lol what? road traffic deaths are trivial and minimised but old people dying of respiratory diseases is the most important thing ever?https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/27/upsh … lists.html
it’s a huge cause of preventable deaths. people can get around by safer forms of transport - and the environment benefits too.
why do you get to have your selfish lifestyle with a car? why is that more important than the trade offs with covid? schools, offices, hospitals and dentists and doctors practices etc, being open aren’t somehow important to society? oh but dilbert likes to drive his toy subaru so driving deaths aren’t important.
Meanwhile South Korea is having a plane crash a week.
People lost their minds when two 737Maxs crashed, but "isn’t life just marvellous when you’re living in a society that is managing covid" at only a 737 full a week dying.
this form of argument is just all so very silly. preventing crowd crushes and plane accidents are relatively simple. reasonable steps can be taken to address both issues to very high margins of safety. shutting down all of society to stop the transmission of a disease isn’t the same proposition as posting some police with crowd-channeling measures or having some engineers run the sums a few extra times. (yes i know aviation isn’t actually simple as a subject before you go off on some boring aside about engineering being the most difficult thing ever).
This all says a great deal about uziq really, four weeks on from witnessing 150 people die "isn’t life just marvellous" amazing.
should i perform my grief better for you, daddy? sit shiva for a month? wear black for a year? why are you persistently trying to snipe at me for not satisfactorily paying my respects - when i have done just that? it’s very, very weird. it makes you look unhinged and pathetic.
otherwise, yes, my life is better than yours in just about every conceivable way. and you clearly hate it. i love living rent free in your head.
Last edited by uziq (2022-11-27 04:59:39)