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Civilians, Civility, COVID, Etiquette, Law Enforcement, & Military points of questions
This morning I received a phone call this morning and recently had gotten off of the second phone call back to the individual from one of the locations I had taken several of my Medal of Honor Art Project pieces to, in the state of Texas. As I had admitted to the male I spoke with on the phone from the #AmericanLegion #AL location which I guess was the Commander of, the initial phone call had been after I had woken and my headache pain levels were outweighed by the pain levels in each of my calves where two of my large tattoos are when on the second phone call with him. During the discussion I was able to answer the questions he had in reference to my Medal of Honor Art Project, in a brief way as the initial phone call there was some noises coming through the phone which had caused some difficulties in my understanding which was clarified in reference to the questions asked at the time. During the second phone call was when I had brought up the portions in reference to the pain levels from the areas in each of my calves where the tattoos are, of which the pain levels elevating from that is completely different than in reference to my headaches and migraines however the pain being stronger there than my headaches and migraines of the day which I deal with each day; gives the understanding of the levels of pain when that outweighs the levels of my daily headaches.
On the phone call he had told me the group was not able to hold meetings because of the aspects in reference to the #COVID not only because of the alcohol license situation, though also because of the reduced amount of people being permitted in the building because of the restrictions from the COVID. Since I have seen on facebook of the #suicideprevention movements because of the COVID causing more people to have mental health issues and the known fact of the average of 22 suicides per day in reference to #veterans from the United States of America's #ArmedForces, why is it that is the locations which veterans usually go to for discussions with others is being prevented from being open as well as being prevented from allowing more than just the COVID restriction numbers when they have given more to this country to sustain the United States of America? If this is going on not only in the state of Texas though some people want to complain in reference of the civilian sector in regards of the mental health crisis, where is the concern and the compassion for all of those who had served in the United States of America's Armed Forces? Where is the discussions to take care of those guys, who have given more than just their time to post one or two pictures online? Where are the discussions to bring forward the awareness that I know, I am not the only one who has realized such needs for attention to take care of?
I did not graduate Basic Training nor have I ever claimed to achieve anything which I had not personally earned, thus in such as I am considered as a veteran; why is it there has not been as much focus upon not only what I have brought to light before, though this as well previously?
Personally, I do not drink alcohol. It is not something I personally enjoy the after effects from because of the daily headaches, and however many times a week migraines. Those hangovers do not assist the pain levels for me, though I also do not stop others from drinking alcohol.
Thus in reference of any American Legion, #DisabledAmericanVeterans #DAV, #VeteransAffairs #VA, and/or #VeteransofForeignWars #VFW having the limitations put additionally on top of the restrictions previously placed on them because if I remember accurately; there was a set of regulations which labeled veterans in a government organization for an over watch on them, which I have yet to understand what the purpose of such was intended for to be in that regard. I am unsure if that over watch sort of aspect was begun during and/or after the Vietnam War, nor am I sure as to why that would have been done in the first place. Thus if there is hypothetically that sort of #overwatch, where is the outrage in reference to the treatment of the veterans in the United States of America not only for this particular aspect which I am writing of; though also in reference to why has so much been allowed to occur to the males and the females, who have given so much to the country of the United States of America and the citizens thereof? Was the over watch to make sure they were properly taken care of, and if so why has there been so many problems to their medical care? If it was it to monitor their activities and if so why, especially in comparison to how the civilian sector of the United States has been acting not only during the timeframe of the COVID though also in other situations? What was the purpose for such to occur, and what is it that was the cause for such?
If there is that aspect of the over watch in reference of the veterans of the United States of America in such a manner, why has it taken so long for multiple aspects to be recognized for their betterment? Why has the problems which have occurred to the veterans within the civilian sector been so aggrievous in reference to how civilians who have treated as they have, in certain groups and sectors? While I know not all civilians have treated veterans poorly, I know I am not the only one who has noticed such.
Then there is the irony in the word of civilian specifically in reference to the portion, of civil. Where is the civility among the civilian sector which so many over the years have told me they thought of themselves as better than the military personnel, law enforcement, fire department, and EMS individuals? Without such individuals there is not the ability for a civil society, though the irony of the aspects in reference to civility in regards of the aspects of how I and others have seen certain civilians in their actions as well as their words.
According to #MerriamWebster the definition of civil is: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civil#learn-more
civil adjective civ·il | \ ˈsi-vəl \
Definition of civil 1a: of or relating to citizens
b: of or relating to the state or its citizenry
civil strife 2a: CIVILIZED civil society
b: adequate in courtesy and politeness : MANNERLY
a civil question
It was hard to be civil when I felt so angry. 3a: of, relating to, or based on civil law
b: relating to private rights and to remedies sought by action or suit distinct from criminal proceedings
c: established by law
civil freedoms 4: of, relating to, or involving the general public, their activities, needs, or ways, or civic affairs as distinguished from special (such as military or religious) affairs got married in a civil ceremony 5of time : based on the theoretical mean sun and legally recognized for use in ordinary affairs the civil calendar Esoteric and sometimes outlandish balloons were floated: If we're not going to worry about civil time matching solar time, for instance, why not simplify global timekeeping even more by reducing the number of global time zones from twenty-four to five?— Michelle Stacey
Especially in reference to 2b in the reference above, where have certain civilians manners been of a higher purpose in accordance to manners? I doubt I am the only person who has heard of or knows what etiquette means however for those who do not know, here is the definition from Merriam Webster.
et·i·quette | \ ˈe-ti-kət , -ˌket \
Definition of etiquette : the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social or official life
A journal blog entry I wrote years ago in fetlife on and called Etiquette
For the word "etiquette", we have the white flag raising, French to thank for this eloquent word. And while these males and females were taking their flag out from under their tablecloths to prevent anymore adversaries from happening; we have them to thank to have kept the evolution of man as proper as we are with such language as we have today; and the area of Europe to thank for keeping courtesies as high as possible. From the time that we, as humans, learned to eat, we were learning table mannerisms, to properly address each other; and all throughout time, it has been nothing, but an up-hill battle with each other as to what is acceptable. A brief story... Once again, from the French... King Louis XIV had a Scotsman gardener, who was trying to grow his garden. The gentleman wrote tickets of where to please politely not to step and where to step, but the courts-men and women refused to acknowledge him and his work. After a convincing discussion, King Louis XIV listened to the Scotsman's "etiquettes" and requests for the garden to "keep of the lawn" (thank you h_coyote) so the lawn and garden could grow. So...where has our pride gone? Where has our dignity gone? Where has our politeness gone? Where has chivalry gone? Manners are made of trivialities of departments which can be learned as they are the exterior form of the inner self, just as the personality is. It used to be that the most worth while person in society was the person with the most upstanding moral character, the quality of energy, descent speech, etc... Now...it is of wealth, social standing, etc...what has this world come to? I will leave this journal with this... One Philosopher was noted as saying something similar to this... "When courtesies come from the heart, all of the heart; a moral elevation ensues." Brightest blessings... Lady Dori Belle