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Shiva
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14/03/2020 6:00 pm  
Posted by: @dom

I can't believe that the government have not ordered supermarkets to limit toilet paper sales for each shopper. 

This sounds like a vote for big brother, and a wish for the gov to solve the toilet papyrus problem for folks who were not stocked up in the first place ... pending any kind of external difficulties.

Ignant predicted this in relation to Brexit, but the Good Lord decided CoronaV would do just as well.

Posted by: @dom

I'm sure our great leaders (…..) have back-up plans to keep the population adequately supplied. 

Please submit any evidence regarding your surety that Big Brother will ensure everyone gets fed.

Posted by: @ignant666

Where i live 90 miles north of NYC, there are no shortages of anything, and i have seen no long lines.

Last night we had groceries delivered. The shopper sent a picture of empty sheves, saying, "This is to lert you know what's going on here." The virus hit New Mex 3 days ago. Two days later, the shelves are emptying. We got everything we ordered, with a few substitutions, except for half&half and paper towel papyri. Lysol disinfectant and hand sanitizer has been out of stock at Walmart for over a week. We now are getting a free, no expenses paid, preview of The End of the World. It's very exciting.

 

 


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14/03/2020 6:13 pm  

Update after shopping for beer and some more flour: no lines, no empty shelves, lots of meat and vegetables, and toilet paper supplies robust (beer and flour ditto).

The Arab family that run our supermarket (and five more), and the beer store next door, have their feces in order, so far. Probably they are secret jihadis who will starve us soon, but so far they are still keeping up the illusion of plenty.


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14/03/2020 6:52 pm  

Glad to hear that Ignant.

 

Some governments are telling people to 'work from home'.  How the Hell does a construction worker,plumber, miner, traffic cop, bus driver 'work from home'.

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


ignant666
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14/03/2020 7:20 pm  

Yup.

Government officials (even Labor/Democratic/other national leftish party ones), and public-health academics, are predominately folks who went to prestigious universities and grew up only rubbing shoulders with other rich kids, and live the same way today.

Even if they came up the hard way, today they work in an office on a computer and the phone, and know all those meetings they can't have anymore are a counter-productive waste of time anyway.

So, yes, they mostly just have no clue what most working peoples' jobs involve (or how long they can expect to eat if they don't work), and so say tone-deaf things like "work from home". When their garbageman starts doing that, and the local sewage plant workers, i hope they enjoy the smell outside their stately homes.

But in the UK, Boris' plan is that everyone under 40 is supposed to get infected as soon as possible (since few will require much medical care, and only .4% will die (based on Wuhan data)), so that the NHS wont be overwhelmed when vulnerable olds get it.

This is a plan that is based in (some) science, unlike Trump's salesmanship/bullshit-based floundering, but of course Boris picked the option that involved the government doing the least amount to help people of the available options.Hundreds of UK epidemiologists and other infectious disease folks have written asking him to reconsider.

A giant natural experiment in epidemiology theory is underway in the UK, good luck to you all!

 


Shiva
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14/03/2020 8:20 pm  

This is not a sarcastic post.

To UPDATE previous info: The virus' vector is small globules of (essentially) water. Nobody should be in an enclosed room or auto with and infected person, and you should stay six feet (~ 2 metres) away from other people, because that is the radius of their infected circle.

Infected people must not sneeze or spit or cough on you, or kiss you. Their spittle may easily contaminate faucet handles, toilet handles, door knobs, etc, if they get to move around. This is why disinfectant spray and wipes are out of stock everywhere.

Six feet - the magic number for Covid. V = 6. Det it?

The best defense is to stay home.

This advice and precise data figures paraphrased by me from Center for Disease Control. Qabalistic research passed on to Duck for anal-ysis.

 


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14/03/2020 9:04 pm  
Posted by: @shiva

Qabalistic research passed on to Duck for anal-ysis

I may not be the best choice for in-house numorologist, my methods seem to be so esoteric that even esoteric-number-enthusiasts shy away from my QBL posts. 😊

But I got a result for "COVID-19", though it might be a bit ominous:

"COVID" (base 26 number) = 1174423 (base 10 number)

1+1+7+4+4+2+3 = 22

22 * 19 = 😝 


ignant666
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14/03/2020 10:14 pm  
Posted by: @duck

I may not be the best choice for in-house numorologist

I am sorry, but you have been drafted into this position and have no choice; there is no appeal from Senior Lashtal Medical Supremo And Coronavirus Czar Shiva's designation.

