“Lives were lost because some Americans held beliefs that were at odds with the facts.”
Students in the US are now able to read about how selfish 'Anti-Vaxxers' killed people because of their terrible ignorance, or at least, that is what pupils in North Carolina are being told.
The textbook, which is required reading at colleges in the State tells pupils that anyone opposing lockdowns and masking is directly to blame for COVID deaths and the spread of the virus.
Campus Reform obtained a copy of the textbook, which also states that the severe restrictions imposed by the Biden government “saved tens of thousands of lives” and that Americans who flout them should be held responsible, despite scientific research that has found lockdowns will actually cause millions of excess deaths.
A passage in the book reads
“Most Americans responded to the pandemic by limiting their social contact, covering their faces when going out, and washing their hands thoroughly after they did,” adding “yet lives were lost because some Americans held beliefs that were at odds with the facts.”
One student at the college who wished to remain anonymous told Campus Reform that it is highly ironic that material on a critical thinking module isn’t “allowing me or other students to think critically about things.”
Jeff Lowarance, Vice President of Communications at Central Piedmont claimed that “Textbooks reflect the knowledge and the opinions of the authors, not necessarily the college,” and that “students always are encouraged to question and discuss their class materials.”
Some of the reviews of the textbook on Amazon note the open bias of the material:
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