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Public Health, Pandemics, and Intellectualization of Violence

This elitist narrative diminishes the perceived impact of the social violence being wrought by COVID-19 by portraying it as mild, less dangerous, and endemic in an attempt to lower the public’s expectations of governmental action and thereby raising social acceptability of daily mass death. “The obviousness of disaster becomes an asset to its apologists — what everyone knows no one

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