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Picture of child holding a placard “Take your mask off because God’s got you covered”

[ 16/7/20 Picture of child holding a placard “Take your mask off because God’s got you covered”] It seems beyond reasonable doubt that all understandings of reality are necessarily simplifications of the complexity and fundamental uncertainty that seems to actually … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Foundation – Coronavirus

[ 5/7/20 – lifeboat foundation] There seem to be four major contributors to the risk from coronavirus: How much of it you get infected with (both how many variants, and how much of each one in the initial load). How … Continue reading

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Chris’s facebook post on Covid-19

Chris’s facebook post on Covid-19 [ 2/7/20 ] Covid is a real issue (as is climate change, and both are complex). Pandemics always have been and always will be a real threat. The only immediate effective response to pandemic is … Continue reading

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Tom posting that viruses don’t exist

[ 29/6/20 Tom posting that viruses don’t exist.] Tom, You are part of the problem. Yes there can be levels of complexity, and there can also be levels of relative simplicity. Viruses are real. They are a pre-cellular form of … Continue reading

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Facebook call for closed borders

[ 22/6/20 – Facebook call for closed borders.] I disagree. We don’t need to have closed borders, but we do need border systems that actually work. That is entirely doable. And those systems must be complex, with multiple levels of … Continue reading

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Solution to Covid-19 global pandemic

We need solutions that work, in practice – globally. New Zealand has proven that elimination is possible, with cooperative self isolation and minimal policing. But we can only maintain our virus free status with strict border controls, and two week … Continue reading

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Tom’s post suggesting covid is a political thing

[Tom posted an image of death rates in democrat vs republican states.] [ 23/5/20 ] How did the democrats organise all the deaths in Britain, France, Italy, ….. Get real Tom. Look at the whole picture! [followed by Tom replied … Continue reading

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Daniels facebook page – he asked – What are the most significant open questions regarding the Covid situation?

[ 1/5/20 Daniels facebook page – he asked – What are the most significant open questions regarding the Covid situation?] How effective are various simple filter technologies at reducing the viral load to the environment and thence reducing the r … Continue reading

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Covid-19 – answer to maintaining physical separation and allowing social proximity – think more dimensions

This is a simple idea in a sense. We need to reduce the risk of infection, and physical distancing (2m separation) does that. It is a respiratory virus – it comes out in our breath. So what we really need … Continue reading

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Star News article by Muriel Newman critiquing the covid 19 response

Comment on Brett’s facebook page linking to this Star News article by Muriel Newman critiquing the government handling of Covid-19. [ 27/4/20 ] [Brett since deleted the post – so it has gone from facebook. I did send this to … Continue reading

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