In these troubled times, we must all shoulder additional burdens in the interest of the public good.

To all (yes, even you): Pay attention to S.'. L.'. M.'. S.'. A.'. C.'. C.'. Shiva's post above, open those doorknobs with your left hand, and be safe and well.


dom
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14/03/2020 10:26 pm  

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So, yes, they mostly just have no clue what most working peoples' jobs involve (or how long they can expect to eat if they don't work), and so say tone-deaf things like "work from home". When their garbageman starts doing that, and the local sewage plant workers, i hope they enjoy the smell outside their stately homes.

 

Exactly. 

A giant natural experiment in epidemiology theory is underway in the UK, good luck to you all!

 

I went out earlier and it looks like most are self-isolating already.  It was a freaky sort of Saturday night, more like Night of the living dead.  

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


Shiva
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15/03/2020 4:37 pm  
Posted by: @dom

It was a freaky sort of Saturday night, more like Night of the living dead.

Saturnday Night Fever.


dom
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15/03/2020 6:41 pm  

Yes.

 

People are stockpiling guns in Los Angeles apparently, Austria has made it illegal for five or more people to gather and Spain have told everyone to only go out for food and medicine and the police are using drones to warn off the public.  

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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15/03/2020 6:52 pm  

And craft supplies and weed, according to the LA Times:

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-15/coronavirus-outbreak-los-angeles-in-shutdown-mode

The weed and the craft supplies will probably be more useful than the guns (despite the hopes of some would-be Mad Maxes). Here back east, the weed dispensary was average busy this morning, with staff wearing nitrile gloves that they did not change between "patients" aka customers.

Bars were apparently crowded last night in NYC and here as well. Most likely they soon won't be allowed to open anymore. Fauci of CDC says closing of as many public places as possible ASAP is needed; people dependent on having alcohol-selling licenses are very inclined to do what they're told when the state calls.


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15/03/2020 7:04 pm  

Craft supplies?  Does the modern child know how to do anything other than destroy things on his playstation?

 

Stockpiling on guns... wow.       

Anyway yeah New York bars/nightlife, well imagine what Austrian nightlife is like at the moment?   Five maximum in any gathering!

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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15/03/2020 7:08 pm  
Posted by: @dom

People are stockpiling guns in Los Angeles apparently

I'm sure those ten round fixed magazines are really gonna rock people's worlds, yeah. Seriously though, I can't wait for the CA legislature to disarm the police.

Posted by: @ignant666

shopping for beer

What brand? You strike me as the type to enjoy a Jamaican hand grenade.

Anyway, I like to stay home.

 


dom
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15/03/2020 7:14 pm  

@djedi

Seriously though, I can't wait for the CA legislature to disarm the police.

 

Disarm the police?  Why would they?

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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15/03/2020 7:34 pm  

@djedi - Leffe Blonde "Abbey" ale, from the good folks at InBev/Anheuser-Busch

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Supplemented by my home-brewed fake Belgian abbey ales.

If i were a rich man, or splurging, it would be the quite similar, but less-corporate, and better Duvel Golden ale

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or Champagne, that of the widow Clicquot being my preferred "wine that foams" (but is not sweet, but rather brut) for when i am feeling inclined to obey Divine Commandments

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PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY NOTE: None of the above will protect against, treat, or cure COV-19. However, they may ameliorate the pains of self-quarantine, but may also cause arguments, divorce, knife-fights, nervous breakdowns, novel-writing, and other behaviors that some may find disturbing.


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15/03/2020 7:59 pm  

Hot off the presses, this headline from the occasionally still useful NY Times: "There Is Plenty of Food In The Country" (meaning the US of A, soon to be re-branded as "Trumpland"):

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/15/business/coronavirus-food-shortages.html

The National Chicken Council said it was not seeing any disruptions in production and noted that there were “ample surplus supplies of chicken in cold storage” — totaling more than 950 million pounds [!!!- 2.87 lbs for every single 'Murrican, and really more because of vegetarians], according to government data. [...]

