possible benefits of pandemic

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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by fazur » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:24 am

Duncan wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Those that survive will have an opportunity to learn from our faults and start a new type of life without nuclear subs , bombs, weapons and scientists that have nothing to do but create viruses.
ur forgetting human nature and greed.round 2 will be exactly the same.
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by Duncan » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:34 am

fazur wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:24 am
Duncan wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Those that survive will have an opportunity to learn from our faults and start a new type of life without nuclear subs , bombs, weapons and scientists that have nothing to do but create viruses.
ur forgetting human nature and greed.round 2 will be exactly the same.
But the good news is in round 3
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by pczz » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:48 am

fazur wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:10 am
pczz wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:27 am
yes all good news. :facepalm:
im an optimist clearly you are not

i try to see positives in every situation

WW2 was terrible, but you are saying not one positive thing came out of it?

and i never said it was all good news, very little about it is good news you should not put words in my mouth
Can you name one? the only positive I can think of is the end of the british empire, but I am not convinced it was justifeid by the negatives
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by j57 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:10 am

My post was for all of you social medicine green new dealers who are not happy with murdering a 300 million babies ...You want to wipe out the entire elderly and infirm population with more precision than the Final Solution.
You dickwads know who you are.
You can see the rainbow at the end of the storm.
You can smell the roses.
You can find the silver lining.
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by newkidontheblock » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:11 am

pczz wrote:Can you name one? the only positive I can think of is the end of the british empire, but I am not convinced it was justifeid by the negatives
No global war between major powers since then. The UN allows every nation to get whatever it wants off it’s chest and breaks the chain of secret alliances that triggered World War I, occupation of Poland, etc.

Expansion of global trade. Massive increase in the prosperity of the everyone in general. Massive increase in the world population. Increase in living standards and life expectancy overall.

The nation of Israel and realization of rampant anti-Semitism in the world. Stable world economy due to the dollar becoming a common currency. Rockets leading to satellites and GPS. Jet engines leading to international travel. Computers leading to the internet. Radar leading to microwave ovens and pre-crash vehicle warning systems. English becoming a lingua franca of trade and exchange of ideas.

Before World War 2, the average Brit or Yank taking off to Cambodia to teach English would be unthinkable, and financially unsustainable.

Before the virus hit, teaching a foreigner English paid better than being a physician in the Kingdom of Wonder.
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by AndyKK » Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:09 pm

newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:11 am
pczz wrote:Can you name one? the only positive I can think of is the end of the british empire, but I am not convinced it was justifeid by the negatives

Before the virus hit, teaching a foreigner English paid better than being a physician in the Kingdom of Wonder.
I wonder also how many of these physicians you mention are genuinely trained and qualified has you would expect in the Kingdom of Wonder.
Always "hope" but never "expect".
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by fazur » Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:41 pm

pczz wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:48 am
fazur wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:10 am
pczz wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:27 am
yes all good news. :facepalm:
im an optimist clearly you are not

i try to see positives in every situation

WW2 was terrible, but you are saying not one positive thing came out of it?

and i never said it was all good news, very little about it is good news you should not put words in my mouth
Can you name one? the only positive I can think of is the end of the british empire, but I am not convinced it was justifeid by the negatives
glad we agree on end of brit empire but now we have another worse one

- many countries received their independence
- hitler died
- technology created in the war was used for good, plastic surgery for reconstruction etc (radio, radar, computers), space exploration
- huge improvements in medecine, aircraft and vehicle design
- women in americe, uk, australia etc started earning wages as factory workers and became independent
- welfare states
- holocaust will never happen again (i think)
- spam, the meat, not the email :)
- end of league of nations, but UN worse replacement, i grant u
- i like rifles (i know), ww2 was big stimulus for development
- Japan will never again have an insane emperor and crazy followers

A friend lost a foot in a construction accident. when i went to see him in hospital he was all smiles. he joked he could get 50% off on shoes in future. I learned from that.
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by pczz » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 am

fazur wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:41 pm
pczz wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:48 am
fazur wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:10 am
pczz wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:27 am
yes all good news. :facepalm:
im an optimist clearly you are not

i try to see positives in every situation

WW2 was terrible, but you are saying not one positive thing came out of it?

and i never said it was all good news, very little about it is good news you should not put words in my mouth
Can you name one? the only positive I can think of is the end of the british empire, but I am not convinced it was justifeid by the negatives
glad we agree on end of brit empire but now we have another worse one

- many countries received their independence
- hitler died
- technology created in the war was used for good, plastic surgery for reconstruction etc (radio, radar, computers), space exploration
- huge improvements in medecine, aircraft and vehicle design
- women in americe, uk, australia etc started earning wages as factory workers and became independent
- welfare states
- holocaust will never happen again (i think)
- spam, the meat, not the email :)
- end of league of nations, but UN worse replacement, i grant u
- i like rifles (i know), ww2 was big stimulus for development
- Japan will never again have an insane emperor and crazy followers

A friend lost a foot in a construction accident. when i went to see him in hospital he was all smiles. he joked he could get 50% off on shoes in future. I learned from that.
Israel and the mees it has made of the middle east
Almost 100 years of the tory party trying to dismantle the welfare state that was britains "land fit for heroes"
The behaviour of many of those countriies who gained independence
The cold war
the vietnam war
the Korean war
nuclear weapons
chemical weapons
biological weapons
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by hunter8 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:27 pm

This event has exposed enormous stupidity at different levels of society. Good way to know what to expect if any kind of shit hits the fan again and who to deal with and who to stay far away from in the future. Reason has been in short supply since this started, not that it’s a surprise, but this perfectly explains all the shtf events of the past. So, a kind of educational value in this pandemic. Now we know for sure that toilet paper will disappear first.
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Re: possible benefits of pandemic

Post by SiemReapRoddy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:34 pm

I can think of a few selfish ones, but they're too horrible to say on here.

I will admit Liverpool not winning the Premier League title would be absolutely awesome.
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