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Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
We cannot discuss his politics here in the Lounge, which is just as well because I don't know the man that well, but I suppose now that he is in intensive care, it is in order to wish him well and a speedy recovery.
It's being a snowflake to show empathy? I understood it to be a "woke" person who's easily triggered by viewpoints that conflict with their own, even to the point of wanting to silence dissent or be given a "safe space" where they can hide from it.
There was a time at the start of pandemic, where some believed society should just ride out the virus till herd immunity killed it. Maybe Boris was in that camp when he shook hands with patients in the hospital?
In any case, I don't believe we should under current circumstances be holding that argument against him. The man is clearly very sick and IMHO only sympathy is now appropriate.
The concept of letting people who might die of it die, because whoever's left will be immune, makes eminently good sense as far as evolution is concerned -- but it's an "other logic" that people tend not to prefer when it turns out that they and theirs might be the ones who have to die for it to work.
I find the fact that high-ranking members of a government can be so callous and inhumane in their ideas for society to be extremely disturbing, and this will certainly affect how I vote, in future.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
and this will certainly affect how I vote, in future.
What will only be effective as long as current politicians are still on the stage. When "new blood" come, they will lie at us as always and we will start over again. Sadly.
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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