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Re: Western civilization is a health hazard
« Reply #225 on: August 25, 2022, 05:37:17 pm »
https://www.yahoo.com/news/dangerous-heat-predicted-hit-3-155859354.html

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What's considered officially “dangerous heat” in coming decades will likely hit much of the world at least three times more often as climate change worsens, according to a new study.

In much of Earth's wealthy mid-latitudes, spiking temperatures and humidity that feel like 103 degrees (39.4 degrees Celsius) or higher — now an occasional summer shock — statistically should happen 20 to 50 times a year by mid-century, said a study Monday in the journal Communications Earth & Environment.

By 2100, that brutal heat index may linger for most of the summer for places like the U.S. Southeast, the study's author said.

And it’s far worse for the sticky tropics. The study said a heat index considered “extremely dangerous” where the feels-like heat index exceeds 124 degrees (51 degrees Celsius) — now something that rarely happens — will likely strike a tropical belt that includes India one to four weeks a year by century's end.

“So that’s kind of the scary thing about this,” said study author Lucas Zeppetello, a Harvard climate scientist. “That’s something where potentially billions of people are going to be exposed to extremely dangerous levels of heat very regularly. So something that's gone from virtually never happening before will go to something that is happening every year.”

Which civilization is to blame for this?

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The study found a three- to ten-fold increase in 103-degree heat in the mid-latitudes even in the unlikely best-case scenario of global warming limited to only 3.6 degrees (2 degrees Celsius) since pre-industrial times — the less stringent of two international goals.

Which civilization ended pre-industrial times?

But (and this cannot be repeated enough), under Western civilization, those who will suffer worst as a result of the problem are never the ones who caused the problem:

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There's only a 5% chance for warming to be that low and that infrequent, the study found. What's more likely, according to the study, is that the 103-degree heat will steam the tropics “during most days of each typical year” by 2100.
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Already hot places will become uninhabitable as heat indices exceed dangerous thresholds, affecting humans and ecosystems alike. Areas where extreme heat is now rare will also suffer increasingly, as infrastructure and living things are ill-adapted to the crushing heat.”



The only realistic solution is mass migration of billions of people northwards:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/climate-refugees/

The top priority now is to physically exterminate all those who intend to prevent climate refugees from entering.

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Re: Western civilization is a health hazard
« Reply #226 on: August 25, 2022, 08:40:19 pm »
Note that areas in the US itself will also be affected, such as Florida (the state where I currently live) due to it's tropical climate. And people used to say Florida has the best weather in the US...


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Re: Western civilization is a health hazard
« Reply #227 on: September 11, 2022, 02:58:56 am »
Previously:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/msg12347/#msg12347

Now:

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/artificial-sweeteners-linked-higher-risk-164500873.html

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke, Study Finds
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The study found that total artificial sweetener intake was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Artificial sweeteners were more particularly associated with cerebrovascular disease risk, compared to coronary heart disease.

The intake of aspartame, a specific kind of artificial sweetener, was associated with an increased risk of cerebrovascular events, such as stroke. On the other hand, acesulfame potassium and sucralose, both different kinds of artificial sweeteners, were associated with increased coronary heart disease risk.

Which civilization is to blame?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspartame#History

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Aspartame was discovered in 1965 by James M. Schlatter, a chemist working for G.D. Searle & Company.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acesulfame_potassium#Discovery

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Acesulfame potassium was developed after the accidental discovery of a similar compound (5,6-dimethyl-1,2,3-oxathiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2-dioxide) in 1967 by Karl Clauss and Harald Jensen at Hoechst AG.[17][18]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sucralose#History

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Sucralose was discovered in 1976 by scientists from Tate & Lyle

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But them. See this historical scientific medical observation by their own medical institution :

Source : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2668906/ (National Library of Medicine - National Center for Biotechnology Information)

