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Re: Coronavirus
« Reply #1515 on: April 28, 2021, 01:30:35 PM »
We’re in this mess because of all the selfish people out there who refuse to obey the rules and STAY HOME!!!  Government can’t do anything if the people won’t listen.  It amazes me how people need to be told and even forced to do the obvious.  Idiots.....

First off, I think that's a little unfair given what we know about where the outbreaks are coming from. The community spread isn't coming from jerks at Trinity-Bellwoods, it's mainly coming from people going to work and then coming home to their families. And those people aren't being selfish jerks, they're trying to earn money and keep their jobs. And government policy, specifically paid sick days, could help there.

But moreover, and call me old-fashioned if you have to, but I always thought that one of the points of government was that if there really are rules in place and people aren't following them, it's government's responsibility to enforce those rules.

But as people have pointed out the issue is that we don't really have a lot of "rules" but rather pretty vague guidelines and suggestions.

Ford and his government have proven to be some of the worst managers I've ever worked for. Their lack of leadership and direction leads to and fuels the idiots of the world. Misinformation and vagueness leads to interpretation. Interpretation leads to varying opinions. The government can't blame the idiots. They created the idiots.

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« Reply #1516 on: April 28, 2021, 01:58:25 PM »
We’re in this mess because of all the selfish people out there who refuse to obey the rules and STAY HOME!!!  Government can’t do anything if the people won’t listen.  It amazes me how people need to be told and even forced to do the obvious.  Idiots.....

First off, I think that's a little unfair given what we know about where the outbreaks are coming from. The community spread isn't coming from jerks at Trinity-Bellwoods, it's mainly coming from people going to work and then coming home to their families. And those people aren't being selfish jerks, they're trying to earn money and keep their jobs. And government policy, specifically paid sick days, could help there.

But moreover, and call me old-fashioned if you have to, but I always thought that one of the points of government was that if there really are rules in place and people aren't following them, it's government's responsibility to enforce those rules.

But as people have pointed out the issue is that we don't really have a lot of "rules" but rather pretty vague guidelines and suggestions.

Ford and his government have proven to be some of the worst managers I've ever worked for. Their lack of leadership and direction leads to and fuels the idiots of the world. Misinformation and vagueness leads to interpretation. Interpretation leads to varying opinions. The government can't blame the idiots. They created the idiots.

They also are the idiots. They're inmates running the asylum.
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« Reply #1517 on: April 29, 2021, 01:20:00 PM »

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« Reply #1518 on: April 30, 2021, 10:56:22 PM »

Cool thread, leading to...

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« Reply #1519 on: May 05, 2021, 05:44:16 PM »
Tonight I took part in my first organised sporting team practice since I played a game last august. Pretty much not really left the house due to various lockdowns since September.

The difference to the soul and mind of that little slice of “normal” was insane.
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« Reply #1520 on: May 05, 2021, 08:39:21 PM »
Got my first jab about an hour ago and I can tell you that Bill Gates' divorce is fake news.
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« Reply #1521 on: May 05, 2021, 08:59:20 PM »
Got my first jab about an hour ago and I can tell you that Bill Gates' divorce is fake news.
Awesome! And great news about getting the vaccine, too!
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« Reply #1522 on: May 11, 2021, 12:16:56 PM »
Was able to book an appointment for next Wednesday. Very happy to be getting my first shot a lot earlier than I would have guessed at the start of the year. Also:


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« Reply #1523 on: May 11, 2021, 02:14:17 PM »
Was able to book an appointment for next Wednesday. Very happy to be getting my first shot a lot earlier than I would have guessed at the start of the year. Also:

I'm very happy for you, but 100% against bears getting vaccinated before humans.
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« Reply #1524 on: May 11, 2021, 02:38:02 PM »

You know I'm starting to really think this won't take until 2030.

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« Reply #1525 on: May 11, 2021, 02:40:14 PM »
I'm very happy for you, but 100% against bears getting vaccinated before humans.

There's nothing in the definition of an "essential worker" that specifies being a Homo sapien.

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« Reply #1527 on: May 14, 2021, 05:58:47 PM »
https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-will-no-longer-offer-first-doses-of-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine-1.5423379
I think they are finding some real problems with the AZ vaccine, a good friend of my sister, has her 50 year old son in hospital, he began experiencing bad head aches a hour after the jab, about two weeks later started to exhibit some violent behaviour and now in hospital.
On my part, I got my AZ jab a month ago, a week ago I began experiencing some eye trouble in my right eye, very fuzzy, very concerning. May not be related at all as going through a lot of stress at the moment, but am seeing an eye doctor on Saturday AM.  Will let you know if he thinks or knows it is AZ related.
I had a feeling should have waited for Pfizer or Moderno.
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« Reply #1528 on: May 15, 2021, 08:08:16 PM »
Oh boy, the pro-Covid rally in Toronto today seems a lot bigger than I would have expected.

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« Reply #1529 on: May 16, 2021, 12:11:10 AM »
Oh boy, the pro-Covid rally in Toronto today seems a lot bigger than I would have expected.
This is so incredibly tiring.
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