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Old 09.10.2014, 10:37
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Apparently dogs are more important than Africans to some members of EF.
I think people can care about human as much as caring for animals. One doesn't eliminate the other one. There is no quotas on the amount of things one can care about.

They could have put the dog in a quarantine and see. Was it necessary to kill him?
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Old 09.10.2014, 10:41
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Fear of the unknown causes people to take extreme measure that can be interpreted as cruel.

Ebola is to be taken seriously, is highly contagious and until a reliable cure and/or vaccine is available, I feel killing a family dog is the least of our worries.
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demonstrate to me how you cared about Africans at all?
at least i care about something
Five years working with refugees, teaching them English, taking them to the doctor, the dentist and the careers office and helping them to integrate into British society good enough for you?

Now your turn. Apart from talking shit on the internet, what have you ever done for humanity?
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demonstrate to me how you cared about Africans at all?
at least i care about something
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Five years working with refugees, teaching them English, taking them to the doctor, the dentist and the careers office and helping them to integrate into British society good enough for you?

Now your turn. Apart from talking shit on the internet, what have you ever done for humanity?
Goodness grief Cath, you really are a complete twit.
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Old 09.10.2014, 10:52
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Wonder why the US is sending 4,000 soldiers? Why not 4,000 medical staff? I suspect this is training experiencing in confronting an epidemic.
The UK is sending troops too.

How many medical staff do you think would sign up for pretty much a certain chance of catching Ebola, with no Zmapp production? Strange that the source of so many deaths is the saviour for Ebola (Tobacco Plants?!)

The doctors in the US are too busy riding around in their Porsches/Ferrari's and enjoying the sunshine whilst counting their stack of 100 Dollar bills from the dodgy US healthcare system. I thought Doctors swore an oath to heal the sick perhaps that only applies where cash is involved?

There are many brave selfless individuals including a guy who survived (with Zmapp) in the UK that do and try to visit these regions to help, but it's not enough the local medics are dying by the hundred.

I too suspect this is training for an epidemic.

Luckily the burn out rate of Ebola (quick death, high chance) makes it more difficult to spread in large numbers from the source.

*Unless we get someone on a plane coughing and spluttering everywhere infecting the entire plane. If this happened to be on route to say a large airport such as Heathrow or JFK this could be interesting*

Ebola doesn't present itself for a while so these people could mingle into society and this is the risk. Perhaps they attend a football game or a rock concert? If they they do not seek treatment and they cannot be found/traced, then what?

Saying all this watch the news for when pockets appear in cities in Western countries if that happens we're pretty much fooked. The cat is then truly out of the bag.
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Old 09.10.2014, 10:58
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Re: Recent Ebola outbreak

Daily kindnesses and courtesies (that no-one paid me to do) to all and sundry that i eventually realised were a waste of time, its generally considered a weakness. I've pulled back, animals with four legs are more my thing now.

my impression of people who get paid to do the work that you did in the uk, are doing it because thats the only job they could get or their benefits get cut off.
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Daily kindnesses and courtesies (that no-one paid me to do) to all and sundry that i eventually realised were a waste of time, its generally considered a weakness. I've pulled back, animals with four legs are more my thing now.

my impression of people who get paid to do the work that you did in the uk, are doing it because thats the only job they could get or their benefits get cut off.
You're a bit shit at this trolling game, aren't you?

Now shush. The grownups are talking.
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Old 09.10.2014, 11:02
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Fear of the unknown causes people to take extreme measure that can be interpreted as cruel.

Ebola is to be taken seriously, is highly contagious and until a reliable cure and/or vaccine is available, I feel killing a family dog is the least of our worries.
if you don't mind me saying, the first thing i thought when i read your comment was i bet olygirl is american and sure enough..
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You're a bit shit at this trolling game, aren't you?

Now shush. The grownups are talking.
I don't even think she's intentionally trolling, just seems like she's a sandwich short of a picnic.
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Old 09.10.2014, 11:05
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You're a bit shit at this trolling game, aren't you?

Now shush. The grownups are talking.
guess being abusive is your idea of grownup.. is that how you behave when you don't get your way? definition of childish really isn't it?
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Old 09.10.2014, 11:06
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Daily kindnesses and courtesies (that no-one paid me to do) to all and sundry that i eventually realised were a waste of time, its generally considered a weakness. I've pulled back, animals with four legs are more my thing now.
Cath, if that were really true, you wouldn't be posting on this board right now.

Edit: However, this is thread is about Ebola and not Cath so let's put it back on track.
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Daily kindnesses and courtesies (that no-one paid me to do) to all and sundry that i eventually realised were a waste of time, its generally considered a weakness. I've pulled back, animals with four legs are more my thing now.

my impression of people who get paid to do the work that you did in the uk, are doing it because thats the only job they could get or their benefits get cut off.

