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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #60 on: November 18, 2021, 12:32:08 pm »
A Dodge that was made in British North America Canada!
Canada made its (correct) choice when they decided to drive on the correct side of the road. That and adopt ice hockey and gridiron as their sports.


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #61 on: November 18, 2021, 12:45:50 pm »
Canada made its (correct) choice when they decided to drive on the correct side of the road. That and adopt ice hockey and gridiron as their sports.
Actually, Americans adopted ice-hockey from Canada.  It originated in Montreal, I believe. :smiley:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_hockey


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« Reply #62 on: November 18, 2021, 12:53:40 pm »
Actually, Americans adopted ice-hockey from Canada.  It originated in Montreal, I believe. :smiley:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_hockey

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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #63 on: November 18, 2021, 01:07:11 pm »
It can't be. It's in wiki.
Even Chester agrees that wiki is a definitive source.


Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #64 on: November 18, 2021, 01:30:48 pm »
Actually, Americans adopted ice-hockey from Canada.  It originated in Montreal, I believe. :smiley:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_hockey
I meant adopt it from within (or without) as their sport. Not adopt it from America. I suppose "adopt" wasn't the right word.

Regardless, they moved on.


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #65 on: November 18, 2021, 02:27:03 pm »
I kind of liked that Lacrosse was the national sport before. It's something very uniquely Canadian.
But, yeah, they moved on. Them colonials gotta differentiate from Mother Britain somehow, right?



So on the topic of fake news, here's something:
There was a covid cluster recently in an eorinijib in Gimhae. Unfortunately, it was one used mainly by foreigners. Because of this, the municipality ordered *all* foreign kids in Gimhae ( a city of over 550k) to --*in that same day* -- get covid tests. There was, of course, instant backlash over it (as it was pointlessly discriminatory) and they nixed the idea a few hours later.

So, a news article with the headline "Covid tests mandatory for foreign daycare students exclusively!" ...would that be fake news or no?


Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #66 on: November 18, 2021, 02:35:41 pm »
i saw that headline last night and thought "wow that's fucked" then i scrolled down a bit and found the next headline that it was cancelled. what is the best way to deliver news when information circulates so fast? should they edit the original articles/headlines? that would have obvious drawbacks too though


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #67 on: November 18, 2021, 04:59:31 pm »
Since this thread is about fake news and fact checking.  Fact check this tweet from a doctor
Quote”for the first time in my career I took care of an 8 yr old boy with mycarditis in the ER. 
https://twitter.com/nursesarah1990/status/1460988170489716741?s=21
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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #68 on: November 18, 2021, 05:14:29 pm »
Since this thread is about fake news and fact checking.  Fact check this tweet from a doctor
Quote”for the first time in my career I took care of an 8 yr old boy with mycarditis in the ER. 
https://twitter.com/nursesarah1990/status/1460988170489716741?s=21
I hope she gets enough thoughts and prayers.

she didn't mention if it was caused by a vaccine, did she?  i couldnt find any response to peoples questions about it


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #69 on: November 18, 2021, 07:04:05 pm »
I was a newspaper journalist for years before I first "fake news". It was on a station called "Fox". Huh. Fake? I know what inaccurate or false statements are. But fake news was new to me. Ironically, where i heard it first has since dealt it the most, if i understand it right.
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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #70 on: November 18, 2021, 07:28:20 pm »
He left out the part where Thurgood Marshall was also an ardent defender of free speech. He also left out the part where Hugo Black was A Democrat and  appointed by Roosevelt and went on to become a solid member of the court's liberal wing.

But hey, if you want to adopt the tired right-wing talking point of "He was a former Klansman, the Democrats are the party of the KKK" then be my guest.

Seriously gogators!, you really need to start doing a basic amount of reading up before leaping in.
I agree with that, which is why I am in favor of treating those social media companies like the public square, which they have essentially become, and as such they should have similar standards for speech.

So you're now finding fault with the article YOU linked to and blaming me?

That's rich.


