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Contact tracing

When I was in high school in the late 1950s, we were required to read a book by George Orwell titled “1984.” It predicted that by 1984 we would be subject to Communist-style “Big Brother” observation and loss of many freedoms upon which our country was founded and had prospered.

This prediction has come true 36 years later with this proposal of “contact tracing.” I believe this is a very slippery slope that could eventually apply to all diseases and behaviors that “Big Brother” rules are undesirable and need to be eliminated, along with our freedoms.

Let’s discard this disastrous plan now and not start down this slope now because there’s a cesspool at the bottom.

Dwight Aden

Spokane


 

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