Some food supply is being diverted to grocery stores from the restaurants, school cafeterias and college campuses that have closed. [...] David McInerney, the chief executive of FreshDirect [said] “Cruise ships are not using up all of the avocados. We have a giant surge of avocados.” [...]

But of course, it is only March 15, and i am confident that by March 28, two weeks from yesterday, @runelogix will be proven right in his prediction of food riots and chaos in the streets within two weeks, whatever the silly old Washington Post and NY Times say.


dom
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15/03/2020 11:40 pm  

There so much vague unclarified bullshit from our governments e.g. the order to 'wash your hands'.

 

Well, who doesn't wash their hands a few times a day at least anyway?   Is it aimed at the infected only after they sneeze out?  So on.

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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15/03/2020 11:50 pm  
Posted by: @dom

Well, who doesn't wash their hands a few times a day at least anyway?   Is it aimed at the infected only after they sneeze out?  So on.

No, it's aimed at all of us, whether overtly infected or not. For instance, I wash my hands when I come back into the house from outside. Always good practice, but the more so now.


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16/03/2020 12:04 am  

I like chicken.

 

 

What's funny is the supremely christian company Chick-Fil-A (?)  

 

They are really tasty but people obsess about it at work. Just like Starbucks. 

I don't understand why. 

I eat fast food maybe once a month. 

@ignant666 nice choice of beer. If it's fake or not. I don't care. It's tasty 

 

Here in coronavirus land we have also Delirium Tremens which is a belgian style ale but cheaper. 

 

speaking of weapons. ex USA just a small revolver. 357 mag. Whatever. 

 

its just for home defence. 

 

I think in Britain they are more calm.

So they just eat bangers and keep on keeping on. 

 

I agree with that. 

 

 

 


Michael Staley
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16/03/2020 12:45 am  
Posted by: @christibrany

I eat fast food maybe once a month.

You should run faster, then.


Shiva
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16/03/2020 2:51 am  
Posted by: @christibrany

just a small revolver. 357 mag.

357 M? Small?

I have the same in a 6.5" barrel.
That is not small.

Posted by: @christibrany

its just for home defence.

One should have at least a .44 M when defending against recalcitrant homes.

 


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16/03/2020 3:01 am  

@djedi LEO are exempt from the the 10 round limit. Many mere citizens simply have theirs in well hidden places, all the correct capacity mags they want can be acquired in the next state. 3D printing of magazine cases is just now moving beyond prototypes and this will thankfully make firearm restrictions impossible.

Since we are on the topic of news developments: NYC just announced the first stage in martial law by ordering restaurants and bars closed. School districts are closing. Martial law is being enacted in cities and counties. Several Governors are asking for Federal activation of the National Guard. If we have an exponential infection and death rate similar to Italy those calls will be answered in the affirmative in maybe a couple weeks. A rumor exists of nationwide lock down happening in 2-3 days (I am not saying I believe it, just that I have heard it). New Orleans/LA cases are 100+ 2 weeks after Mardi Gras with more to follow. German government estimating 70% infection rate. Let's say there is a modest 2% death rate, it will create unbelievable chaos. QE has started again with zero percent interest loans to banks which will make inflation of essential items inevitable. Combine that with complete economic stop world wide and you have the most lovely front row seat to a global collapse scenario. 

Oh and the Democratic debate tonight, neither candidate could correctly name the virus, one calling it Ebola and the other Sars which while the correct classification is still not the correct name of this outbreak.

And many of you heard of this threat for the first time here. Thankfully there is someone out there who cares about your well being. Be sure to spend quality time with your elderly family members while you still can.

 

Force and Fire is not metaphorical. In Prophetes Veritas Venit.


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16/03/2020 3:09 am  

NYC closes bars, clubs, cafes; restaurants to go take-out/delivery only. Ohio and California have done more or less the same.

Why the Mayor really had no other choice but to do it now: The St Patrick's Day parade Tuesday was already cancelled. That might have somewhat cut down on the massive numbers of drunk suburban young people in green hats packing every bar in the city from opening to closing Tuesday, and vomiting green vomit everywhere. But schools and colleges are all closed = many more bored young folks than usual.

