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by frank_begbie
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7909
Views: 247336

Ivor Cummins

Crucial Viral Update 15th Oct: Why are the Media Undermining Science and Data?



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPmWYFlU ... Pg&index=1
by frank_begbie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7909
Views: 247336

LBC programme ... Listening to LBC .. many front line staff calling in. * They are having a VERY rough time. * Some have no/little PPE. * Lots of younger people seem to be suffering ... one nurse said that the key factor is the size of viral load which infects you ... age can be a secondary factor....
by frank_begbie
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 7909
Views: 247336

Vortex2 wrote:Spain to introduce UBI (Universal Basic Income)

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 49336.html

Good idea in the face of pandemics etc.

However it could provide a mega magnet for the world's poor.
So we'll ALL have to adopt it.
by frank_begbie
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Brexit process
Replies: 5662
Views: 336045

Anyone watched The Great Hack documentary? https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/-the-great-hack-looks-at-how-user-data-has-become-weaponized-64544837840 Massive influences on elections. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQSMr-3GGvQ&list=FLqBrpj7cikjVq3m5hcs2EPg&index=2&t=0s Democracy? :l...
by frank_begbie
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: TEQs
Topic: TEQ's pipe dream or reality?
Replies: 8
Views: 14401

Talk about delusion? So if the world starts rationing our energy use and reducing pollution the planet will survive? We would still be adding to the shit in the atmosphere just at a more equal rate between the population. And what about the pollution that's already there? The shit is still going to ...
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Climate Change
Topic: Articles such as this can be used by Climate Change deniers
Replies: 113
Views: 17461

To add to the above, something that we can't change on our own, but which is at the centre of the problem - 19 Replace the banking system with one which doesn't require or pay interest. Wouldn't abandoning the money system accomplish everything we need to make a massive difference? Remove the motiv...
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the high street doomed ?
Replies: 80
Views: 15955

And you call yourselves civilized? That is nothing less then anarchy and if not reversed will destroy your economy. Permitting teachers to carry guns to shoot errant students is not anarchy as it’s permitted. I think your comment is a bit rich. The US approach is to shoot everybody, but that is n...
by frank_begbie
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the high street doomed ?
Replies: 80
Views: 15955

Yesterday evening I was invited to an informal meeting of local traders, primarily to offer advice and suggestions regarding energy saving. The other subject discussed was the decline of the traditional high street, one reason given for this being the great increase in shoplifting. It was stated th...
by frank_begbie
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the high street doomed ?
Replies: 80
Views: 15955

If you sell food you have a chance of survival.

Anything else and it's just a matter of time.
by frank_begbie
Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Current Oil Price
Replies: 3616
Views: 661346

Sell everything. http://fortune.com/2016/01/12/sell-everything/ “Recessions—and depressions—occur because excesses in capacity have to be purged from the system. We do not see how the present excess supply condition in the commodity production will be reversed until and unless capacity is scrapped,...
by frank_begbie
Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Die-off
Replies: 71
Views: 15842

To my way of thinking its the people on low wages or benefits that are saving the planet.

More money just means more consumption, which we could do without.

I'm doing my bit. 8)
by frank_begbie
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is western civilisation in terminal decline?
Replies: 93
Views: 16814

What is wrong with having a conversation as to whether or not western civilisation is in terminal decline? It is actually not just western civilisation which is in terminal decline. The whole of our civilisation is in terminal decline because the world economy is so interrelated and complex the dec...
by frank_begbie
Mon Nov 23, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is western civilisation in terminal decline?
Replies: 93
Views: 16814

What is wrong with having a conversation as to whether or not western civilisation is in terminal decline? Additionally I think it is a good idea to have systems which deal with when people fall through the cracks of the welfare system. Those cracks are becoming wider by the week. Wednesday should ...
by frank_begbie
Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Migrant watch (merged topic)
Replies: 1682
Views: 68780

At least someone knows what its all about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7GAbVhjTSw
by frank_begbie
Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Assange Watch
Replies: 974
Views: 172777

£12 million down the drain, and this covert survaillance won't cost buttons.