Fun Spot founder spreads anti-mask conspiracy theories, son and current CEO insists they're meeting guidelines

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In emails provided to Orlando Weekly, Fun Spot founder John Arie downplayed the pandemic, which has now killed more than a million and a half people worldwide, comparing it a bad flu season. Arie has posted on Facebook that, "We don’t need to wear masks on airplanes, grocery stores, Costco, amusement parks or church!"

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ApolloAndy's avatar

I think cancel culture in the abstract has its place. The fact is, market forces, especially individualized ones, tend to fail pretty hard at supporting the common good. Like, super bad. Unite those individuals and suddenly their collective voice can actually make a difference and create real change. The real sticking point I have is the total lack of accountability and often fickle nature of the targeting of Twitter mobs. There’s very little room for repentance, dialog, real transformation, or even sustained effort from any one on either side. It’s very much an “ outrage of the week” which doesn’t actually help.

Hobbes: "What's the point of attaching a number to everything you do?"
Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

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