So if bars were still open Tuesday, NYC would be a giant petri dish concentrating infections from all over the tri-state area, and then sending all the drunken little Typhoid Marys and Typhoid Larrys back home to infect their families and communities.

While few of the individuals involved would be any great loss to the world, it is quite possible they might infect people who would be. A sound public health decision that should have come sooner, but better late than never.

Posted by: @runelogix

Martial law is being enacted in cities and counties.

Utterly false.

Posted by: @runelogix

Several Governors are asking for Federal activation of the National Guard.

Governors can activate state National Guards on their own; NY already has, in New Rochelle, to bring in food and supplies. Governors are Commander in Chief of state National Guards not under "Federal activation".

Are you ever right?

 


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16/03/2020 4:17 am  
Posted by: @runelogix

3D printing

Firing test of a DIAS made from a coat hanger

My point is that they ain't exactly Gucci glocks.

Posted by: @ignant666

Governors can activate state National Guards on their own

And only good things have ever happened under such circumstances. I had a few old friends join the national guard after they graduated high school who I wouldn't even trust to do my laundry, much less run the FEMA death camps.


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16/03/2020 5:08 am  

So on the one hand they are sinister Praetorians, and on the other they are Gomer Pyle? Perhaps, as an ex physics guy, you are familiar with "error bars" on graphs? Sometimes when they are too wide, Referee #3 has been known to sneer (yes, i too would like to get my hands on that guy).

So far they are delivering food, water, and hand sanitizer, and answering phones at the city call-center; soon they will start disinfecting schools, libraries, and other public places.

My pal lives half a block on the goyische side of the eruv that divides the Orthodox community that is the NY epicenter from the rest of New Rochelle. He said last night he hadn't seen them yet. And hadn't heard the screams of the detained, or gunshots.

I won't get updates- he has now decamped to Vermont, being a rich guy with a spare house up there, and no need to be half a block from the local epicenter of a pandemic.


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16/03/2020 5:37 am  
Posted by: @runelogix

Martial law is being enacted in cities and counties.

Ignant protests ... Utterly false.

Um, I spent some time, long ago, inside a "martial law zone" (L.A. The Watts Riots). What happens is, the military comes in and establishes order."

Now if some city-state starts to come unglued, it can ring for the National Guard, and if said guard moves in and establishes checkpoints, the "martial law" is in effect. It has to do with Mars and the Military.

Didn't I recently (today) issue forth on the gateway to the lower astral subplanes  letting in, you know, Friday Night Horror Movies? Well, that doorway is cracked open a tad in places on this thread. This is not Friday Night. Fake News and Sinister Spin are blowin' in the AEthyrs..


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16/03/2020 5:45 am  

And to make @djedi 's mind at ease, and make @runelogix ecstatic, the Orthodox tend to be pretty heavily armed, after those unfortunate events of the '30s-'40s, so they will definitely shoot back when the National Guard starts rounding them up to put them on the freight cars to those FEMA Death Camps.

Remind me again why FEMA needs death camps in a pandemic that kills people just fine at home without all that expensive barbed wire (and the personnel costs- oy gevalt!)?


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16/03/2020 9:56 am  

European Freemasonry seems to have come to a standstill. Also many Grand Lodges in the USA have advised against meetings.

That is sensible knowing the high average age of Freemasons. Thelemic Lodges may have a much lower average age, in which case they could continue to meet.


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16/03/2020 10:45 am  

Re https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-more-than-10-000-armed-forces-staff-put-on-standby-11958144   ;

 

In the UK the army is apparently getting ready to possibly 'back up the police force, protect major buildings and locations, staff morgues and help older people with shopping and transport."

There is talk of £1,000 fine or jail for refusal to self-isolate.  Haha stubborn British bastards won't want be told they can't go down their local boozer so there will probably be a lot of conflict situations going on.   

One area the military will be able to help is by providing hundreds of HGV vehicles and drivers to help move food, stocks, medicine and supplies around. There are also plans for soldiers to protect quarantine zones with the police, if that ever came into force.
The military is working on the assumption at least 20% of its personnel will contract coronavirus.

