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Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:28 am

Why do the most ignorant have the most to say about it?

...and that Rand Paul, what a twat hairy bumhole.
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:32 am

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Post by Sean Hayden » Mon Jan 17, 2022 6:19 pm

Maybe he's still hoping to become president one day.
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by Svartalf » Mon Jan 17, 2022 6:37 pm

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rainbow wrote:
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:28 am
Why do the most ignorant have the most to say about it?

...and that Rand Paul, what a twat hairy bumhole.
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by Joe » Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:22 pm

Rand Paul? Isn't that loss of function? :hehe:
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Post by Brian Peacock » Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:50 pm

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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by laklak » Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am

Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Post by Hermit » Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:36 am

laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am
Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
It already has. Gain of function research is a failed plot to distract freedom loving Americans. They were supposed to get so worked up about it that they'd never notice how the socialists were smuggling critical race theory into the social fabric, bringing about universal self-loathing, divisiveness, transgendering and the destruction of family values.

It went wrong because right thinking Americans are not that easily fooled. Well, not for long anyway. They have already realised that voting for Biden was a big mistake. It'll be Trump again in 2024.
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:20 pm

Hermit wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:36 am
laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am
Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
It already has. Gain of function research is a failed plot to distract freedom loving Americans. They were supposed to get so worked up about it that they'd never notice how the socialists were smuggling critical race theory into the social fabric, bringing about universal self-loathing, divisiveness, transgendering and the destruction of family values.

It went wrong because right thinking Americans are not that easily fooled. Well, not for long anyway. They have already realised that voting for Biden was a big mistake. It'll be Trump again in 2024.
:ask: Those dastardly Demunists :ask:

Imagine them being able to control the Gummint while Trump was Precedent.

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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:21 pm

laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am
Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
With what?
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by laklak » Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:38 pm

rainbow wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:21 pm
laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am
Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
With what?
The whole bit with teaching a virus to infect other species, that sort of thing. Though our government says they would never do something like that, and I certainly believe them. They wouldn't lie to us, after all. Things like weapons of mass destruction, Gulf of Tonkin, Tuskegee experiment, MK Ultra, those were aberrations, by Bad Elements who are not representative of Our Great Republic. Ooohrah!

Oh, and there are no chemical or biological weapons, either. We got rid of all of those.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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Post by Woodbutcher » Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:22 pm

They should work on the gain of function of politician brain activity.
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by Svartalf » Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:44 pm

Can you really do gain of function on a coprolith?
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:35 pm

laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:38 pm
rainbow wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:21 pm
laklak wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:39 am
Yeah, what could possibly go wrong?
With what?
The whole bit with teaching a virus to infect other species, that sort of thing. Though our government says they would never do something like that, and I certainly believe them. They wouldn't lie to us, after all. Things like weapons of mass destruction, Gulf of Tonkin, Tuskegee experiment, MK Ultra, those were aberrations, by Bad Elements who are not representative of Our Great Republic. Ooohrah!

Oh, and there are no chemical or biological weapons, either. We got rid of all of those.
How do you understand the mechanism by which viruses jump species in nature?
You do research.
That is the basic meaning of Gain of Function. Not what the fear-mongering politicians would have you believe.

It would be like stopping research in Chemistry because someone might abuse the technology to make Chemical Weapons. It makes more sense for the US to be involved in what is happening worldwide, so they know what's going on. Wuhan is a perfect example. The few pennies given over by the US to that lab made no difference, and certainly if the Chinese were trying to make a weaponised virus - it would be an order of magnitude worse than the COVID-19.

So if either the US, Russia, China and a few others were to make biological weapons and deploy them:

We'd be dead
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Re: Gain of Function Research

Post by rainbow » Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:02 am

I'm pleased we're all agreed on this.
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