Don't you have a low tax paying company to wage a crusade against?
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Daily kindnesses and courtesies (that no-one paid me to do) to all and sundry that i eventually realised were a waste of time, its generally considered a weakness. I've pulled back, animals with four legs are more my thing now.

my impression of people who get paid to do the work that you did in the uk, are doing it because thats the only job they could get or their benefits get cut off.
You really are a moron. When you reach the final day and final hour I hope you're happy with your choices in life. I hope your friends and family are there to support you. I have a suspicion you'll be alone.

People who talk like you have above are normally my first target to fook with. I like to make examples of them in front of others. This makes me insanely happy to screw with them. They used to be locked up years ago as dangers to the rest of society.

People who give their time to help others either paid or unpaid have infinitely more value than some dog worshipper.

They also have a higher value than any CEO or Billionaire. Ask Bill Gates he realised this and flooded Africa with money.
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Fear of the unknown causes people to take extreme measure that can be interpreted as cruel.



Ebola is to be taken seriously, is highly contagious and until a reliable cure and/or vaccine is available, I feel killing a family dog is the least of our worries.

Ebola needs to be taken seriously. But with all due respect, it's a lot easier to say killing a dog is the least of our worries when it's not your dog. If it were my dog and the evidence for contagion was slim, I'd be very pissed and very sad.

Of course it's hard with dogs as passing the disease is done through bodily fluids and dogs lick. Have they been killing dogs and cats in Africa?

The advice I've received is - Wash your hands, don't shake hands and don't do the kissing thing. I'm flying to the US Monday, but boston and Pittsburgh aren't hotspots at the moment.
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guess being abusive is your idea of grownup.. is that how you behave when you don't get your way? definition of childish really isn't it?
There is a difference between random abuse, and justified insults. You come across as an absolute and utter plonker, and of course people are going to react to that.
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You really are a moron. When you reach the final day and final hour I hope you're happy with your choices in life. I hope your friends and family are there to support you. I have a suspicion you'll be alone.

People who talk like you have above are normally my first target to fook with. I like to make examples of them in front of others. This makes me insanely happy to screw with them. They used to be locked up years ago as dangers to the rest of society.

People who give their time to help others either paid or unpaid have infinitely more value than some dog worshipper.

They also have a higher value than any CEO or Billionaire. Ask Bill Gates he realised this and flooded Africa with money.
the reason they are sending people now into africa is that the cost benefit analysis shows its better to send people in to try and fix the problem there than the humungous cost of trying and fix it on their own doorstep.

they also haven't stopped flights because the airline industries might collapse if they did, they are usually running on a knifes edge.

does that mean they are great people because they do these cost benefit analyses on the value of lives? I'm just a realist about people.
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the reason they are sending people now into africa is that the cost benefit analysis shows its better to send people in to try and fix the problem there than the humungous cost of trying and fix it on their own doorstep.

they also haven't stopped flights because the airline industries might collapse if they did, they are usually running on a knifes edge.

does that mean they are great people because they do these cost benefit analyses on the value of lives? I'm just a realist about people.
"my impression of people who get paid to do the work that you did in the uk, are doing it because thats the only job they could get or their benefits get cut off."

CBA has nothing to do with your comment, stay off the crack pipe.
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The doctors in the US are too busy riding around in their Porsches/Ferrari's and enjoying the sunshine whilst counting their stack of 100 Dollar bills from the dodgy US healthcare system. I thought Doctors swore an oath to heal the sick perhaps that only applies where cash is involved?
I'm no fan of US healthcare, but I also know that there are more doctors than not who don't drive fancy cars, and don't sit around counting stacks of money.

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People who talk like you have above are normally my first target to fook with. I like to make examples of them in front of others. This makes me insanely happy to screw with them. They used to be locked up years ago as dangers to the rest of society.
Well, I'm glad you have an audience, however small. I'm going to wash my hands and go back to my peaceful asylum. How does making an example of someone provide any relief for ebola?

Seriously - ebola is a serious issue. But sniping and pounding chests isn't going to help much.
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the reason they are sending people now into africa is that the cost benefit analysis shows its better to send people in to try and fix the problem there than the humungous cost of trying and fix it on their own doorstep.

they also haven't stopped flights because the airline industries might collapse if they did, they are usually running on a knifes edge.

does that mean they are great people because they do these cost benefit analyses on the value of lives? I'm just a realist about people.
Where are you getting this analysis? Fox news?

The real answer is no one cares less until someone else's dog shits on their lawn. The dogs stooped and about to curl out a nasty one

Politicians are lazy, unless it gains them votes, money or power via fear. Many of these people have zero value to society, it doesn't mean everyone shares the same view.

I doubt stopping flights to West Africa would bring down an airline unless it was local to West Africa. Reality is it would possibly start panic and people would start crossing land borders and finding other less traceable routes.
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they also haven't stopped flights because the airline industries might collapse if they did, they are usually running on a knifes edge.

what a load of bollocks , a few routes isn't going to make or break an international airline company.
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