Some of today's newspaper headlines read like a World War 2 situation;   

'Virus will put 8 million Britons in hospital'

 

..speaking of which the government are directly involving themselves in respirator production as the NHS and their staff are not expected to be able to cope with the ridiculously high influx of the infected.    

 

I went to a city centre last week and the next day my forehead felt like it was on fire, I lost my appetite and had chills and felt like shit.  At one point I considered phoning the coronovirus hotline but the poor girls on the phones are receiving an increase of 25000 calls in one week.    I don't advice going to city centres, stick to your hick country villages if you live there. 

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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16/03/2020 3:57 pm  
Posted by: @ignant666

Remind me again why FEMA needs death camps in a pandemic that kills people just fine at home without all that expensive barbed wire (and the personnel costs- oy gevalt!)?

'FEMA death camps' is in reference to a very funny conspiracy theory, and one of my personal favorites.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FEMA_camps_conspiracy_theory

The FEMA camps conspiracy theory holds that the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is planning to imprison US citizens in concentration camps. This is typically described as following the imposition of martial law in the United States after a major disaster or crisis. In some versions of the theory, only suspected dissidents will be imprisoned. In more extreme versions, large numbers of US citizens will be imprisoned for the purposes of extermination as a New World Order is established.

We illuminates here on LAShTAL should be jazzed up about the new world order. Mosey on down to the evidence section and see,

Proponents have cited a contingency plan (Rex 84) drafted in part by U.S. Marine Colonel Oliver North calling for the suspension of the Constitution and the detainment of citizens in the event of a national crisis. This was aimed at left-wing activists, not the libertarians and right-wingers generally associated with FEMA theories. This has been linked to a 1970 document by Louis Giuffrida (years later, the director of FEMA) calling for the establishment of martial law in the event of an uprising by African American militants and the internment of millions of African Americans.

"De systematic genocidekal remove'lance of all unwanted highly-rhythmic individj'lls an' sissy-boys!" This is something I would trust my old high school friends to do correctly.

Giuffrida's Wikipedia page seems to be of two minds on the matter, however.

As originally reported by Alfonso Chardy in a newspaper article in the Miami Herald, July 5, 1987, at the US Army War College, Giuffrida wrote a thesis outlining a military plan for the forcible relocation of millions of black Americans to concentration camps in the event of a national emergency involving racial strife. This is debatable as the thesis referenced below states it would take 14 years to relocate them forcibly. The thesis appears to refer to 500K self-described militants (see page 38) being relocated. On page 41, he appears to question whether this is even realistic.


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16/03/2020 4:49 pm  

@djedi - Your deadpan post-modernist humor is so confusing to us old sincere boomers. Yes i was aware you were winding up A Certain Person. As one does.

One interesting artifact of Trump's desire to play down the pandemic to avoid tanking the stock market (and thus tanking the stock market) has been that it has become part of the official Fox/Rush/Republican Party party line that this is "no worse than the flu".

Polling shows that Republicans are much less likely than Democrats to be taking COV-19 seriously, and are much less likely to be doing social distancing, and think handwashing is for beta cucks and libtards.

Republican voters, and Fox viewers (a Venn diagram that has to be blown up big to see that it is not just one circle), are very disproportionately over 65, and thus highly at risk of death from COV-19 when they get it due to ignoring public health advice, or living in the "Red states" treating this like a "Democrat party" plot/hoax.

2-4 million Trump voters were due to die before November anyway, just because of skewing old. Trump's fecklessness, stupidity, and ineptitude may kill off a great many more of his voters. This is sometimes known as "karma".


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16/03/2020 8:43 pm  
Posted by: @dom

One area the military will be able to help is by providing hundreds of HGV vehicles and drivers to help move food

Good show. This is the nice side of Mars. It is not "martial law," as announced (not by you) previously on this channel. When they point their bean=shooters at you (anyone), that is "martial law."

Posted by: @dom

stick to your hick country villages if you live there. 

The best protection is to just stay at home.

 


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16/03/2020 9:08 pm  
Posted by: @shiva

The best protection is to just stay at home.

With a .44 magnum, or better, in case your home turns on you, and attacks.

Possibly your best recent joke, Shiva.


