My definition of panic in this scenario - something along the lines of the manufactured state of fear, worry and associated actions of the people, which has led to all of the above mentioned Big Government and banker-backed measures taken without question, the imposition of social distancing and other new (& absurd imo) social norms, and has incited people to act in ways no one would have imagined a matter of weeks ago - fighting over TP, mass shortages due to irrational hoarding, and societal shaming of anyone who dares violate the quarantines, social distancing or group limit recommendations or requirements (depending on location.)
You are correct in your assessment of my dismissal of the pandemic threat, as portrayed by the media and government. To be clear, however, I do not believe it is a total hoax, but is rather just being blown way out of proportion and massively overhyped. I don’t believe it is truly a ‘pandemic’ anymore than the common flu is a ‘pandemic’ every winter, and many medical experts are in agreement on this point.
If you check out my most recent post, at the very end there are links to 2 articles with a total of 22 medical experts, whose findings and opinions on the matter are in stark opposition to the generally accepted and MSM-pushed panic-inducing ‘pandemic’ narrative. The general consensus by these dissenting experts seems to be that this is no worse, or at least not much worse than the common flu, the official fatality rates are massively overhyped and in reality much lower than we are told, the majority of people who become infected have minor cold-like symptoms or no symptoms at all, mainly only the elderly are at serious risk (as with most illnesses), herd immunity is already being formed in the masses (there may even already be more ppl immune than at risk of contracting it), and the government reactions are both unnecessary and mostly ineffective.
Just two brief examples below.
Quarantine belongs back in the Middle Ages. Save your masks for robbing banks. Stay calm and carry on. Let’s not make our attempted cures worse than the disease. - Dr. Richard Schabas
Dr. Michael Levitt:
“What we need is to control the panic,” he said. In the grand scheme, “we’re going to be fine.”