need a respirator. Etc.

The US Department of Labor has a division called OSHA—Occupational Health and Safety Administration. They were renowned to be tough, even back in the day. All sorts of things come into play from machinery to ladders, to various safety apparatus such as harnesses…and masks. Industry is a big killer and maimer of its chief employees: men. If you want to know a lot about various masks for various applications, you can actually read up on it at the OSHA Website, though I would not be surprised if it has been heavily edited and qualified over the last year or so in keeping with political imperatives.

Here’s how OSHA says “just wear the damn mask.”


Overview

What is personal protective equipment?

Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as “PPE”, is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses and shoes, earplugs or muffs, hard hats, respirators, or coveralls, vests and full body suits.

What can be done to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment?

All personal protective equipment should be safely designed and constructed, and should be maintained in a clean and reliable fashion. It should fit comfortably, encouraging worker use. If the personal protective equipment does not fit properly, it can make the difference between being safely covered or dangerously exposed. When engineering, work practice, and administrative controls are not feasible or do not provide sufficient protection, employers must provide personal protective equipment to their workers and ensure its proper use. Employers are also required to train each worker required to use personal protective equipment to know:

  • When it is necessary
  • What kind is necessary
  • How to properly put it on, adjust, wear and take it off
  • The limitations of the equipment
  • Proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of the equipment

If PPE is to be used, a PPE program should be implemented. This program should address the hazards present; the selection, maintenance, and use of PPE; the training of employees; and monitoring of the program to ensure its ongoing effectiveness.


So as they say: just wear the damn mask as you’re told.

Now, how many people do you know for whom that doesn’t even faze whatsoever? Anyone have a mother, father, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, friend, co-worker, or social-media contact for whom it Just. Does. Not. Matter? Orders are orders, experts have spoken, there is CNN and MSNBC, we’re all in this together, you’ll kill my grandmother, you’re selfish, and on and on it goes—evading the point that it’s a useless means of protecting against viral infection, but top-notch in signalling virtue while at the same time, offering opportunities to shame, humiliate, and embarrass others—which elevates the most worthless and undesirable organisms that ever slithered out from under vermin to an unearned social and per-group status.

Is it not obvious, painfully so?

It doesn’t end there.

Is your mother, father, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, friend, co-worker, or social-media contact one of the fools? What are you going to do about that? What now? What’s next?

It keeps going.

Everybody gets to be as much of a chump and laughing stock as they want to be.

I outlined some of the stuff I was working on in a recent post and newsletter: I Got Stuck in a Rut and the title of this post reflects my efforts to get out of it. But it’s tough, because I’m so outraged so often and paid subscribers haven’t told me that’s all they pay for. Yesterday, it got so bad I shut everything off and streamed. I picked the film Deep Impact which I hadn’t seen in many years, but any film with Morgan Freeman and Robert Duvall is bound to be worth a re-watch and when it has both of them, a must. I had forgotten that former Navy pilot and astronaut Spurgeon “Fish” Tanner and his crew save most of the world in the end…

…How disappointing. But sorry for the spoiler.

So you know what I did?

I queued up another film, a long one, like 2:40. 2012.

And therein did I achieve complete catharsis, since I’ve been half-joking lately that nothing short of a #Noah event is needed, at this point. And this film comes complete with a few Arks, and everything else is cleansed.

…Of course, earth is not totally cleansed from moron and evil, but it sure does put a good dent in it when 99.99999% of the entire infestation is gloriously obliterated and in almost all cases includes your mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles, friends, co-workers, and social-media contacts.

Are you detecting a theme, here?

You should be, because as evil as these photographed fuckers are, they pale in comparison to what all of you have in your midst: your enemies, who are at the root cause of it all. No, I won’t explain. You should know what I mean, or this blog is most definitely not for you.

I know it’s a hard pill to swallow but it’s also just so. None of this is possible without it being allowed to be possible and that is from the noisy cheerleading and clamoring close to you, nearly all of you and you know who I mean. But what reason do they have to change their ways if you smile and welcome them, rather than ostracize them?

…It’s funny, because the the left is already on this, as the real warriors they are, fighting for their ideas, asking questions like “isn’t it time to ostracize?”

YES!!! IT. IS. TIME!!!

I clamor for the ostracism of parasites, but I fear they won’t mean it, once bills come due. Do you get that and what are the implications?

If parasites—and it’s the rare Democrat who is not, at heart—want to ostracize you, they are making an error and you’re stupid if you don’t accept. And you are far more moronic and hopeless it you don’t hold them to it without mercy or quarter.

