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Coronavirus Epidemic, Part 2

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by benenglish, May 3, 2020.

  1. toddnjoyce

    toddnjoyce TGT Addict

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    Yep. Lots of propaganda everywhere, every medium.

    How do I know it’s propaganda?

    Definition of propaganda
    1 capitalized : a congregation of the Roman curia having jurisdiction over missionary territories and related institutions
    2 : the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person
    3 : ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause
    also : a public action having such an effect
     


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  2. Shady

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    Well surrounding towns made them mandatory and I have to shop in some places there. So if I have to use a face covering I may as well make a statement.

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  3. CyberWolf

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    Was thinking about this a bit, and it occurred to me that I (we?) may possibly be looking at the whole mask-requirement bullshit the wrong way...and missing out on a strategic opportunity. Bear with me just a bit here...

    First off, if someone wants to wear a mask, I've got no issue with that.

    The problem is forced compliance (which, as previously stated, is just a means to an end)...

    I've generally eschewed wearing masks (for various reasons), but between the 'surveillance state' and the ubiquitous hordes of NPC's just itching to whip out their cell phone camera and get their virtue-signal on, it may not be worth it right now just to make a point...

    Also, businesses are most definately being threatened with compliance, and my guess would be in a not-so-subtle fashion...They can never know who's who or who may be watching, but only takes once to get them jammed up, possibly shut-down. Something to think about...

    So back to the main point - there are times where it makes sense to project an "Alpha" presence/demeanor (in one form or another), but there are many scenarios where invisibility is both a gift and incredible strategic capability.

    And the crux of this thought excercise: with all the bullshit going down (not to mention the very obvious societal trajectory), and given the ubiquity of cameras/recording and advanced analytics (e.g. facial recognition, etc.), it would appear to be a ready-made and golden opportunity to [strike]adopt an effective/unobtrusive camouflage and defense against pervasive and malicious surveillance threats[/strike] go with the flow and be a good [strike]comrade[/strike] world citizen...

    Just becomes an issue of proper mask design/selection! ;)
     
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  4. toddnjoyce

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    Here’s your sign(s). Available on Etsy, whatever that is.
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  5. TX OMFS

    TX OMFS TGT Addict Forum Sponsor

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    I agree with all this. Don't cause a scene at the business. Vote with your dollars. Make a scene with the politicians.
     
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  6. roadkill

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  7. sidebite252

    sidebite252 Well-Known

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    Lol I don’t put bumper stickers on my car so I can’t wear a mask with a statement but they are funny. I carry a brown bandana just in case I get in a situation that a mask is needed or required. Now they say the bandana is the least effective? So I’m guessing a bandana will be prohibitive soon?
     
  8. TheDan

    TheDan 4th Best Member TGT Supporter

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    I'm going to start doing this.
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  9. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

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    Reminds me of...

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  10. oldag

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    Can you visit the Democratic party HQ??
     


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