Switzerland Submits to Tyranny: Does the “Democratically” Make It Any Better?

The recent Swiss referendum on Covid measures highlights the capricious nature of democracies, especially when it comes to protecting individual rights and freedoms.

TRT World Reports:

Results from 16 of Switzerland’s 26 cantons showed 61.9 percent had voted in favour of the law, on a 64 percent turnout.

The law provides the legal basis for the so-called Covid certificate, indicating that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease.

Opponents have said the certificate, which has been required since September for access to restaurants and other indoor spaces and activities, is creating an “apartheid” system.

Michelle Cailler, a spokesperson for the Friends of the Constitution group which opposed the law, said that granting such powers to the government was “extremely dangerous for democracy.”

“What is very embarrassing is that this law violates a number of constitutional rights, and in particular Article 10 on personal freedom with this Covid certificate, which establishes a disguised mandatory vaccination,” she added.

A more than 60 percent result is considered a “landslide” in any democratic vote, however the language around this kind of “electoral success” serves only to unduly legitimize injustices that are masked under “democratic legitimacy.”

Under the democratic ideology, the value of any law or right exists so far as it is approved by a majority of the voting base. Your freedom is always merely a question of approval by others, the value of the aspects of your life you treasure the most is always up for question and even the rights you thought were most fundamental can be taken away by the mere apathetic casting of a ballot.

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While today this is the freedom of movement and bodily autonomy in Switzerland, in many places and times in the past and the present this same democratic tyranny extends to even one’s religious freedom.

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The democratic ideology likes to paint an image of well-informed, rational, and independent citizenry that is concerned for the well being of others. The reality, however, is that concerted media campaigns, often on the behest of governments and industry leaders, shape the values held by rootless democratic societies which directly result in the outcomes of their popular votes.

It was in the not-too-distant past that one such fearmongering campaign after 9-11 created the democratic legitimacy for a campaign of tyranny targeting the freedoms of Muslims throughout the democratic west. Muslims in the west feel its effects to this day.

RELATED: 9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

In the end, this should serve to prove once again the superiority of Sharia. Our fundamental rights and freedoms are provided to us by our Maker, and our religious order is shaped to protect them regardless of what the most recent popular zeitgeist might be. Thus, in contrast to these tyrannies of the many, a Muslim society, guided by Allah’s law, is never in danger of allowing that which is evil and unjust or prohibiting that what is good and just.

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Baz

“in the end, this should serve to prove once again the superiority of Sharia.”

So what exactly does the sharia say (with evidence from the Quran and sunnah) regarding lockdowns, face masks, vaccines and social distancing? Should these modern health protocols be forced on everyone or criminally banned for everyone under threat of whipping, jailing and chopping body parts?