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In the relevant regions, the early 20th century witnessed very high GUD incidences especially in fast growing cities and socially changed semi-rural areas. This trend started around 1885, when European powers decidedly rushed to control the interior. Many sources explicitly state that syphilis was absent from nearly all forested areas where chimpanzees, gorillas, and sooty mangabeys live, up to 1885 [50]–[54], although it was present before in seaports with European presence [52], [55], [56], and in savannah-forest interface regions connected with Arab states [50]. Yaws (Treponema pallidum pertenue) has a longstanding and high prevalence in these forests [47], [52], and exhibits cross-immunity with syphilis (Treponema pallidum pallidum) [52]. However, this is not the explanation of why syphilis did not generate epidemics there during centuries. Indeed, these populations did experience epidemic syphilis, when they were recruited to cities, and when social disruption due to colonial practices entered deep in the yaws-riddled forests (e.g., in the networks of posts in the Ogooué (Gabon) and Sangha (French Congo) riversides, in the Équateur province (Belgian Congo), and in southern Cameroon [47], [54], [57]–[59]). Recent simulations show that syphilis epidemics are very dependent on highly promiscuous minorities [46]. Chancroid is also very dependent on CSWs for its spread [49], [60]. Since our review of colonial medical and ethnographic papers reveals that no CSWs with levels of sexual promiscuity comparable to those operating in the West existed in forested equatorial areas before organized colonialism (excepting in the coast and in the savannah-forest interface regions frequented by Arab traders) [56], [61]–[63], we assume that it was this absence of CSWs that was keeping syphilis, chancroid, and the other STDs at bay.

In the period 1890–1920, colonization produced generalized social disruption, sex work flourished, and syphilis (and to a lesser extent chancroid and LGV) invaded all these areas [50], [52]–[54], [57]. Except for tertiary and purely serological diagnoses, colonial doctors of this period were not mistaking yaws for syphilis. Most yaws cases are presented in children [52]; unlike syphilis, yaws is not venereal, seldom affects mucosa, and does not cause primary chancres [53], [64]. In addition, syphilis appeared correlated in time and space with other STDs and with presumed sexual promiscuity in a community (e.g, syphilis was frequent in the colonial posts, and absent in the still undisturbed villages around, and its incidence raised in the posts upon arrival of ships, caravans and military contingents [50], [52], [54], [58]).

A common ironical pun was “Nous leur avons apporté la syphilization” (“We have brought them syphilization”).GUD invasion accompanied the social disruption that resulted from colonial development of each region [47], [48], [50], [52]. We hypothesize that this promoted sexual transmission of several zoonotic SIVs. Among these zoonotic strains, those arriving to cities, not only could rapidly generate a larger hub of infected people but also, being placed at a major traffic node, would have had more long-term epidemic possibilities. Cities started to grow fast, and riverine traffic intensified only after 1920 [47], [65].

In Kinshasa (then Leopoldville), capital of the DRC (then Belgian Congo), GUD was much more intense in its early growth period, and then declined steadily after the mid 1930s (Figure 1; Text S1).

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The low incidences of phimosis in Mali and Senegal are explained by the Islamic practice of circumcision in childhood. The phimosis data support the findings of our ethnographic study that circumcision was far from general in Central Africa in 1910–35, and of lower rates in Kinshasa and Douala than in Brazzaville (Figures 3A and ​and4A;4A; Text S2; Dataset S1). Table 2 presents all the phimosis statistics we found that referred to a city; in addition to these, we collected many dozens of other phimosis statistics at the country level. They tend to corroborate the between country differences in circumcision levels that we obtained through the ethnographic approach (data not shown).

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The year 1958 was chosen as a time point beyond the window defined by our phylogenetic dating study; although the city population had considerably expanded, GUD infections were generally under control and circumcision was almost universal. Finally, we have explored a “pre-colonial village” scenario to reflect a large settlement in the region before colonization, characterized by a healthy population structure and the absence of GUD infections and sex work.

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A related important result of the simulations is the inability of zoonotic HIV to generate epidemics in the pre-colonial village scenario (characterized by the absence of GUD and CSWs), which explains the long standing absence of HIV epidemics in the pre-colonial environments. According to these results, the window of high permissivity for epidemic HIV emergence was open by the spread of GUD infections due to the organized colonization of the relevant African areas, and probably closed by the aggressive treatment campaigns against GUDs from the mid thirties.

