Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - News and Discussion

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Re: Coronavirus lock down needs an end game plan

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The UK started its end game on day one. Between there & the USA I think you’ve got two populations least likely to “toe the line” - and the results show.

I don’t like to be the least humane of humans, but I’d have gone with the herd immunity approach in both of those countries in favour of economy & “best endeavours” on the older population & extreme cases in young folks; definitely if I was a political leader in either country.

Survival of the fittest is surely the way for longevity of our race; I don’t understand extreme measures to save pandas at the expense of other animals when they’re clearly bloody useless and should be extinct; why should humans be any different. “We’ve all got it coming”- Munny

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nemo wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:47 am It suggests you think the pandemic is fake.
If you look at what has happened this year, and compare it with what has happened with the flu every other year, there is not much difference.

But they have used it to manipulate society severely, put ridiculous restrictions on them, and send large numbers of people broke.
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Ugh, another extra virus topic we don't need as there are plenty of existing ones. Merged.
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explorer wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:44 pm
nemo wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:47 am It suggests you think the pandemic is fake.
If you look at what has happened this year, and compare it with what has happened with the flu every other year, there is not much difference.

But they have used it to manipulate society severely, put ridiculous restrictions on them, and send large numbers of people broke.
Another conspiracy theorist..

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they have used it to manipulate society severely, put ridiculous restrictions on them, and send large numbers of people broke.
Who are "they" and what is their motive in destroying the global economy?
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To the people who believe the reasons for destroying people's lives, and the economy, what do you see as the best way for this to end? Do we continue lock downs until most people are bankrupt, or the governments of the world are broke?
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not sure about anyone else out there, but i believe the experts over any politician everyday
and way over the opinions of any random, ill-informed poster on some forum
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they have used it to manipulate society severely, put ridiculous restrictions on them, and send large numbers of people broke.
Who are "they" and what is their motive in destroying the global economy?
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Re: Coronavirus lock down needs an end game plan

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Spigzy wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:55 am
I don’t like to be the least humane of humans, but I’d have gone with the herd immunity approach in both of those countries in favour of economy & “best endeavours” on the older population & extreme cases in young folks; definitely if I was a political leader in either country.

Survival of the fittest is surely the way for longevity of our race; I don’t understand extreme measures to save pandas at the expense of other animals when they’re clearly bloody useless and should be extinct; why should humans be any different.
When I hear 'herd immunity' I see visions of stampeding wilderbeest with the sick and young ones who can't keep up with the herd getting picked off by the lions.. And so it is in nature..

What's that song lyric? ''you and me a nothing but mammals so let's do it like they do on the Discovery Channel''
Spoiler:
Anyway, what sets humans apart from the animal world? Quote: we possess many cognitive abilities not seen in other animals, such as a full-blown language capacity as well as reasoning and planning abilities. And so, we have the ability to care for others less fortunate or can't properly take care of themselves like the elderly, sick or the young.

When I hear 'survival of the fittest' applied in the human context, I envision a dog eat dog world where we are less caring and have a selfish attitude but maybe that's just me.
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clutchcargo wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:10 pm
Spigzy wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:55 am
I don’t like to be the least humane of humans, but I’d have gone with the herd immunity approach in both of those countries in favour of economy & “best endeavours” on the older population & extreme cases in young folks; definitely if I was a political leader in either country.

Survival of the fittest is surely the way for longevity of our race; I don’t understand extreme measures to save pandas at the expense of other animals when they’re clearly bloody useless and should be extinct; why should humans be any different.
When I hear 'herd immunity' I see visions of stampeding wilderbeest with the sick and young ones who can't keep up with the herd getting picked off by the lions.. And so it is in nature..

What's that song lyric? ''you and me a nothing but mammals so let's do it like they do on the Discovery Channel''
Spoiler:
Anyway, what sets humans apart from the animal world? Quote: we possess many cognitive abilities not seen in other animals, such as a full-blown language capacity as well as reasoning and planning abilities. And so, we have the ability to care for others less fortunate or can't properly take care of themselves like the elderly, sick or the young.

When I hear 'survival of the fittest' applied in the human context, I envision a dog eat dog world where we are less caring and have a selfish attitude but maybe that's just me.
0.6% mortality according to the latest WHO report (not counting all the false positives/inflated numbers/asymptomatics). The seasonal flu is 0.3%. Are the millions of jobless and resulting destroyed lives worth it? What' exactly should the threshold be then? Should we stop all travel/business until we reach zero traffic fatalities worldwide as well?
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