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Re: The vaccines

April 29th, 2021, 10:05 pm

I didn’t think it was so much of an alternative to Valentine’s Day as a quid pro quo. And what do you mean satirical?
 
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 3:55 pm

For clarity, I have nothing against libertarians, and probably lean much stronger in that direction than you’d think. Republicans are a different kettle of fish, as they say.
Th acid test is: have you read Fountainhead yet?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZmVRI8Ptv4

That and Hitchhikers are two books I stopped reading after page 57. And Lolita.

I never harbored the slightest interest in Rand (right up there with Joyce), but I have read all six books in the Hitchhikers trilogy. Some of then repeatedly.
You know that Joyce was a fan of Ibsen.
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 4:24 pm

I've read Hitchhikers and Rand successfully. But failed to finish any Nabokov or Joyce. And that's saying something since I've wasted many days on finishing War & Peace and Don Q, both pointless.
 
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 6:47 pm

anyone read Sartre?

BTW the plan here in NL is to have everyone vaccinated by July, which year no one knows.
No cabinet at the moment, meltdowwn.
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 7:06 pm

For clarity, I have nothing against libertarians, and probably lean much stronger in that direction than you’d think. Republicans are a different kettle of fish, as they say.
Th acid test is: have you read Fountainhead yet?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZmVRI8Ptv4

That and Hitchhikers are two books I stopped reading after page 57. And Lolita.

I never harbored the slightest interest in Rand (right up there with Joyce), but I have read all six books in the Hitchhikers trilogy. Some of then repeatedly.
Rand is easy; It's about an architect. I read/studied Objectivist Epistemology 30 years ago ... same flaws as OOP. For wingnuts.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8fkdBz2bds
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 7:10 pm

Watch the movie!

Architects are worse than lawyers. At least lawyers lie on behalf of their clients. Architects lie to them.
 
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Re: The vaccines

April 30th, 2021, 7:48 pm

Watch the movie!

Architects are worse than lawyers. At least lawyers lie on behalf of their clients. Architects lie to them.
Actually, I saw the movie when I was real young. Gary Cooper was a great actor. I remember his speech.

Architects are prima donnas, except Renzo Piano who designed the Louvre (with Peter Rice of Dundalk) and the building for defunct Banca Popolare di Lodi.

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Re: The vaccines

May 1st, 2021, 1:37 am

I happen to have gotten to know Maya Lin, at least slightly. She is delightful.
 
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Re: The vaccines

May 2nd, 2021, 7:57 am

Super-immunity

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science ... e-n1265833

What they've found sparked interest in why some people seem to be able to ward off the virus long after initial exposure. According to a coming study by researchers from the University of Padua in collaboration with Imperial College London, of the 129 people who still had antibodies nine months on from the initial outbreak, 16 showed more than double the levels they had in May. Among the possible causes of the rise in antibodies is re-exposure to the virus. The study is undergoing peer review.
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Re: The vaccines

May 3rd, 2021, 10:16 pm

Sorry to butt in, I've also "heard" the above news, some people stay immune for longer. But I've also heard some very tough, though not validated rumors that the brazilian and african strains need a different vaccine as they are much different from the "european" one.
As a young man getting his vaccine in late August - early September, I'm not sure any of that will matter to me. 
CBCA->CMSA->FMVA->Ba.Sc.Math-stat->CFA1,2,3->CISI->FRM->CQF->IFoA->than what?
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Re: The vaccines

May 4th, 2021, 1:23 am

We have a different problem here in the US, with vaccines essentially available to all above the age of 16, shortly to become 12. We will almost certainly not reach herd immunity because of Republicans. I’d be all in favor of rounding them up and forcefully vaccinate them. And, while we’re at it, inject those tracking chips into them, too. As for other things to inject (sanity is evidently not an option), we should probably discuss.
 
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Re: The vaccines

May 4th, 2021, 1:59 am

I thought you wanted to exterminate all Republicans. Your dream is within reach. Now you've gone all soft...typical liberal!
 
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Re: The vaccines

May 4th, 2021, 10:12 am

Didn't "the chosen one" himself say that disinfectant injected straight into the arm would kill the virus? How the US managed to elect Trump as a president still surprises me
CBCA->CMSA->FMVA->Ba.Sc.Math-stat->CFA1,2,3->CISI->FRM->CQF->IFoA->than what?
The goal is to write all three and four letter combinations and try to make sense of it.
 
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Re: The vaccines

May 4th, 2021, 10:56 am

I thought you wanted to exterminate all Republicans. Your dream is within reach. Now you've gone all soft...typical liberal!
Their survival rate is too high, and they don’t just go die in a hole. Along the way they spread it to others, especially because they also don’t respect any behavioral rules (let alone guidelines).
 
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Re: The vaccines

May 4th, 2021, 4:48 pm

Didn't "the chosen one" himself say that disinfectant injected straight into the arm would kill the virus? How the US managed to elect Trump as a president still surprises me
He may have been good or bad, most probably a bit of each. But don't be surprised. (And don't be like bearish who thinks Trump still is president!)