Originally published on www.runningthecountry.com
by Brett Wilcox
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Psychological operations (PSYOP) are operations to convey selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals.
Psychological operations or PSYOPS are defined as operations designed to influence emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals. PSYOPS are a routine function of governments, but only because they are a routine function of being human.
Other names for PSYOPS include marketing, advertising, PR, manipulation, fabrication, lying, or simple story telling. PSYOPS are foundational elements of war and other military operations, mythology, religion, tribe, clan, team, organization, corporation, industry, education, race, politics, identity, and family. Even on an individual basis, the various voices in our heads conduct PSYOPS against the other voices for a variety of conscious and/or subconscious reasons.
The purpose of this blog is to attempt to distinguish between COVID-19 (assuming there is such a thing) and COVID-19 PSYOPS. The purpose of this blog is not to declare or establish TRUTH, other than the truth that COVID-19 PSYOPS are a reality and we have a greater chance of approaching truth when we question everything we hear regarding this matter.
First. Is COVID-19 real?  If so, is it a single thing or does it have two or three or several strains? Is it natural or wild or is it a laboratory creation? Is it new or is it ancient? Was it released by nature or by man? How contagious is it? How lethal is it? How many co-factors influence its ability to spread and kill? In short, I don't know the answers to any of those questions and I question anyone who professes to know the answers.
This I do know. Significant documentation exists demonstrating that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are, by and large, cover organizations for Pharma and very likely for shadow governments and other organizations. 
As such, they have been designated as the Prophets and High Priests of the Public Health narrative. Their pronouncements, no matter how absurd, have the weight of scripture. "Vaccines are safe and effective" is perhaps the leading example of absurdity.
Each vaccine has a unique safety and efficacy profile. Some are more dangerous than others. Several vaccines have been removed from the market because they injured and killed enough children to threaten the ever-expanding liability-free vaccine schedule and industry. But no vaccine is or can be safe because poisons are by definition poisonous and vaccine ingredients include several known poisons, toxins, neurotoxins, and contaminants.
The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (the Act) was not passed because vaccines are safe but because vaccines were injuring and killing so many children that the vaccine industry would have gone bankrupt without government-granted protection from liability. 
The National Vaccine Injury and Compensation Program (VICP) was not established because vaccines are safe but because vaccines injure and sometimes kill.  As of 2018, The VICP had paid out more than $4 billion dollars to compensate for vaccine injury and death. 
Clearly, the statement "Vaccines are safe and effective" is a lie. It's also an essential part of the vaccine industry PSYOP designed to "influence . . . emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals."
"Vaccine don't cause autism" is another CDC-sponsored lie boldly proclaimed by the CDC and repeated ad nauseam around the world. 
When asked to provide the studies proving that the vaccines administered in the first six months of life don't cause autism, the CDC provided a mere 20 studies, none of which proved that the vaccines administered in the first six months of life don't cause autism.   
And it is well established that the CDC hid the link between the MMR vaccine and autism as well as thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism and that the studies that suggest no relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism and Thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism are a product of fraud.     
Vaccination is germane to the COVID-19 issue because everyone from the president of the United States to the general public is practically screaming for a new vaccine which will magically protect everyone from COVID-19. It is interesting to note that the reason there isn't a vaccine for coronavirus on the market isn't because researchers haven't tried. It's because their attempts have resulted in "vaccine enhancement, where instead of protecting against infection, the vaccine can actually make the disease worse when a vaccinated person is infected with the virus."  So much for "safe and effective."
The track record of the WHO and the CDC provide a cautionary tale to wise people: don't accept their pronouncements at face value. Approach their statements with a critical eye. The fact that they have been so egregiously wrong in the past provides strong evidence that they will continue to be wrong with COVID-19. Why do they get it wrong so often? Are they simply inept or is it by design or is it a combination of the two factors? What do they get out of their narrative? Power? Prestige? Politics? Profit? How much profit?