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17/03/2020 12:36 am  
Posted by: @ignant666

With a .44 magnum, or better, in case your home turns on you, and attacks.

Possibly your best recent joke, Shiva.

Right. But here's the really serious part: Consider the term Self-defense.

Next, substitute Self in place of home in the above quote.


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17/03/2020 12:41 am  

New Orleans downtown tonight loudspeakers on police cars driving up and down the nightclub area telling people that they are compromising everyone's health by being outside.  This may become common.  I foresee thousands of house-parties taking place a la Weird Science movie. 

 

In the UK? Here's how many official cases are in your area;

 

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/coronavirus/coronavirus-spreading-in-london-fastest-in-uk/ar-BB11gYdf?ocid=spartanntp

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17/03/2020 2:31 pm  

The UK has now dropped the natural experiment approach, after massive criticism from public-health folks, and is getting on the social distancing band-wagon, but kinda slowly. The UK seems like it is about where the US was about two seeks ago in taking this seriously. Presumably the schools, restaurants, and pubs, etc. will be closed soon.

Trump has now asked for $850 billion in economic stimulus. Republican senators have objected to the package because it would encourage people not to go to work. I am not making this up.

Also, the first COV-19-related joke i have heard: It is only Quarantine if you spend it in the Quarante region of France; otherwise, it is mere Sparkling Isolation.


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17/03/2020 4:35 pm  

Word Quaratine came from '40 days of isolation'. In Italian, quaranta=forty.


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17/03/2020 4:54 pm  

Yes, and there is no French region of Quarante, but it is still a good joke, and has the advantage of being first as far as COV-19 humor.

Since jokes often are baffling for second-language folks, it is a play on the cliche "It is only Champagne if it is from the Champagne region of France; otherwise it is mere Sparkling Wine."


Shiva
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17/03/2020 7:15 pm  

For those who are interested in the tiny details of how SARS-Cov-2 (the name of the virus) spreads out into CoVid-19 (the name of the pandemic), and How Long it can Live on various Surfaces, here's the allegedly) latest news ...

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200317-covid-19-how-long-does-the-coronavirus-last-on-surfaces

Also, if you want to know how your immune system fights the "low men" (see AL Ch III Battlefield-related scenarios), here's the current (published) research results ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-51921403

QBL (K used for C due to its pronounced sound)

K   20
O  70
V    6
I   10
D   4
1   1
9   9
__________
  120

Pardon me, folks, but that's a rather signifying monkey number around these parts. I don't even need to trot out my Sepher Sephiroth.

I'll leave it to the bean-counters to verify my work, and report me for "fake news" if I'm wrong or can't add properly ... to the Qabalists for further study, including the name of the Virus itself (SARS-Cov-2)[sic?] verify name before adding it up) ... to Duck, who will feed this data into his 5th ray, multi-dimensional, anal-izer, and let us know if this is The End of the World, or how to at least see the microscopic enemy entity in a different way.

Insert
SARS-Cov-2
This is correct, I just looked it up

It is interesting that this entity does indeed exist in another dimension. Oh, it's still in the 3D world we all know and love so well, but for us human mentats viruses are invisible. They exist in a realm that is not measurable or sensible to our factory-equipped sensory system (see-hear-touch-smell-taste: The five elements, the five senses).

To "build" a hot-rod, one adds extra parts (carbs, cams, headers, blowers). To "examine" Virus 120, one uses extra parts (spectrometers, microscopes, x-rays). So the 5th ray types, the scientists, can "look" and "measure" the nature and actions of this invader from another dimension, which is a combination of "unknown" and "aggressive."

Personally, this is the first time I have closely watched the progression of what Oriental Medicine calls "the pestilential factor." Virus 120 displays AIR (airborne, lung), FIRE (fever), WATER (moisture droplet transmission, fluid buildup in lungs), EARTH (fatigue, Chi deficiency) ... the 4 basic elements are ALL involved.

In the West, we designate the 5th element to "Spirit" or "AEthyr," which is the space in which the 4 basic elements manifest and interact. In oriental Medine, this 5th element is WOOD. Think of a tree spreading out, its root system doing the same. This "pestilential factor" is the WOOD/AETHYR element, spreading throughout the 4 realms of The Kingdom (Malkuth).

