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    About rape

    Anesthesia doesn't always work Now of course EEG measurements can be done to verify you are actually unconscious which is kinda lame. The pain might not actually be the worst aspects of it
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    Issues with capitalism

    The china solution One solution is to have a strong government that is undemocratic and competent. They call their system "socialism with chinese characteristics" and it can be viewed as a form of national socialism. The chinese government does own a lot of companies and many of these are...
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    Issues with capitalism

    From democracy to elite rule All prosperous democratic countries heavily rely on the private sector, this allows them to fund government welfare. Thus there will be a lot of pressure on the government to be business friendly since they want more tax-revenue. The private sector will be governed...
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    About covid-19 lockdowns

    You can get blod clots in random locations including your brain.
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    About covid-19 lockdowns

    Complications Covid-19 will often result in life-long complications even if you survive the infection, this is the real reason why we need to be serious about stopping the virus, we do want 10% of the population to become permanently disabled...
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    About covid-19 lockdowns

    Why the herd immunity strategy is insanity One strategy to deal with the virus is to just let it spread. One obvious problem with that strategy is that it would overwhelm the hospital system so the deathrate would be needlessly high (around 2%). Another strategy is to just manage it enough to...
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    About covid-19 lockdowns

    About Sweden Sweden didn't do any significant legally mandated lockdowns but the population did follow a lot of volumtary measures including social distancing, Sweden did not do too well in terms of stopping the desease, currently we are #13 in the world in terms of deaths/1000000 For some...
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    About covid-19 lockdowns

    Obviously these lockdowns could have all been avoided, it would however had increased the deathtoll unless other more effective measures had been put in place. Lockdowns are an effective short-term solution but then eventually you need to open up again. What lockdowns do is simply buy you time...
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    About rape

    Rape paralysis For some species the females have protections against rape. In humans however there is no natural protection against pregnancy during rape, instead some human females will become paralyzed during sexual assault. Fighting back against a potential rapist is dangerous so it may also...
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    Issues with capitalism

    Corporate power Corporations will be able to use their money to buy power and thus make themselves even richer. Let's say you have a drug that causes diabetes, obesity, involuntary movements and brain atrophy with no positive long term effects? then you can simply implement a law forcing...
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    About rape

    Trauma from rape The trauma from people being assaulted isn't just from the sex itself, it's also about the violence they often face which can be be rather serious. Thus being coerced into sex is probably not as bad as being violently rape by a stranger. This is another case of the victim...
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    About rape

    That would make sense from an evolutionary perspective. People in general will adapt to the environment meaning you get used to the abuse eventually. It's actually rather difficult to get good accounts on what it actually feels like to be raped like they are hiding something.
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    About rape

    The vintologi rape scale This is supposed to be a logarithmic scale where +1 means 10 times more severe rape/assault. 1: poked once (breast) 2: touched once (breast) 3: groped (5 hard touches). 4: raped by hands (just fingers) and groped for 40 seconds. 5: full rape (penis in ass/vagina) and...
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    Issues with capitalism

    Planned obsolescence Companies do not want products you buy to last for too long since then there will be less need for you to buy a new products, therefore companies are incentivized to make sure products you buy eventually brake, ideally just after the warranty expired.
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    Issues with capitalism

    Artificially limiting products You may think companies will try to make their products as good as possible but this however isn't the case, instead companies will often intentionally cripple their cheaper products to drive people into buying more expensive products. CAD applications are...
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