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    Quote Originally Posted by TSwizzle View Post
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    And moron FL governor bans schools from requiring masks. Giving parents the freedom to choose that their kids can get other kids sick.
    Good, it makes perfect sense. There is no reason for kids to wear masks. But they have the option to wear them if they want. Not that it offers much protection in the first place but that’s not what the mask mandates are about.
    I don't believe you ever answered my question whether you think that drunk driving should be legal. From Here: https://talkfreethought.org/showthre...l=1#post924438

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    Quote Originally Posted by TSwizzle View Post
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    And moron FL governor bans schools from requiring masks. Giving parents the freedom to choose that their kids can get other kids sick.
    Good, it makes perfect sense. There is no reason for kids to wear masks. But they have the option to wear them if they want. Not that it offers much protection in the first place but that’s not what the mask mandates are about.
    Yeah, those mask mandates seem to be a kind of informal IQ test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toni View Post
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    And moron FL governor bans schools from requiring masks. Giving parents the freedom to choose that their kids can get other kids sick.
    Good, it makes perfect sense. There is no reason for kids to wear masks. But they have the option to wear them if they want. Not that it offers much protection in the first place but that’s not what the mask mandates are about.
    Yeah, those mask mandates seem to be a kind of informal IQ test.
    Speaking of which, that earlier study about infected people losing 7 IQ points. Turns out they did not exclude the possibility that people who get infected were 7 IQ lower before being infected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patooka View Post
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    This is probably the stupidest fucking thing I've heard throughout the pandemic. Go to your nearest hospital and explain to the staff how ineffective masks are, genius.
    Why a hospital? Why not the nearest Starbucks or McDonald’s?

    What makes you think masks are effective? Because the box of masks on my desk clearly states (and I paraphrase) “does fuck all to stop covid”.
    {snip}When it is regards to a global pandemic, I tend to listen to the advice of virologists who have spent decades of their lives studying in this field.{snip}
    I’m fussy, I need evidence.

    The mask mandate is purely political. So you can stick the mask up your ass. It will do as much good there for protecting you from covid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toni View Post
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    And moron FL governor bans schools from requiring masks. Giving parents the freedom to choose that their kids can get other kids sick.
    Good, it makes perfect sense. There is no reason for kids to wear masks. But they have the option to wear them if they want. Not that it offers much protection in the first place but that’s not what the mask mandates are about.
    Yeah, those mask mandates seem to be a kind of informal IQ test.
    Indeed. Wearing a mask when in your car alone advertises just how dumb you are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by barbos View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Toni View Post

    Yeah, those mask mandates seem to be a kind of informal IQ test.
    Speaking of which, that earlier study about infected people losing 7 IQ points. Turns out they did not exclude the possibility that people who get infected were 7 IQ lower before being infected.
    If that study were undertaken today, now that the vaccines have largely isolated infections to anti-mask/anti-vax idiots, the gap would be more like 20 points.

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    What a authoritarian hell hole Australia is;

    Australia today used helicopters and the army to enforce its 'Zero Covid' lockdown, as thousands of police flooded Sydney city centre to enforce the rules and hand out $500 fines for those not wearing a mask. Sirens blared across the city and a draconian message was broadcast from the skies, as millions were told: 'This is public health order —do not break rules —you will be found and fines issued.' Today, up to 1,300 police officers swarmed Sydney and set up a network of roadblocks in a massive show of force to avoid a repeat of last week's violent anti-lockdown protest.

    Some 250 fines, each worth $500, were issued across the city today, with one man arrested after travelling on trains outside his local government area without a reasonable excuse.
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...wn-Sydney.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by TSwizzle View Post
    What a authoritarian hell hole Australia is;

    Australia today used helicopters and the army to enforce its 'Zero Covid' lockdown, as thousands of police flooded Sydney city centre to enforce the rules and hand out $500 fines for those not wearing a mask. Sirens blared across the city and a draconian message was broadcast from the skies, as millions were told: 'This is public health order —do not break rules —you will be found and fines issued.' Today, up to 1,300 police officers swarmed Sydney and set up a network of roadblocks in a massive show of force to avoid a repeat of last week's violent anti-lockdown protest.

    Some 250 fines, each worth $500, were issued across the city today, with one man arrested after travelling on trains outside his local government area without a reasonable excuse.
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...wn-Sydney.html
    923 people have died from Covid in Australia. That's fewer than 36 deaths per million people.

    629,072 people have died from Covid in the USA. That's about 1,890 deaths per million people.

    But being required to wear a mask, and comply with quarantine regulations makes us a 'hell hole'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trausti View Post
    Yes, that's right. The vaccine doesn't stop that much from infection, but instead severity. This is why IF you want to stop the spread, then it makes sense for EVERYONE to mask up, even vaccinated people.

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