 


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17/03/2020 7:57 pm  

The UK seems like it is about where the US was about two seeks ago in taking this seriously. Presumably the schools, restaurants, and pubs, etc. will be closed soon.

This weekend is the tester.   Pubs and city centre bars are obliged to shut down.  Will people risk showing up?    Generally Brits are not allowed to drink in the streets now either.    You used to see a lot of folks walking around in public downing cans of this or that. 

Trump has now asked for $850 billion in economic stimulus. Republican senators have objected to the package because it would encourage people not to go to work. I am not making this up.

 

ROFL!  

 

Where is the virus?  Who has it?  Apparently the Chinese made everyone download a location app and tracked all of the phones then went and fumigated where the infected had been. 

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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18/03/2020 11:21 am  

SOCIALISM TO THE RESCUE AMIDST THIS CRISIS!! 

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/03/trump-socialism-and-coronavirus-epidemic/607681/

 

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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18/03/2020 12:44 pm  

As either Milton Friedman or Dick Nixon famously said "We are all Keynesians now."

So in crisis, "We are all Marxists now". All sorts of stuff that was "impossible" when the rich were rolling in it suddenly becomes necessary when their (and my) investments tank, and their customers are all broke, and their employees are all out sick.

Of course, the likely outcome is the usual "socialism for the rich, the glories of the free market for poor and working folks".

Let the free money flow, drop money from helicopters, and tax it back from those who didn't need it.


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18/03/2020 4:30 pm  

Of course, the likely outcome is the usual "socialism for the rich, the glories of the free market for poor and working folks

 

I see you mean the entire state-taxation structure is rigged to keep capitalism afloat?  How would that (your statement above) work?  

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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18/03/2020 4:52 pm  

Business as usual, david, that's what we have had for years and years, in the US and the UK, and most other rich countries. "Socialism for the rich" is old news. COV-19 bailouts will just mean more of it.

But let the money rain down like manna from heaven. Lots of people need it to buy food and pay rent.


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18/03/2020 5:07 pm  

What I meant was you say the glories of the free market for poor and working folks whereas the rich get bailed out (like the banks when the latter nearly put everyone in a Black Hole...again...and again...).  

 

In the UK the government  are putting a three month freeze on mortgage payments for struggling workers and they are ensuring that schools will still supply free meals.

 

https://metro.co.uk/2020/03/17/plans-place-free-school-meals-event-coronavirus-closures-12414536/

 

Branson?  He is asking his employees to work without pay for  three months or something.  He also sued, yes sued, the NHS.   

https://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Aleister_Crowley_Timeline


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18/03/2020 5:17 pm  

We are all ziametists now.

Posted by: @ignant666

But let the money rain down like manna from heaven. Lots of people need it to buy food and pay rent.

I'm finna get a new Gucci belt and two pairs of jordans.

Posted by: @dom

The bail outs are keeping them in jobs.  

There's a joke about payday loans here but I just can't find it.

Posted by: @dom

slave-masters are putting a three month freeze on mortgage payments

A couple of my friends have told me that their court dates have also been pushed back because of the yellow plague.


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18/03/2020 5:38 pm  
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I'm finna get a new Gucci belt and two pairs of jordans.

As long as you spend it quick.

This is where you want the opposite of all the usual means testing and eligibility requirements- the more scam artists and wastrels you can give $ to, the better. You can be sure they will blow through it fast.

Hookers, drug dealers, and vendors of Gucci belts and played-out kicks need to pay rent too.


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19/03/2020 5:29 am  

Coronavirus: Trump puts US on war footing to combat outbreak

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51955450


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19/03/2020 1:47 pm  

UK conservatives just as stupid as American ones, come up with same argument: Giving broke people money when they are being told to stay home from work for the public good is a bad idea, because it provides a "disincentive to work":

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/coronavirus-uk-update-universal-basic-income-iain-duncan-smith-a9411251.html


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19/03/2020 3:31 pm  

The money has to be used not to help the people but to prop up the financialized racket and keep it going, and the legislator has to convince the sheep that it’s in the peoples best interest to empower those that privatize the gain and socialize the loss .


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