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Rage wrote:
Several countries have been experimented gene manipulations (on viruses, on animals, maybe even on people)
So far, so good.
Rage wrote:
under cover of trying to find cures
Aaaand you blew it!

Who?

Who would work in a lab that was dedicated to producing a nastier version of SARS?

Which people would get up in the morning, kiss their kids goodbye, go to work, and then work on designing an uncontrollable virus that kills people -- people like their children?

And don't say they'd be designing a controllable one, because if they're good enough to do that kind of work, they're certainly knowledgeable enough to know that there's no such thing as a controllable micro-organism.  Killable?  Sure.  Controllable?  No way.

Do you know how many people would be involved with a lab like that? , Scientists, researchers, research assistants, cleaners, HR, buyers, IT support, engineering support, software developers, delivery boys, etc, etc, etc.  (Not to mention about 50 managers.)

It's hundreds of people, not just one megalomaniacal nutter and a bunch of little yellow minions.

You need a worshipful society to get enough of the different kinds of staff you'd need; they'd have to mindlessly and undeservedly worship their leader -- a "God on Earth" or a Big Brother type, like Pol Pot, Mao Ze Dong, etc.  ISIS could do it, if they could actually get a lab like that together without the West finding out about it and bombing it; North Korea could do it, and I wouldn't put it past the current US administration to think seriously about it.

But the country that most of these accusations are aimed at?  Not a hope in Hell.  Xi isn't revered or worshipped, like Mao was.  He's respected, because he's a pretty remarkable guy (I apologise if this truth about a remarkable human being offends the indoctrinated feelings of some people, but, well, **** 'em; their racism offends me and most of the rest of the world), but if he tried to put together that kind of project, there'd be riots in the streets, and the army (which has a proud revolutionary history) would be on the rioters' side.

Grimly Fiendish, Gru, Scaramanga, and Doctor Doom only exist in movies and comic books, and all the people needed to create such an uncontrollable "weapon" would have to be hired in the real world.
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