The Truth About Masks

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Masks are for Sheep

Bob Moriarty
Sep 19, 2020

Many years ago before I got too old and too lazy to go to gold shows, one of the other fellows running a gold site came up to me grinning as he told me his site had just started to exceed 321gold in hits. That was his goal. He wanted more visitors than what we got. I asked him why I should give a damn. We didn’t want tons of visitors. We wanted serious investors.

That took him off guard. Well, he probably still gets more visitors than we do but we have by far the best investors. And the most knowledgeable. One of them is a world famous designer of masks. He sent me something about masks and he is an expert.

I was trained as a chemist. A large part of my professional career was working in various parts of the filtration industry.

Surgical masks were not designed as filters and were not intended to be used as filters. Surgical masks were designed to be used by surgeons standing face down over an operating table holding a patient with an open wound. The surgeon wearing the mask would be able to talk to others in the room without discharging spittle droplets into the patient's wound. Spittle droplets are large and can cause infection. 

I witnessed a test of surgical masks. Small plaster particles were generated in a room. They were visible as a white dust in the air. A man was properly fitted with a surgical mask and spent a short time in the room. When he came out the mask was removed. A camera was focused on the man’s face. The entire area that had been covered by the mask was coated by the white dust. The camera showed that his nostrils and his mouth had been penetrated by the white dust. The dust particles were measured and found to be around 40 micrometers in diameter. The particles that penetrated the mask were the same diameter. 

Covid-19 virus molecules are about 0.1 micrometers in diameter. That is 400 times smaller than the plaster particles that penetrated the mask. 

Surgical masks will not prevent the wearer from inhaling or exhaling viruses or bacteria. They provide absolutely no protection for either the wearer or anyone nearby. They create a very dangerous false sense of security for everyone. They also force the wearer to rebreathe carbon dioxide which will, over time, reduce the wearer's blood oxygen level. That can become very dangerous especially for older people.

This farce is being promoted by sleazy politicians who believe that if they can convince people that they are protecting them or creating a safe environment for them by pushing this mask farce those people will re-elect them.
 
All politicians pushing this dangerous mask farce should be voted out of office as soon as possible.

Masks are for sheep. They can’t possibly work for humans. They are a “feel good” solution and no more than that.

Bob Moriarty
President: 321gold

Comments (11)
No. 1-8
Carl_R
Carl_R

It's nice for people like the chemist above to posit his theory that masks don't work. He's entitled to formulate his own theory, just as others are entitled to theorize that masks do work. In the end, however, real world results are what should guide us, not some individual opinion. People like Fauci and Robert Redfield originally believed as the chemist referenced above believes, but when faced with clear and convincing evidence from the real world, they have now changed their opinion.

What evidence is there? For one, we can compare the results on the Diamond Princess, where no masks were used, to the Zaandam, where masks were issued promptly to all staff and passengers. Far less people on the Zaandam were infected, and among those that were, 81% had asymptomatic cases, compared to about 30% on the Diamond Princess. For another, when an area institutes mask mandates, they have seen a drop in cases. In my county, cases dropped 60% in two weeks, while cases in the rest of the state continued to rise. Then another county followed suit, and their cases immediately fell as well, while the rest of the state has continued to rise, and has still not slowed.

There is a great deal of evidence from the real world that masks work, and no evidence whatsoever that they don't. Nevertheless, you have people out there positing that from their knowledge, they shouldn't work, and in this disinformation age, everyone can have their own separate truth. The irony is that the anti-mask believes are more mostly among Trump supporters, while the growth in anti-maskers is assuring that Covid will continue to spread, dooming his re-election chances.

guidoamm
guidoamm

I would like the source of the info that claims masks were issued aboard the Zaandam please.

Casual_Observer
Casual_Observer

Masks aren't a 100% solution or cure but they do REDUCE spread and give time for immune response because viral load is lower. This is why some have said masks may allow for faster herd immunity.

guidoamm
guidoamm

I have found your source I think.

It is a Bloomberg article mostly behind a paywall.

Masks were issued on March 26 to Zaandam passengers.

That would be day 19 of the cruise. Day 19

I reiterate.

Confinement orders were issued on day 14 of the cruise.

This means that SARS-Cov2 had 14 days to spread around the crew and passengers.

When compared with Norovirus that ravages cruises ships on a good day, SARS-Cov2 infection rates aboard the Zaandam were pedestrian at fewer than 200 passengers.

Tthe Zaandam ended up with 4 fatalities, of which 2 did not test positive for Covid19.

guidoamm
guidoamm

This in a closed environment carrying 2000 passengers and crew

guidoamm
guidoamm

If the Zaandam should tells us anything, it tells us that there is a degree of immunity to Covi19 in the general population.

This is the takeaway of the whole sorry saga aboard the cruise ships and the war ships.

Nothing else.

Mish
Mish

Editor

Moriarty's article is proven bullshit.
I will remove the next such article.

Carl_R
Carl_R

The biggest problem with this article is the title. Instead of "The truth about masks", the article should be titled "My unproven hypothesis about masks". It contains only theory and projection as to what might happen, and no facts from actual results.