All posts tagged: Melbourne Australia

PARADISE LOST: Meet Melbourne’s dystopia utopia?

If you want to know what dystopia looks like visit Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, located in the southeast corner of Australia. The state has a population of 6.7 million people and it recently reported 671 new covid cases. However, as one Melbourne journalist reported, the number of new cases happened as the city doubled the number of people being tested. Nevertheless, at the insistence of the state’s health officials, here are a few rules imposed by the state’s premier, Daniel Andrews, who has been called a radical leftist: A full curfew was put in place and only people with proper paperwork are allowed out of their homes between 8 pm and 5 Am. During the day people can only leave their homes for essential shopping or work. However, only one person is allowed to go out at a time. Police are doing spot checks of homes to ensure people are obeying the curfews. They can enter homes without a warrant. Facemasks are mandatory, even while outside. Churches, of course, are …