The main COVID-19 PSYOP builds upon the traditional vaccine industry PSYOP in a frightening and ingenious way. Up until now, the architects of the vaccine paradigm and narrative have successfully convinced the majority of otherwise intelligent people that vaccines are a magical and miraculous elixir that protect against evil viruses and bacteria and that those who abstain from the sacrament of vaccination magically turn into disease bombs ready to explode on unsuspecting and innocent victims.
Believers have been taught to fear and hate the healthiest individuals in society, those who have escaped the scourge of vaccination.       
Grandparents are depicted as disease-spreading wolves and the families of the vaccine-injured and dead are mocked, shunned, and ostracized for telling their stories. Hate speech is the accepted and expected currency against the ever-growing vaccine-informed community. Sick people should stay home while they're sick and vaccine-free people should stay home forever, be fired, jailed, shot, or hung and their kids should be kicked out of school or removed from their custody and vaccinated ASAP.
With the advent of the predominant COVID-19 PSYOP, EVERYONE has become a disease bomb. EVERYONE is unclean. That change CHANGES EVERYTHING. From this time forward, NOTHING WILL BE THE SAME.
The ramifications of this change are infinite.
There will be winners (pharma) and losers in commerce but overall the economy will tank.
The main COVID-19 PSYOP is the breeding ground for fear, isolation, loneliness, suspicion, paranoia, anxiety, and depression. Poverty will increase as will dysfunctional behaviors including addiction, overspending, overeating, abuse, violence, crime, self-injury and suicide.
No longer will OCD germaphobes be diagnosed with a mental illness, rather they will be sought out and employed at every level of government and business. Their illness will inform and infect policies, procedures, and protocol.
With the increase in mental illness, an increase in physical illness will surely follow. Immune systems will be depleted and destroyed, rendering an already scared and vulnerable population ever more vulnerable to the threat of disease as well as to the treatments for disease and disease prevention including toxic liability-free vaccinations.
As one of the leading proponents of vaccination, the man who infamously stated that babies can safely receive 100,000 vaccines at once, one would expect Dr. Paul Offit to go along with and promote the CDC-sponsored COVID-19 story of impending apocalypse. 
On March 15, 2020, Offit posted a statement on his Facebook page regarding this matter. 
His message is calm, rational, and reasonable, everything the dominant COVID-19 PSYOP is not. If Paul Offit can tell what appears to be the truth at a time when telling the truth is heresy, then perhaps his words should be listened to on this occasion.
Following are screenshots and the text of Dr. Offit's statement:
Which will do more harm, the virus or the fear of the virus?
Why are we so scared of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19? People are usually scared of viruses for three reasons:
One: the virus causes gruesome, disfiguring, permanent symptoms. Smallpox, for example, not only caused life-long facial scarring, it also was a frequent cause of blindness in those who survived.
Two: the virus has a predilection for children. Polio paralyzed tens of thousands of young children every year until a vaccine finally eliminated the disease from the United States.
Three: the virus is likely to kill you. Rabies kills virtually 100 percent of people who develop symptoms after a bite from a rabid animal.
The novel coronavirus currently circulating in the United States--the one that has caused us to shut down schools, restaurants, sporting events, and virtually every aspect of our culture--falls into none of these categories. Nonetheless, people are scared. Really scared. The reason is they think that if they catch COVID-19, they have a high likelihood of dying from the disease. Most public health officials have done little to lessen this fear, arguing that people are ten times more likely to die from this novel coronavirus than from influenza. Unfortunately, these officials haven't made clear the difference between relative risk and absolute risk. Although people are more likely to die from COVID-19 than from influenza, they are far more likely to catch influenza. Therefore, they are far more likely to die from influenza.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of March 7, 2020, 36 million to 51 million people have suffered from influenza, 370,000 to 670,000 have been hospitalized, and 22,000 to 55,000 have died from the disease. To put these numbers in perspective, let's look at countries that have dealt with COVID-19.
China, where COVID-19 originated, has reported roughly 3,000 deaths. The population of China is about 1.4 billion, three times greater than ours. If we suffer an equivalent proportion of deaths, then 1,000 Americans will die from COVID-19, one-twentieth to one-fiftieth of the number who have died from influenza.
