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originally posted by: Graysen
I understand the emotional appeal of conspiracies; collect them, trade them with your friends!
It is still undetermined whether or not this virus has been altered/enhanced by humans; at this point we may never know. The salient fact is that nCoV taken has taken on a "life of its own" in that it's progressing via natural selection.
Conspiracies to one side, every couple of centuries humans have had a pandemic, potentially civilization-ending event. There are naturalistic explanations for all of those previous pandemics; from the black death to the Spanish flu of 1918-1919.
we have spent the last 30 years (the dawn of the computer age) removing features of our culture and economy which we thought we were redundancies. But what we thought was waste was actually a reserve. Redundancy is not only a bug--it's also a feature. We did away with warehouse is in favor of just in time inventory. We did away with marketplace and replaced it with logistics software. We did away with home business in food production, replacing them with monetized industrial production.
So this virus arrives at the point in human history when we have removed all the redundancies for our economic system. All of the do it yourself, homegrown, low tech answers were dropped in the name of efficiency.
This pandemic is actually a threat to the existing order, not a plot by them. I believe it is truly possible the China may collapse in the next couple of years. And this virus will have had a hand in it.
originally posted by: jca2012
a reply to: carsforkids
What does being an atheist or believer in religion have to do with this? Even if I am a believer it still doesnt provide answers.
originally posted by: UKTruth
It's not a threat to globalist authoritarians. It's an opportunity - highly likely one they engineered themselves.
They'll be absolutely delighted when they achieve a world where 99.9% of people are no more than serfs living in tiny little box apartments, not going out unless to work - and serving obediently.
originally posted by: carsforkids