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ZurdoDev wrote:
I don't think you understood it. I wonder if you can repeat it back in your own words, just to show that you did understand it.
I needn't, I can quote you. (I be harsh as usual, but do read on)

ZurdoDev wrote:
It seems that if you are saying we still need to stay away from each other even with masks on you're really saying that masks don't work.

..but if you want it in my words; you imply that masks don't work, without having the guts to make the claim. Pretty sure that's too harsh and am pleased that you at least think about it without simply accepting it. Doubt everything said Socrates and that includes anything I say. One who doubts knows more than he who thinks he knows. (You the doubter, I'm the one making claims now).

ZurdoDev wrote:
Tons of people have made that claim. Not sure where you have been.
Let me repeat that; no one made the claim that masks give full protection. Shaking hands has been discouraged since the outbreak - how does a mask help you with that? It's not a hazmat suit. (Although I would recommend throw-away plastic gloves depending on what you need to touch - and no guarantees there either, just like condoms).

And again; a mask is not for your protection; it won't be sterile long, and it doesn't protect you from people who sneeze in your eyes. It does limit the travel-distance of air from the person who wears it. So yes, despite our governments' claim that they don't, they do work. Not for protection, but against spreading.

That's why we distance. Both don't guarantee that you won't get sick; if a sick person sneezes on a railing, and you touch the railing and scratch your eyelid you may still get infected. Go to any supermarket here, and people still touching fruit and veggies to see if they ripe.

Now, I can completely understand an individual being confused; at least those who are prove they are thinking - I'd applaud anyone who was and tries to find a decent and logical answer. What I cannot understand is how our government is confused, while spending a lot of money on experts.

150+75 well paid people form our government. There's an "Outbreak Management Team", and our government decided last week to ask the OMT if masks could help. Let that sink in for a bit. We, as a nation, with 225 paid officials and a mountain of experts, are clueless about what a mask does, and did not see a reason to inquire until a week ago.

Not saying you were confused, as it only "seemed" so; but you outperform 225 paid officials. I'd vote for you.
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