…But how about you, conservatives? How long are you going to signal your virtue in relaying how many slithering organisms out from under vermin you have, and it’s a “nice relationship?” You’re a cucked chump. And I’m not talking about the cashier or shelves-stockers at the 24 who you exchange pleasantries with. You know who I mean. People who incomprehensibly really matter, those to whom you give a pass where you shouldn’t.

…After finishing 2012, I went back to a Netflix series I’ve been watching, Billions. Well, that brings you back to reality quick. It’s a good treatment in terms of how meaningless distinctions are made between “good” and “evil.”

We have long lived in a world where good and evil play almost no real and objective part, anymore. Both are merely dressed up in plausible narrative and we pick our favorite. Then, we obsess about sports and other entertainment designed to ‘archetype’ the narratives that you’re supposed to pick sides over, like a tribe.

Wherefore art thou, Noah, with your Ark?

Ok So What’s Next?

You’re not God, you don’t know God, there probably isn’t a God in the sense it’s commonly thought of: indoctrinated from childhood, and weaved into the thread of social and cultural fabric.

All of that woven fabric serves to differentiate one thread, one color, and various patterns from all the others that make up the whole. Such contrasts are fine and valuable inasmuch as we can appreciate the differences; but as importantly: delight in our favorites. That isn’t the world in which we live. The whole comforter is not comforting, each distinct part and element at war with each other part and element.

If you were God, even for a day, you have a pretty good idea of what would happen, so ALL of your protestations of “his plan,” “he’s in control,” “Jesus take the wheel,” ad nauseum, is just dishonest, lazy-ass-covering bullshit because you don’t want to look like a fucktard so you just take on the same intransigence as the left does. You’re as worthless, just as evil. God is not in control, because there isn’t one—in the manner in which you were taught, and you fucking well know it but won’t admit it.

That’s why nearly the entire world is best described as deer in headlights, now. Their fundamental problem is not in reconciling what’s been going on with the fact of their personal God, it’s in realizing what they cannot speak or even admit to themselves: that they have been chumped and fooled for the entirety their lives.

And that’s on you, if you subscribe to such lazy, do-the-literal-least-you-can-do—pray—fantasy.

Prayer: Literally The Least You Can Do

Have you ever looked at a typical comment thread on social media invoking prayers?

Oh Noah wherefore art thou?

The reason leftists kick ass over and over every single time since the 19th Amendment, 100 years ago, is that they dispensed with that lazy prayer-shit long ago and their activism is coordinated and tightly integrated around socialized, altruistic virtue-signalling while guilting, shaming, and embarrassing everyone who’s not part of the cool kids. It is what it is, God doesn’t give a fuck.

The religious right, conservatives, and Republicans have been taking knives to gunfights for decades expecting a merit badge for honestly telling the truth as they apprehend it, and they are always chumped: there are never any exceptions. To those wankers, a 2nd Amendment Court decision in their favor is like God come down from the heavens to personally preside over a communion ceremony.

The 2nd Amendment is The Wankers Amendment.

When one guy came along to Trump that, they eventually got him too, and the Republicans deserved to lose, because they are the everlasting Stupid Party—just watch the Newsmax archive from about November 6, 2020 to January 6, 2021. Don’t forget all the paid ads—those speak volumes in terms of the worthless lazy-asses you’re dealing with amongst Republicans, conservatives, and religious right…

But that “Trump card” chumping embarrassment wasn’t before they literally shut down your churches—your supposed base and fundamental core and foundation for what the 2nd Amendment is for—and not a shot was fired. I don’t go to church, not my gig; but I certainly support the right of those who wish to do so, and I fervently believe anyone blocking the door to that assembly ought to be subject to the most righteous killing right on the spot, no questions asked. From a cop to any head of state, and anyone in-between.

Clearly, that particular affirmation is not shared by many of those otherwise agitating to climax on their keyboards….

…Obviously, no religious right, God fearing, conservative Republican, 2nd Amendment advocates share my view—or they’re just simple disappointments…cowards; and thus, dismissable and disgusting—and I fervently believe that as much as they believe in their sky fairy. The word frauds comes to mind; because, they don’t really advocate for guns because of their ‘God & Country’ bullshit. They’re shooting range wankers and showoffs, and that’s the fucking extent of it. They defend the 2nd at their own gun-collection convenience, and that is all they do.

Say another prayer. It’s the least you can do.

…So you go talk about and invoke your fantasy God and Jesus and you get chumped like foolish suckers every damn time, and I can’t honestly say that’s a bad thing. Rather, I hang and shake my head that almost none wake up. And so, in the Noah apocalypse, in my version, the God fearing are right in there with the cleansed, just for different reasons.