Italy has reported roughly 2,000 deaths from COVID-19 and, as a result, has shut down the country; only grocery stores and pharmacies remain open. Italy has a population of 60 million, about one-fifth of the U.S. population. If we suffer an equivalent proportion of deaths, then 10,000 Americans will die of COVID-19, about one-half to one-fifth of the number of deaths from influenza.
Not everyone, however, is at equal risk of dying. The virus primarily kills the elderly and those suffering from chronic diseases, which explains the situation in Italy, where 25 percent of its population is more than 65 years of age; in the U.S. it's 16 percent. Wouldn't it make more sense, then, to ask people who are elderly and infirm to stay away from crowds, thus lessening their chances of contracting the disease. Also, to ask people who are sick with respiratory symptoms to stay home. Focus on common sense things like washing hands several times a day and standing clear of people who are coughing or sneezing. The federal government can also help by making it easier for businesses to allow people who are ill to stay home.
In 2009-2010, the world suffered an influenza pandemic caused by swine flu; about 203,000 people were killed by the virus; 12,000 in the United States. The novel coronavirus has killed about 6,000 people to date; 62 in the United States. It doesn't make sense to shut down our entire way of life to try and stop a virus that is unlikely to harm healthy people and will be far less devastating than the influenza epidemics that we experience every winter and the influenza pandemic we experienced ten years ago. Let's take common sense measures to stop the spread. The precautionary principle dictates caution to prevent harm. But the precautionary principle also dictates that you don't cause harm in the name of preventing harm. It will take years to recover from the draconian measures that we are currently instituting. 
Offit is right. IF WE RECOVER, it will take years to do so. And for what? A virus that will likely go down in history as a minor blip on the radar. Surely, the people pumping out the notion that COVID-19 will kill millions of Americans have got to know that the data doesn't support their predictions. If that's the case, why the hysteria? What's to be gained by scaring people half to death?
A brief look at the business model of the vaccine company known as the CDC (The CDC owns and profits from more than 50 vaccine patents.) reveals the most likely answer: Fear sells vaccines.  The more fear, the better. If the CDC and Pharma can amp up fear, anxiety, and hysteria, then members of "the herd" will willingly give up their liberty and freedom in exchange for womb-to-tomb liability-free vaccinations. The most indoctrinated with not only give up their freedoms, they will demand that everyone be forced to do the same, which is exactly what vaccine architects have planned and mapped out for a very long time.
And for those who fail to catch the infectious disease of PSYOP-induced fear, coercion will finish the job. Citizens will be given a choice: Submit to all mandatory womb-to-tomb liability-free jabs or give up your driver's license, passport, right to travel, job, insurance, Social Security, or ability to engage in commerce. 
COVID-19 is not a problem to those who profit from liability-free vaccinations, it's the solution they've been longing for. It's their global wet dream. Their PSYOP will result in increased surveillance, increased control, the institution of an ever-increasing number of mandatory liability-free womb-to-tomb toxic vaccinations, which will, of course, will multiply the current vaccine-induced injury and death pandemic/holocaust.    
This scenario is a win/win for pharma and other sociopaths and a lose/lose for humanity.
Clearly, government won't stop this scenario from playing out, neither will the medical establishment, industry, or Pharma-owned media.
But We the People will stop it. The question is not if, but when. How many of our children and grandchildren will be injured or killed before enough of us wake up and we take back our power? How many of our children and grandchildren will be injured or killed before we prosecute and imprison the criminals who profit from an industry that's built upon a foundation of fraud, greed, exploitation, coercion, and millions of injured or dead children?
The power is in our hands, hearts, and souls. We are in charge of our bodies, our health, and our wellbeing--not the government, not the medical establishment, and not the pharmaceutical industry.
During this time of PSYOP-induced darkness, keep your eyes, ears, mind, heart and spirit open. Think. Ask questions. Double up on love and compassion for yourself and especially for those who have succumbed to fear. Be the source of light that you were born and destined to be and join with other sources of light. May our collective light drive out the darkness today, tomorrow, and forever.
Love and light to all,
Brett Wilcox is a Licensed Professional Counselor and author of three books:
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