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I certainly have seen many references to Qanon on the internet in the last few months, but chasing down the specifics of what by all accounts is just right-wing conspiracy theory is a waste of my time. As for the Great Barrington Declaration, whatever its political provenance, its authors are not the only ones advocating the goal of herd immunity; that is, in fact, the premise upon which vaccination programs are based:

So the question as far as government policy becomes, "What is the best way to achieve herd immunity?" The writer of the reply to my previous post clearly favors lockdowns and related restrictions, while waiting for a safe, effective vaccine to be fully tested, mass-produced, widely distributed, and widely used. As this could be quite some time, the harmful social and individual consequences of these types of policies will have taken a much higher toll by then, and much of the damage will be permanent.

As for the proposals of the Great Barrington Declaration, a great many elderly are already isolated in nursing homes, which account for as much as 45% of the Covid-19 deaths in the US and Sweden. A great many lives could be saved just by more compassionate vigilance on behalf of those people. Other elderly people live alone, and could most certainly be the recipients of greater social spending and attention to ensure that their material and emotional needs are met, while making it less necessary for them to expose themselves to the risk of catching the virus. Even people who live in the same household can, and do, practice social distancing.

The bottom line is that lockdowns just aren't working, as the resort in many places to repeated lockdowns tragically demonstrates. However, as I noted in my first post, although infection rates and deaths are increasing, the death rate in the US is falling, so we may end up with herd immunity through mass infection whether we choose that path or not.