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Fri Jul 10, 2020, 11:26 PM

The one main thing COVID-19 teaches us: adapt to nature, not to politicians.

Evolutionary Law #1 for survival: adaptation trumps (ugh, I hate that word) domination.

Our surviving this presidency means that we do not adapt to domination politics, but that we adapt to nature.

Our surviving climate change from now on means the same thing.

Now, are we willing to learn, practice, the basics?

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Reply The one main thing COVID-19 teaches us: adapt to nature, not to politicians. (Original post)
ancianita Jul 2020 OP
iemitsu Jul 2020 #1
ancianita Jul 2020 #2
Baclava Jul 2020 #3
ancianita Jul 2020 #4
Baclava Jul 2020 #5
ancianita Jul 2020 #6

Response to ancianita (Original post)

Fri Jul 10, 2020, 11:34 PM

1. Now the covid is painting signs to taunt us.

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Response to iemitsu (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 09:36 AM

2. So are those humans whose lives never mattered to dominators.


Masks are for adapters who will survive domination politics.

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Response to ancianita (Original post)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 10:25 AM

3. The new lifeform laughs at the juicy host meatbag and their puny masks, viruses will rule the world!

Remember when "the heat will kill it!"?

Yeah, the heat just drove the infected hosts indoors in great seething masses of juicy goodness for the virus to feed on.

The virus will a!ways adapt faster than the plodding bipedal land animal.

Everything is dead



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Response to Baclava (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 10:56 AM

4. A great book that's an intro to microbiology is




Its about human historical discovery of the microbe world and the latest research that helps humans adapt to it. We've developed hygiene and medicines to help us cope with it.

So, as we humans are learning how to coexist well with microbes, I'd say that we will survive, and I wouldn't say everything is dead.

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Response to ancianita (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 11:16 AM

5. Viruses have been around for billions of years, modern humans only 300,00 or so, we are babies

In fact viruses may be our oldest ancestors, but they arent talking, adapt or die, that is the way of our world

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Response to Baclava (Reply #5)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 03:17 PM

6. They are. Say Earth is a year old...

microbes appeared in March. The very first humans arrived the week between Christmas and New Year's.

The fact that human discovered them before Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, doesn't take away from his achieving

up to 300 times magnification of previous lans users, by using a simple single lens microscope. He sandwiched a very small glass ball lens between the holes in two metal plates riveted together, and with an adjustable-by-screws needle attached to mount the specimen.[16] Then, Van Leeuwenhoek re-discovered red blood cells (after Jan Swammerdam) and spermatozoa, and helped popularise the use of microscopes to view biological ultrastructure. On 9 October 1676, van Leeuwenhoek reported the discovery of micro-organisms...[15]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microscope

Since then, we've been able to develop vaccines and medicines, and we can know that COVID's size (70 nanometers, average), which is way smaller than the smallest bacteria (200 nanometers). We also learn that microbes enable plants' roots to feed on soil, etc.

This book's a more fascinating page turner than anything out there.

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