Tired of Covid crap

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by mountainman444, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. Nemo

    Nemo Man of Myth and Legend

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    So is a Zombie virus real?

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  2. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    I know whom I will not be debating on biochemistry matters . . .
     

  3. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    Not my chart. Courtesy of Ann Barnhardt at https://www.barnhardt.biz/ where I occasionally drop in.
     
  4. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    I don't have a problem. Your premise is illogical as already pointed out. It's also kind of apples and oranges. And BTW, we haven't been back to the moon in almost 50 years. Primarily because of funding and politics, not technical or scientific reasons.

    Absolutely not. The chart just points out the absurdity of what the world is dealing with today with this coronavirus scam compared to past diseases. In case anyone has an once of skepticism and cynicism in them. I'd also point out that we haven't cured the common cold or the annual flu yet either. Bugs we have a lot of understanding and data for.
     
  5. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Taking away any and all liability for your product when something goes wrong with it and switching the burden over to the taxpayers is one hell of an incentive.
     
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  6. moe mensale

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    If you don't know anything about John Whitehead and The Rutherford Institute's defense of civil liberties, you should.

    https://www.rutherford.org/publicat...ve_the_way_for_a_new_frontier_in_surveillance
     
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  7. dhaller

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    Yes... it’s called “smart phones”!
     
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  8. 45_Fan

    45_Fan Well-Known Member

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    When facts conflict with opinion it’s not time to modify the facts.
     
  9. Nemo

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    I mean a virus that really turns people into zombies. I made sure I got some of that ammo a while back.

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  10. dhaller

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    I can guarantee you that somebody somewhere (probably China or Russia) is working on a virus which would zombify people (whatever that means in practice).

    A lot of years ago (late 80s?) I worked with the US Army on applications for HIV: the idea was that you could use the "machinery" of the virus to do all kinds of cool things, like curing genetic diseases, cancer, whatever... but it's the *army*, so there's always that unspoken subtext of "oh, yeah, a cure for cancer would be cool... but let's not limit ourselves to therapeutic applications."

    As we know, that research never really went anywhere.

    Now, though, folks are working on "prime editing" (at least at MIT), a technology which (in principle) would allow you to change an organism at the somatic level, thus introducing changes into a *completed, adult organism*... so, you know, as usual, cure genetic diseases, cure cancer, and... maybe some other things ;)

    If 2020 has taught us anything, it's that yesterday's sci-fi can become today's reality!

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  11. Nemo

    Nemo Man of Myth and Legend

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    So I need more zombie ammo?

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  12. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    So your assumption is that one side presents facts while the other side presents opinions. That's very objective of you.
     
  13. moe mensale

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    What's the real end goal of the rushed through testing, rushed to market wonder vaccines for the coronavirus? Immunity or depopulation?

    https://www.unz.com/mwhitney/the-covid-19-vaccine-is-the-goal-immunity-or-depopulation/
     
  14. dhaller

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    Why would “wealthy elites” want population reduction?

    “Gee, what I really want is smaller markets, less money, and less political power.”

    Look at any negative-growth population: it’s a huge problem, if for no other reason than it completely hamstrings the welfare state, since that’s based on the young and healthy paying to care for the old and infirm.

    This is like the classic complaint that Chinese restaurants use MSG to make diners feel “less hungry”, like of course, what’s better for a restaurant than curbing appetites. Hah.

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  15. Clark

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    Look at North Korea, how much richer could the "elites" be if they embraced capitalism? Probably a lot, but there would be more of them and the ones already there, would have less control. If someone is "on top" is it better to them to have limited power over a lot of people, or absolute power over a few? "Better to reign in hell than serve in Heaven."
     
  16. Craftsman

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    The actual vaccine took maybe two days to create in the lab. Everything else is testing and approval.
     
  17. moe mensale

    moe mensale Well-Known Member

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    Not all of us can have a PhD in Bio Nuclear Thermogenerative Nanotechnology or even Basket Weaving. The more information we have, whether we agree with it or not, the better informed we are and the better choices we can make. Unless you believe in the Facebook methodology of presenting only the "approved" version of whatever the Issue du jour is.
     
  18. moe mensale

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  19. atlsrt44

    atlsrt44 Well-Known Member

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