[LMB] OT: COVID-19 Vaccines

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 8 20:04:07 BST 2021

On Sat, 4 Sep 2021 15:57:23 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>

>Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> On Mon, 16 Aug 2021 16:34:09 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Even assuming that masks prevent breathing
>>> oxygen, which they don't.  Studies show that for people who don't have
>>> severe difficulty in drawing breath, there's no effect on blood oxygen
>>> saturation from wearing a porous mask.
>> Those who believe that wearing a mask will cause problems due to lack of
>> oxygen to the brain?  That ship has sailed.
>I don't know what you mean by "That ship has sailed".  It's an (invalid)
>objection that's been coming up recently in anti-mask protests.  Or do
>you mean that the people saying it have already suffered brain damage?

The latter.

Similarly, those who believe the vaccine can "change their DNA" should
be all over that free upgrade!
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever
that it is not utterly absurd;  indeed in view of the silliness of the majority
of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
  - Bertrand Russell

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