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  1. I suppose much depends on what you mean by...

    I suppose much depends on what you mean by "theory". There can be no scientific theory of supernaturalism, because the scientific method is grounded in physicalism, the assumption that every event...
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    Here is the reality that TSWizzle's 90-95% claim...

    Here is the reality that TSWizzle's 90-95% claim comes up against:

    Covid-19 infects intestines, kidneys and other organs, studies find
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    He belongs to the Trump fan club, so he just gets...

    With 90 to 95% of people who contract Covid suffering next to no problems the danger to public health is minimal.
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    Where did you get this number? I heard 50-75% number. and 25% is a huge...
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    Oh, ffs, they aren't the nitwits. It's those who...

    Oh, ffs, they aren't the nitwits. It's those who don't care about the danger to public health who are the nitwits. The rules for ending lockdowns are very clear, as are the reasons why we are stuck...
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    That's true. The fabric used for the filter in...

    I think HEPA-filters can be dangerous to strap to your face. It's not what they are designed for. You can get godknowswhat silica particles into your lungs and that can cause havoc[/QUOTE]

    That's...
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    Angels do exist. A local resident in my area...

    Angels do exist. A local resident in my area (Bellevue, WA) has two CD printers that can manufacture plastic face masks according to a government design. Recently, he decided to run those printers...
  7. I start with the premise that the experience of...

    If "can interact causally" isn't the same thing as "causality flows freely", what restriction on the flow of causality do you have in mind?[/quote]

    I start with the premise that the experience of...
  8. Trump has expressed his opinion that the virus...

    Trump has expressed his opinion that the virus will just go away on its own, so no need for all of the economic damage. Just reopen the state economies, and all of those smartypants medical experts...
  9. Here is the AP story that exposed the Trump...

    Here is the AP story that exposed the Trump administration's attempt to suppress this document. It also includes a copy of the suppressed report. The likely reason for withholding it is that the...
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    Even your own clip from the tabloid UK Daily Mail...

    DailyMail

    The "lockdown" is a farce, mere theater similar to the security checks at airports.[/QUOTE]

    Even your own clip from the tabloid UK Daily Mail does not support your position. If...
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    You missed the point that 538 was trying to make,...

    This doesn't back up your position though, unless I misunderstood your point. Odds and probability measure the same thing, but slightly differently. If something has high probability it will have...
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    So all of this is about what "win the election"...

    No, that would be a regular law. Constitutional amendments are much more difficult. You need 2/3 of both House and Senate (or a constitutional convention) and ratification by 3/4 of all states. But...
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    Sorry for the lack of clarity. This should help:...

    I do not follow the distinction you're drawing between probability and odds here.[/QUOTE]

    Sorry for the lack of clarity. This should help: The Difference Between "Probability" and "Odds"
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    This AP article makes a very interesting point: ...

    This AP article makes a very interesting point: US infection rate rising outside New York as states open up

    The point is that the New York metropolitan area dominates the statistical progress...
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    You are being annoyingly pedantic. Nobody...

    You being in denial about how the country's electoral system works does not make it any more reasonable to deny the results thereof. She did not win the election if she didn't "win the electoral...
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    Lockdowns mean that you still go out and have...

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    If the guy that "invented" the lockdown can't stick it out for a few weeks, why would anyone think a perpetual lockdown would be sustainable for everyone else ? This comes on the heels of the...
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    It is also worth pointing out that odds (chances)...

    It is also worth pointing out that odds (chances) of winning are different from probability of a win. What 538 was saying was that, given any random four days, Trump was going to win the electoral...
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    Koy is right that Hillary won the popular vote,...

    Yes, she did.[/QUOTE]

    Koy is right that Hillary won the popular vote, and that is all that the polls predicted. They were not set up to predict an electoral winner, because that would have...
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    Wait. Aren't you paying any attention to...

    [/QUOTE]

    Wait. Aren't you paying any attention to TrumpSwizzle's posts? He says that social distancing has already solved the problem. The death rate will be manageable, and we can all just go...
  20. I missed the second segment where one guy was...

    I missed the second segment where one guy was wearing a mask, but that still could have been shot before he disappeared. People in Asia wear masks all the time. The surprising thing is that nobody...
  21. It's reasonable to think that he has reappeared,...

    It's reasonable to think that he has reappeared, but the article points out that no one is wearing masks in a country where lots of people wear masks all the time, especially during a major health...
  22. I didn't say that causality flowed freely. Most...

    Clear as mud. If causality flows freely between the two domains, then what distinguishes the border from any other arbitrary line drawn through reality?[/quote]

    I didn't say that causality flowed...
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    Nobody is saying that medical experts are...

    I don't reagard experts as being infallible, Fauci has been wrong before and I almost spit my coffee out at the part in bold. Yeah, Trump is an expert in this stuff. [/quote]

    Nobody is saying that...
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    The conditions for stopping the lockdowns are...

    So when does this public health emergency and lockdown end ? Two weeks, four weeks, some other arbitrarily assigned point in time, when a vaccine is found that will protect us all, when immortality...
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    No, he's absolutely right. This is a public...

    If you don't want to go to the beach because you think you are going to contract covid19 and possibly die, then you should absolutely stay home. And you should stay home until a vaccine is found that...
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