“Yes, and…”

In the spirit of continuous improvement, I feel the need to improve on my first proposed vaccine mandate response letter.  I realized after I posted the “No Thank You” letter that, while persuasive, it did not follow my own negotiation strategy which aligns with the improv comedy formual of always seeking to say “yes, and…” and avoid saying “no” if at all possible.

Further, in the intro to the first vax letter I neglected to inform readers that they could use, alter, and edit the letter however they saw fit and that I assert no copyright and expect no compensation for its use.   So please use that letter and this one all you want and edit them however you want.

Below is Vax Letter 2.0.  It is at the same time agreeable and also much more pointed about the outrageous risk that employers are attempting to foist upon their employees.   Although more agreeable, because it exposes the raw risk reality of what is going on, no employer will ever agree to it.   The primary purpose of Vax Letter 2.0 is to awaken, persuade, and move the public consciousness in a better and healthier direction.  If it also saves your job, so much the better.  Use at your own risk.

Dear _______:

Thank you for your request that I be vaccinated.  My answer to your request is “yes,” I agree to be vaccinated.   I will schedule the vaccination once  you have responded to questions and agreed to the conditions below.  

It is my hope and expectation that we will work together on these issues.  I love my job and I am good at it.   I appreciate your help in the process.  I need the income to support my family.  And I’m sure that you would like to avoid the very high cost of replacing me–approximately 50 percent of my annual salary.   It appears that it is in our mutual interests to work together to retain me as your employee.  

Again, I am saying “yes” in response to your request that I get vaccinated.   At the same time I will need answers and/or some agreement on these issues before I schedule the appointment.  

Authority.  This may sound strange, but as an intial matter I need to know the source of the authority for your request.  I understand that you are implementing this mandate because of an Executive Order from the President of the United States requiring that employers with 100 or more employees mandate vaccinations.  I have searched for this Executive Order and have not been able to find it.  Also, there are no OSHA rules.  Federal rule-making is an administrative process takes time and is subject to public input and debate before finalization.  That has not even started.  So, if you can, please forward your authority to me.  If you can’t find any legal authority for your demand, I respectfully request that we end this conversation and get back to work.  

Risk.  As you may or may not be aware, all of the sellers of the vaccine that you require are completely immune from legal liability for any adverse health outcomes caused by the vaccine.   In addition, because the vaccine has been fast-tracked under an “Emergency Use Authorization,” it is not clear to me that it has been properly tested and proven to be safe.  There is much anecdotal evidence of severe adverse outcomes–including Guillain-Barre Syndrome (paralysis) and Myocarditis to name only two.  Many esteemed health professionals claim that m-RNA vaccines create increased health risk because they cause future uncontrolled immune response (“cytokine storms”) when the vaccinated come in contact with future viruses.   These smart health professionals liken the m-RNA vaccination to a ticking time bomb that explodes the immune system when the body is later subjected to new viruses.  I don’t know if this is true.  I do know that whether or not this is true likely won’t be known for years.  

The known risk of contracting “Covid-19” is the infection to fatality rate (IFR).  All available data indicates that the IFR for “Covid-19” is no different than all past prior seasonal flus.  The Covid-19 IFR does not, therefore, support the narrative that it is an extraordinarily dangerous pandemic.  

Further, credible evidence suggests that natural immunity (immunity created by my body should I contract “Covid-19”) is around 17x more efffective than the vaccination you are demanding as a condition of my employment.  

Of course I could be wrong, but based on the knowable facts, it appears to me that the health risk associated with contracting “Covid-19” are lower than those associated with receving a vaccination.  And, as I said, I am still willing to receive the vaccination as you request.  That is, I am willing to risk my life to retain my job.   What I will require from you in return is that you, as my employer and the party that is requiring me to receive the vaccine, share in the risk.  If I lose my life or my health because I have agreed to your request, I need you to assure me that you will compensate me (or my family if the vaccine kills me).  This is necessary because the vaccine sellers themselves will not accept any risk associated with my taking the vaccine.  

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