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Old 7th February 2020, 07:04 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Well, if you're targeting an entire population, you would probably want to increase the contagiousness while delaying the onset of symptoms to reduce visibility and prevent the authorities from taking preventative action until as many people are infected as possible.

And that's the thing about "weaponization", you really need to ask who is doing the weaponization, and why they're doing it. A nation state with traditional military goals would want a weapon with very different properties as compared to an apocalyptic religious cult, or terrorist organization.

And you can see that in the development of nuclear weapons. Nation states have, for the most part, developed weapons and methods of use that maximize short term blast damage effects, while trying to minimize radiation and fallout effects, because they always figured that, after the bomb went off, they'd still have a job to do, and having huge swathes of ground completely irradiated made doing that job harder. It's the terrorists who are looking for "dirty bombs" that are intended to deny the use of an area for extended periods of time, because that creates maximum disruption for the least effort.
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Old 7th February 2020, 10:00 AM   #42
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Too many people playing Plague, Inc.
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Old 7th February 2020, 02:05 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by DuvalHMFIC View Post
Too many people playing Plague, Inc.
Or "Pandemic"....
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Old 7th February 2020, 03:52 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post


Dr. Francis Boyle claims it was engineered:

https://greatgameindia.com/dr-franci...arfare-weapon/
Francis Boyle was on Alex Jones. It's now "confirmed" that this virus was engineered as a bioweapon. Boyle said the same thing about SARS and Ebola.
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Old 7th February 2020, 04:41 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
Francis Boyle was on Alex Jones. It's now "confirmed" that this virus was engineered as a bioweapon. Boyle said the same thing about SARS and Ebola.
Shades of the Jude Law character in "Contagion" and how Captain Trips starts in Stephan King's "The Stand".
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Old 10th February 2020, 02:05 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Actually the coronavirus would be a lousy biological warfare weapon.
But then the people who scream biological weapon at every opportunity don't seem to understand what you want a biological weapon to do....
As others have said, it all depends on who is doing it for what reason. How is this idea?
The USA is afraid of China's growing economy. Wants it damaged. What better than a virus that targets smokers. As a result of this virus China is forced to close down its economy in order to stop its spread. Will not have a huge impact on many countries as the % of the population who smoke in the USA is a lot smaller than in China.

If this virus is a biological warfare then it is a brilliant weapon. Might need a few paid people to go around saying how horrible it is as a weapon.
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Old 10th February 2020, 03:06 PM   #47
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The Coronovirus was a biological weapon theory is spreading, well, like a virus, in India.
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Old 12th February 2020, 03:47 PM   #48
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Oh boy, Russia is getting in on the act:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...ature=emb_logo

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During Wednesday evening’s edition of “Vremya” on Channel One, host Kirill Kleimenov recounted the theory that the highly contagious virus didn’t originate in a cave of Chinese bats, but was actually manufactured in an American laboratory on Trump’s orders, reported The Moscow Times.

“From the origin of the word, the origin of the virus becomes clearer. What is it called? Coronavirus. Take the word ‘crown.’ It is the basis of the name and comes first,” Kleimenov said.

“What did Donald Trump, the president of America, China’s main rival in the world arena, do in his previous life? That’s right, he handed out crowns at his famous beauty contest. So the origin of the coronavirus, and most importantly, the goals and objectives of its use become absolutely clear,” he continued, admitting that it was just a conspiracy theory.
source: https://tsarizm.com/news/eastern-eur...g-it-on-china/

Russians are pushing this CT hard...because they're Russians and can't help it...
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Old 13th February 2020, 12:42 PM   #49
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Ya gotta give them props,

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“What did Donald Trump, the president of America, China’s main rival in the world arena, do in his previous life? That’s right, he handed out crowns at his famous beauty contest. So the origin of the coronavirus, and most importantly, the goals and objectives of its use become absolutely clear,”

That's some world-class dot joining they've got going, there.
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Old 14th February 2020, 12:42 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Ya gotta give them props,




That's some world-class dot joining they've got going, there.
I think Emre's was better:

Originally Posted by Emre_1974tr View Post
3:30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hd67htvYtI

"2020 is written separately in red and green. Red and green color blind people see yellow. And yellow color is the color of the disease in symbolism. For example, if there is an outbreak on a ship, a yellow flag is used."

He is saying these on 13.12.2019
Is there an app, you know, like wisdomofchopra, where you can access random images and factoids and construct your own conspiracy theory by linking them together?
If not, there ought to be.
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Old 15th February 2020, 08:14 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Just found out Qanon is peddling drinking what amounts to diluted Industrial Bleach as a cure for coronavirus...
Well, It will kill so before the virus can, so that's a win?
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Old 16th February 2020, 01:01 PM   #52
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And now Senator Tom Cotton (Ark) is getting in on the act:

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"This virus did not originate in the Wuhan animal market," Cotton said. "Epidemiologists who are widely respected from China who published a study … have demonstrated that several of the original cases did not have any contact with that food market. The virus went into that food market before it came out."

"We also know that just a few miles away from that food market is China’s only biosafety level 4 super laboratory that researches human infectious diseases. Now we don’t have evidence that this disease originated there, but because of China’s duplicity and dishonesty from the beginning we need to at least ask the question," Cotton continued.
Source (surprise, it's Fox News!): https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics...eak-tom-cotton

I'm officially rooting for a extinction-level meteor strike from here on out.
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Old 16th February 2020, 02:32 PM   #53
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The Express is making a similar claim.

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Coronavirus bombshell: ‘REAL cause’ of outbreak claim - Chinese scientists break cover

CORONAVIRUS spread from a science laboratory in Wuhan and not a ‘wet market', a group of Chinese scientists have sensationally claimed.

They said scientists researching bat diseases could be responsible for the global outbreak, in a bombshell report published this week. Their report details how sick bats urinated, attacked and bled on researchers, who did their best to quarantine themselves. But the disease still spread through Wuhan, across China and throughout the world.
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Old 16th February 2020, 03:57 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by Axxman300 View Post
And now Senator Tom Cotton (Ark) is getting in on the act:

Source (surprise, it's Fox News!): https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics...eak-tom-cotton

I'm officially rooting for a extinction-level meteor strike from here on out.

"we don’t have evidence (...) but ..." says it all!
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Old Yesterday, 12:43 PM   #55
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Daily Mail reports that Rush Limbaugh says the virus was created in Chinese labs for the purpose of harming businesses and Trump. But he says it's really the same as the common cold.
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Old Yesterday, 01:52 PM   #56
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I see the cancer has spread to Limbaugh's brain......
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That is just it:Corona Virus would make a lousy biological weapon.
It may not be a completed weapon. It may be a test. What happens when we do this? OK, we get a new virus with unknown effects. Let us give it to certain people who are locked up. But when they do something goes wrong and a person who has the virus, maybe a guard or the person escapes or is released gets into the general population and as the result the virus starts spreading. Patient 0 only give to someone who works at the markets, who then gives it to heaps of other people. None of these people are diagnosed, at the time, and start spreading it. Then hospital workers start noticing it and are silenced. By the time they cannot be ignored it is too late. You know the rest


I am not going to say the above is anything close to being correct. All I am saying is that something like this is realistic and no one can really say it is impossible.
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Daily Mail reports that Rush Limbaugh says the virus was created in Chinese labs for the purpose of harming businesses and Trump. But he says it's really the same as the common cold.

I set fire to my own house in hopes that the fire would spread to my neighbor's house and burn it down!
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