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More bad news, America

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Evangelicalhumanist, May 29, 2020.

  1. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    Here's something you don't want to hear, but as I watch the protests all over your nation right now -- I see something else, too, a little more insidious. Nobody is socially distancing. Nobody is taking precautions. COVID-19 is just about certainly going to flare up again as a direct consequence.
     
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  2. Rival

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    During the Black Death, people voluntarily closed their villages and died.

    Now they're wondering why they bothered.
     
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  3. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    How kind.

    And did I say anything false, that led you to that?
     
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  4. Jos

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    Are you saying that quarantine is bad?
     
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    You want to paint Americans as 'insidious' just because they don't buy into the bubble life?

    What do you think?

    Good-Ole-Rebel
     
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    if that's the case, I guess the hope is that the heat stops it... does the virus die in heat ?
     
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    What?

    No, I'm saying people in the Middle Ages voluntarily closed their villages so not to spread the plague and they died as a result.

    Now they are wondering why they bothered, because we are selfish descendants who won't do what they did for us.
     
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  8. Jos

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    Oh, OK, I understand.
     
  9. Evangelicalhumanist

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    Bloody rubbish. I painted nobody as "insidious." But why on earth wouldn't anybody with an IQ larger than their neck size take a few very simple precautions to prevent untold numbers of people -- their fellow, their neighbours, their relatives -- from getting sick and dying in misery?

    Do your guns have pearl handles, and are your holsters made of nicely tooled leather? I'm kind betting on it...
     
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  10. Good-Ole-Rebel

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    That is what you said in your opening post. Sorry to have understood you.

    Good-Ole-Rebel
     
  11. Evangelicalhumanist

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    Please try to understand me. The OP in this thread was meant to point out a very real situation that is just about certain to lead to very real tragedy for a lot of people.

    I am not actually in favour of people getting sick, suffering and dying unnecessarily, especially when it is preventable.

    I also understand why the protests are going on -- I am outraged, too, as I've made very clear in other posts. But the whole situation is not very likely to get better by making a whole lot more people sick.

    If you don't understand that, then I am sorry for you -- truly.
     
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    George Floyd protests spread nationwide: Live updates

    It appears the White House is on lockdown.

     
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    I would call that self-correcting measures.
     
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    Insidious implies a level of intelligence, and the bumpkins who can't handle basic preventative measures against disease are certainly lacking in that regard. Also, they certainly don't speak for all of America, only the unnoteworthy backwater sections.
     
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  16. Evangelicalhumanist

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    How so?
     
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    The last time it was we Canadians. We're not into that anymore.
     
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    It's far more likely to be burned down by it's inhabitants. I could see Trump setting a fire out of desperation and then blaming his enemies.
     
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    It just goes to show how 400 years of this bull**** has been built up to the point that RAGE over injustice surpasses all other concerns, to the point of risk of life. That's what this is. Cleary.
     
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    I guess they'll have to get to it first.
     
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