So, with all that said, I will be back with you all on practical measures because here’s one thing you should take away from this: your government institutions and your churches are equally worthless, and so is your notion of God who watches over.

You are on your own, so isn’t it time to start really digging into how you can intelligently craft your life—not only to get around all this nonsense in and on our faces for the last year, but diminish such awful impacts going forward?

I’ll be in touch soon.

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More

8 Comments

  1. Chris M on June 14, 2021 at 23:02

    I don’t believe in the God you are railing against. I won’t speak for anyone other than myself. In the whole time of covidiocy, I only wore the mask for about a month, during the time that we didn’t know what it was. After that I hardly ever had to wear the mask, because where I live and how I live, things pretty much opened back up and went back to somewhat normal. (And no, I’m not going to tell you where I live because I don’t want anyone else moving here.) I only missed two Masses during the year of virtue-signaling. My good and holy priest showed up for every single Mass during that time, and the church was open, and those who were not afraid showed up. None of my friends, family, or fellow Mass attendees believed the lies, nor did we wear masks or insist that anyone wear masks. My mom is 94. We all visited her and my dad any time we felt like it and to celebrate her birthdays during that time. We had a wedding for one of my children. No facemasks. No social-distancing, except for the bride’s father, who sat by himself at a far table.
    For me, 2020 was an awesome, productive year. I transcribed, edited and self-published an elderly man’s book of stories and gave him much happiness. I helped my husband strip the shingles off our roof and put on a new, much better shingle roof. I virtually began a walk on the Camino de Santiago via all my exercise mileage. I had my whole extended family in our little house for Christmas. No thought was given to the covidiocy during that time. I lived life to the fullest.

    You have the luxury and freedom to rail against God. Every honest person reaches that point at some point. You are an honest person. I reached the point where you are now at age 22. I’m not bragging. I’m just saying that’s what happened. I didn’t come to the conclusion that God did not exist, but I did come to the conclusion that he was a vindictive tyrant, out to get me personally, and I decided I was going to become invisible so that He would never notice me or bother me again. After living a few years like that, He gave me a vision, while standing in a dark hallway, in the middle of the night, facing the death of someone I loved, of what a place with no-God-in-it looked like. It was the most terrifying thing I have ever seen or experienced, with me whimpering monotonously in a vast empty space with no one in it. And no God. I never want to go there again. I was never given any comforting reassurance that there was a God. There was no happy conclusion to that vision. I had to step forth from that day, choosing to believe, that although there was no evidence of a God, I would live as if there was a God. In the intervening years, I have been shown many times that there is a God.

    I only continue to read here because you are an honest man and you live your beliefs, the good, the bad, and the ugly. You remind me of the main character in the book, “The Ugly American.” I have not seen the movie, but I understand it is different from the book. In the book, the “ugly American” is the good guy and he lives his beliefs with integrity, skill, and common sense. That’s how I see you. Building the house for your woman and her children was more effective than any virtue-signaling programs from NGOs.

    Rail against the absence of God. That is a good thing. I will only point out, you have never lived in a world where there was no God. You do not want to live in a world without God. THAT is the world that the covidiot minions and their drivers are pushing us towards.

    Of course, you will know that I am NOT praying for you. It’s necessary for you to do this.

    • Richard Nikoley on June 15, 2021 at 08:51

      Thanks for that, Chris. Very well written, and I’m very supportive of your general outlook.

      In terms of praying for someone, I always appreciate that and think of it as good thoughts my way, and everyone can use some of that.



  2. Geri on June 15, 2021 at 00:37

    Richard. I hate to admit but Sometimes you are a little over my head. But I definitely get the jest of what you are Conveying. I’m anxious to see your ideas for going forward. Thanks

  3. Adriana on June 15, 2021 at 02:11

    Ridiculous Semi-unhinged rambling….I’m done!

  4. Alan Andersen on June 16, 2021 at 02:55

    I got it. My siblings are all Covidians, as are half of my four adult kids. What to do. Difficult to ostracize. Same goes for my neighbors, Covidians all. I keep a low profile. Don’t want a rock through my window. I live in a Covidian enclave, a big city cesspool of affluent Zombies in an otherwise “conservative” State. I do avoid the Covidians as much as possible and keep hoping it will pass.

    • Richard Nikoley on June 16, 2021 at 07:36

      Yea, I know it’s gonna be tough for some and of course, I purposefully write in an over-the-top manner. I think people are used to that.

      A lot has to depend on age, too. Most important for young men and women to ignore this shit and anyone spouting it.



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