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Comment: Re:Seems to be OK all around then (Score 1) 605

but they still don't seriously threaten our society

exactly because we have vaccines, you fucking moron

and if not enough vaccinate, the diseases find vectors to proliferate again, AND they have a chance to get lucky and develop new strains that can get around our exisitng vaccines, threatening everyone period

everyone has to get vaccinated. if not, the person is ignorant, irresponsible and dangerous to all of our health. if you don't agree with that statement, you don't know what the fuck you are talking about and/ or you are blindly selfishly irresponsible

you have no freedom to choose something that threatens other people's lives (nevermind your own)

Comment: Re:Unfortunatly... (Score 1) 85

by circletimessquare (#49549491) Attached to: Bees Prefer Nectar Laced With Neonicotinoids

i see it as the genius of biochemical warfare by plants

our livers have been in an evolutionary arms race with plants for hundreds of millions of years. they make a substance that kills, maims, disorients, or deters us. one up plants. our livers do their best to mop it up. one up animals. rinse repeat

perversely, we've developed a taste for some of those substances. like cayenne pepper or horseradish, as a paradoxically enjoyable taste. or heroin or cocaine, as a disorienting drug

in a way, the plant still wins when we get addicted to them, like these bees. drug use is just slow motion suicide. it might not kill us immediately, but it brings us back for more, and more and more, to finish the job

Comment: Re:Unity next (Score 1) 452

by fahrbot-bot (#49549381) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd

Comment needs funny+insightful, slashidiots give troll...

Thanks. Seems "troll" is sometimes used when someone simply doesn't like what you say (or doesn't under stand it). I don't know whether to be sad or annoyed in those situations. In *this* case "off topic" might have been appropriate, as I was intending it as a funny comment to something in anther post, but not related to the main story, though people sometimes use that mod because they, apparently, simply have a stick up their ass.

In any case, I wasn't slamming systemd, even though I'm pretty sure it's a bad idea or, at least, a bad implementation - hmm, Lennart wrote it, so probably both. (see, that's a slam) :-)

Comment: Re:Seems to be OK all around then (Score 1) 605

wait, you're stalking my other posts? and you think heroin is like a vaccine?

of course any vaccine should be thoroughly tested before they inject it into anyone you raving moron

it's not like they are grabbing people and injecting them with experimental formulations. the science on this is well-established and there is a rigorous review process before anyone gets injected

you are a fearmongering, pridefully ignorant wackjob. you need to get and your kids your fucking vaccine and if you do not you ARE a health threat to us so we WILL save your kids and the rest of us from your dangerous ignorance, you irresponsible asshole

go live in the mountains and never have kids. if you won't do that, do what you have to do to be part of society you dumb fuck

Comment: Re:Seems to be OK all around then (Score 2) 605

We didn't have vaccines for most of our nations history and those diseases never posed more than a passing threat to our society.

go to an old graveyard

look at the old tombstones

look at the ages

you're a pridefully ignorant asshole and your stupidity is dangerous to the rest of us

Comment: Re:Seems to be OK all around then (Score 1) 605

could you cite the HPV vaccine concerns? i remember some fearmongering from the right during the last election

you need clear and present proof, not "maybe possibly could"

your concerns are empty and pointless fear about hypotheticals that don't exist. therefore they are of no value

vaccines work. we should mandate them

someday they might not work you say? someday they could be a danger you say? what does that even mean? every fucking thing we make in the world can fuck up. maybe someday the AI of self-driving cars will screw up and drive people off bridges, so we should never have self-driving cars. what? this is just unfounded fear

your position is nonsense

Comment: Re:Seems to be OK all around then (Score 1) 605

you have no right to shoot and kill someone unless they represent a mortal threat to you

likewise, government has no right to use force against anyone unless that person represents a clear threat to society

if you do not get vaccinated, you are a clear threat to society as a disease vector

therefore, society has the right to protect itself from your irresponsibility of exposing people to danger, by authorizing government to force you to vaccinate

it's exactly the same as protecting yourself from a home invader. you can get shot for invading a home, because you are an unknown mortal threat to the home's occupant. in the same way, if you don't vaccinate, you are a threat that society must neutralize with use of force

the words in your comment are written as if government and society are forcing you to do something against your will for no good reason

but society has a very good reason

you are a threat to us if you do not get vaccinated

Comment: Re:...and adults too. (Score 2) 605

there's always going to be people with legitimate medical reasons like yourself not to get vaccinated

which is why you should be grateful for laws making vaccines mandatory: herd immunity means you and the few others unvaccinated for valid reasons are protected

where herd immunity breaks down, such as when not enough people get their vaccinations for fucking retarded reasons, you are at greater risk of getting maiming and hobbling diseases

Comment: Re:I don't know what to think (Score 1) 391

by circletimessquare (#49534589) Attached to: Using Adderall In the Office To Get Ahead

i waded through your dreary insults then stopped reading here:

I personally see absolutely nothing cruel about warning someone against doing drugs because it will lead to a life of poverty, addiction, and early death and then making them face the consequences of their decisions when the turkey comes home to roost

no, douchebag, that is cruel

your views are invalid as your attitude is immoral

coming after all the condescension and assumed superiority, it was actually quite funny

Comment: Re:Women CEO's. (Score 3, Insightful) 194

by fahrbot-bot (#49532261) Attached to: Yahoo Called Its Layoffs a "Remix." Don't Do That.

A company's one thing. Just be thankful there's no chance of one running the country.

Hang on a minute...

No, hang on another minute...

Shit, gimme a beer.

So far, the alternatives are a garden gnome from Canada, I mean, Texas, an ophthalmologist that can't spell "education" from Kentucky, or a really thirsty Floridian.

(That beer is looking mighty refreshing...)

...though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"