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Old 02-23-2021, 01:27 AM   #8821
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I, personally, don't see the similarity here. The smoker is asking for it...because he readily admits that his smoking habit will eventually kill him. He can hardly call himself a "victim" of the disease which will prematurely end his life. In fact...his death could be called a "slow suicide". The same cannot be said about the coronavirus sufferer. One death is a tragedy, while the other is not...IMO.

Who can help the person who doesn't want to help himself?
I think many Covid-19 deaths are from a time when everyone smoked, and 2020 many who were going to pass on anyway found this respiratory illness the grim reaper.
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Old 02-23-2021, 09:00 AM   #8822
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In Vegas you can't get into a casino without a mask, but once you're in you can remove the mask to smoke.


Just let that sink in.........
Many casinos have good venilation systems because they built these to handle tobacco smoke.

https://www.casinoair.com/clearing-the-air/

So you have a better chance of dying from covid at your home family gathering than you do at a casinos.

We have smokers to thank for this.
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Old 02-23-2021, 09:02 AM   #8823
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Many casinos have good venilation systems because they built these to handle tobacco smoke.

https://www.casinoair.com/clearing-the-air/

So you have a better chance of dying from covid at your home family gathering than you do at a casinos.

We have smokers to thank for this.
the ceilings are much higher in casino's as well
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Old 02-23-2021, 10:37 AM   #8824
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I, personally, don't see the similarity here. The smoker is asking for it...because he readily admits that his smoking habit will eventually kill him. He can hardly call himself a "victim" of the disease which will prematurely end his life. In fact...his death could be called a "slow suicide". The same cannot be said about the coronavirus sufferer. One death is a tragedy, while the other is not...IMO.

Who can help the person who doesn't want to help himself?

Are metabolically unfit people victims or someone who doesn't want to help themselves? When will unhealthy lifestyles achieve smoking status?
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Old 02-23-2021, 11:28 AM   #8825
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Are metabolically unfit people victims or someone who doesn't want to help themselves? When will unhealthy lifestyles achieve smoking status?
Not enough has been written or said about comorbidities being a huge factor in the deaths. That's especially significant when it comes to younger people dying. A LOT of that has to do with obesity leading to diabetes, heart problems, conditioning problems, and other health issues.

We have everything backwards in this country. We try to find ways to treat the diseases that often come from our own behavior. We should be trying to change our behavior so we reduce disease until much later in life.
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Not enough has been written or said about comorbidities being a huge factor in the deaths. That's especially significant when it comes to younger people dying. A LOT of that has to do with obesity leading to diabetes, heart problems, conditioning problems, and other health issues.

We have everything backwards in this country. We try to find ways to treat the diseases that often come from our own behavior. We should be trying to change our behavior so we reduce disease until much later in life.
That is due to medical training and the pharmaceutical industry.
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Old 02-23-2021, 12:02 PM   #8827
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Amazingly proficient vaccination set up last night when we all got the first Pfizer shot.
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Are metabolically unfit people victims or someone who doesn't want to help themselves? When will unhealthy lifestyles achieve smoking status?
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for Sunday, February 21, 2021

57,000 cases

1200 deaths
for Monday, February 22, 2021

59,000 cases

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Amazingly proficient vaccination set up last night when we all got the first Pfizer shot.
thank goodness Biden made vaccines, set up distribution and delivery systems in the last 4 weeks since taking over.
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thank goodness Biden made vaccines, set up distribution and delivery systems in the last 4 weeks since taking over.
He deserves a Nobel Peace prize for his accomplishments.
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Old 02-23-2021, 02:53 PM   #8832
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Covid Death Outlook Improves as Drop in U.S. Exceeds Forecasts

Exceeds forecasts? Shocked I tells ya....lmao

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/co...-mobileappview

I mean, who could have possibly predicted that the COVID case count would start falling off a cliff around certification day (or as some like to say, INSURRECTION DAY).



Oh wait...I said this...months and months and months and months ago? Oh yeah...
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Are metabolically unfit people victims or someone who doesn't want to help themselves? When will unhealthy lifestyles achieve smoking status?
I have become a health fanatic...but I can't even convert the members of my immediate family. So...what chance have I got of influencing any "outsider"? Human beings are a sorry lot...IMO. We take care of our cars and our pets...but we neglect our bodies.
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I have become a health fanatic...but I can't even convert the members of my immediate family. So...what chance have I got of influencing any "outsider"? Human beings are a sorry lot...IMO. We take care of our cars and our pets...but we neglect our bodies.

As a fellow health fanatic I have found that very few people want to hear about what things they can do to try and enhance their health, but come illness they seem to all want to know about what magical supplement will make everything right.
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for Monday, February 22, 2021

59,000 cases

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for Tuesday February 23, 2021

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