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #71 on: November 18, 2021, 07:30:45 pm »
Since this thread is about fake news and fact checking.  Fact check this tweet from a doctor
Quote”for the first time in my career I took care of an 8 yr old boy with mycarditis in the ER. 
https://twitter.com/nursesarah1990/status/1460988170489716741?s=21
She fails to mention how many covid-19 patients have died in the hospital she works in.


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #72 on: November 19, 2021, 07:09:41 am »
My brother had myocarditis when he was 5. Had open heart surgery and the works (not for the myocarditis, but for a related issue).
Made it through, fortunately.
He recently got a recurrence of it about a year ago, just before the vaccine rollouts. Sucked, because there was an O2 shortage at the time, so treatment was difficult. Still has it, but it's being managed by some pretty hefty drugs.

Myocarditis is usually pretty mild, but it can suck pretty bad in some cases. Hopefully the kiddo referred to in the twitter was managed okay.


As to fact checking a twitter from a random nurse... who knows. Give her the benefit of the doubt, I guess.

But myocarditis is pretty prevalent in young children, so seeing young kids with it in a hospital that specialized in cardiology is not at all unusual, unfortunately.  :sad:


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #73 on: November 19, 2021, 07:20:45 am »
... there was an O2 shortage at the time, so treatment was difficult.
In Korea? Or back home?

Stop eating animals, according to science-researched doctor: Dr. Michael Greger.

The opposite of fake news in terms of science experiments: double-blind placebo-controlled human trials.

www.nutritionfacts. org
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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #74 on: November 19, 2021, 09:25:06 am »
In Korea? Or back home?

Stop eating animals, according to science-researched doctor: Dr. Michael Greger.

The opposite of fake news in terms of science experiments: double-blind placebo-controlled human trials.

www.nutritionfacts. org
Back home, due to all the covid patients in needing intubation etc. I don't think Korea ever experienced a shortage.

And yeah, he's more or less vegetarian, and has a very low-sodium diet.
The myocarditis is due to congenital heart defects, not life-style choices, unfortunately, which means that living healthy can only reduce symptoms, not eliminate them.


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« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2021, 11:38:23 am »
So you're now finding fault with the article YOU linked to and blaming me?

That's rich.
When I linked to it, I linked to it disagreeing with the person's view, so yes. I'm blaming you for not doing due diligence in checking his point and for parroting a tired right-wing talking point.


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« Reply #76 on: November 19, 2021, 12:35:39 pm »
Chester Jim, any tracking of this in Korea? Shouldn't there be waves of heart attacks in Korea and K-League athletes collapsing if your claim is true?
Comment Chester Jim? Seem awfully quiet on this.


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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #77 on: November 19, 2021, 01:03:08 pm »
More fruit, less meat is good for health

Can we all agree on this headline?
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« Reply #78 on: November 19, 2021, 01:57:27 pm »

No I can't agree, and neither would my doctor!

For me being healthy, it is less fruit and more lean meat.
Yes. Because we consume too much vitamin C and protein deficiency is a real thing. Isn't it?

We have all heard about the negative effects of protein deficiency. Haven't we?

The human body like all animals, heck, even herbivores, don't make all the protein that's needed from amino acids acquired from plants. Where do vegans and horses get their protein?

All of the questions above are misplaced/wrong, aren't they?... gawd i hope so.
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Re: Is this fake news?
« Reply #79 on: November 19, 2021, 02:21:00 pm »
Horses, like many ruminants, get their calories from digesting the microorganisms that digest the vegetable matter in their gut.
It's why a foal separated from it's mother directly after birth has a much greater chance of dying from malnutrition: it hasn't had the chance to acquire the necessary gut flora. As for essential amino acids, domestic horses get supplements, while wild horses will travel to find plants higher in whatever requisite amino acid they're low on. Apparently, they can tell from the taste of the plant.

As for vegans, no plant contains high quantities of all nine essential amino-acids (ie the ones our own bodies can synthesis), but one *can* eat a variety of plants to get all your required protein building blocks by mixing and matching. For example, eating rice with beans together will give you all 9 essential amino acids.


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