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Independently of the regional differences encountered, our finding of a very widespread trend of adoptions of circumcision, in early 20th century, by ethnic groups previously not practicing it, and the resulting temporal increase of circumcision rates in most relevant countries, is a solid result. It explains, as far as we know for the first time, the discrepancy between modern levels of circumcision, as showed by the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) [89], and the levels inferred from the Ethnographic Atlas [92], [93]

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Our simulations suggest that city size per se was not an important factor for initial HIV transmission. Therefore, we cannot rule out that the first transmissions (and possible initial adaptation of the virus) occurred in smaller settlements such as Bangui, Yaoundé, Kribi or Brazzaville. However, the larger size of Kinshasa and Douala in that period may have been important for, at least, three reasons. First, a larger city attracts more immigrants per unit time, and hence potentially more SIV infections. Second, their larger size reflected early industrialization associated with start-up infrastructure projects (fluvial and sea harbors, railways), and this led to hasty recruitment of young male labor force, and thus to a extremely male-biased sex ratio, favoring commercial sex work and GUD. In the 1920s and 1930s, industry, public works, and business in general, were more advanced in Kinshasa and Douala than in the other Central African cities. Accordingly, sex work was “by far more flourishing” in Kinshasa than in Brazzaville [129]. Douala was also a major center of sex work and GUD [59], [71], [130], [131]. In West Africa, sex work was widespread in Abidjan [79], [132], whereas it only “existed on a small scale” in Monrovia [133]. Thus, high GUD prevalence might have depended indirectly on population size.

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Thus, major, well-connected centers, such as Kinshasa and Douala (which were better served by railway and fluvial connections, and had far more traffic than the other cities), may have acted as an “attractor” and a “hub” for HIV epidemics. Although these ideas were not explicitly modeled in this study, they may help to understand why exactly two HIV-1 strains evolved and spread considerably in Central Africa, and perhaps may give clues on the origin of the subtypes.

I don't know why the "White Europeans" deserve to live, can you explain me the reason?

The written sentences which given bold show the superiority of "black people"'s way of life rather than (((them)))

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But them. See this written content about smallpox by their own medical institution :

Source : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2668906/ (National Library of Medicine - National Center for Biotechnology Information)


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One question often asked in colonial health reports, especially in colonies where smallpox was under control, was the origin of new outbreaks of the disease. The answer was usually that it was imported into the colony from outside. This could come in one of two ways. First there were traditional overland travel patterns, for example trade and pilgrimage routes across the Sahara, which continued after colonial boundaries were drawn. In addition, new disease patterns followed new routes made possible by investments in colonial transportation, especially railways and seaports, early in colonial rule.32 This can be seen in a series of smallpox outbreaks in the period before 1920, including an epidemic in 1913–14 that followed the Dakar–St Louis Senegal railway line, an epidemic in 1909 on the new Tanganyika railway line, and even earlier (1890) an outbreak along the construction route of the Matadi–Stanley Pool railway in Congo. The ports of Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar also recorded smallpox epidemics before the First World War.33

"Black" People don't deserve to be blamed for most world's problems

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Re: Western civilization is a health hazard
« Reply #230 on: October 04, 2022, 02:31:02 am »
Westerners' sexual dimorphism obsession strikes again!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwNRvBESIeI

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Re: Western civilization is a health hazard
« Reply #231 on: November 11, 2022, 08:05:28 pm »
Space Has Become a Junkyard, and It's Getting Worse. https://www.cnet.com/science/features/space-has-become-a-junkyard-and-its-getting-worse/

As if polluting this planet is not bad enough, westerners have to pollute the rest of the universe with their machinist bullshit.

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« Reply #232 on: November 12, 2022, 06:29:45 pm »

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« Reply #233 on: November 24, 2022, 05:18:53 pm »
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Ukraine's nuclear energy chief said on Thursday Russia risked causing a nuclear and radioactive catastrophe by launching attacks in which all Ukraine's nuclear power plants were disconnected from the power grid for the first time in 40 years.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVYF2SpDoJU