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  1. manxman1980

    5G Network Radiation?

    As Richard has said, nothing is ever 100% safe. There are plenty of things that people do everyday that are either slowly poisoning them (alcohol/tobacco) or which we have become so complacent about that we ignore the risks (crossing the road/driving/climbing trees...). It is very difficult in modern world to identify what exposure to a particular thing will do. If we accept that rates of Cancer are increasing we could put forward the hypothesis that this because of the technology, such as 3G or 5G, that we expose ourselves to daily. It does, however, ignore the fact that life spans have increased and perhaps the reason that rates of cancer are increasing is because we have many more people surviving to an age where they develop it rather than being killed off by wolves, TB, Polio or a host of any other diseases that medical advancements have developed vaccines or treatments for. So how do we isolate the cause? How do we know that it is the technology and not diet or the amount of plastic that is getting into the food chain that is causing cancer? I try and keep the bedroom free from technology (no television, no routers, no mobile phones) but I think that is just sensible for a good nights sleep. If 5G is proven to be a significant danger then I will lobby for it to be banned until then I want to see more research.
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    I cannot emphasise this enough... I want a post Brexit United Kingdom to be successful because if it is not then the population will suffer whether that be through more austerity measures, or a full blown recession or even the loss of rights. What good would gloating do me or anyone else then? To emphasise my point I am currently working on securing some inward foreign investment in UK manufacturing (post-brexit) which will create new jobs in the north west. If I was trying to scupper brexit and gloat why the hell would I be doing that?
  3. manxman1980

    5G Network Radiation?

    The point you miss is that anyone can make a YouTube video without having any of the details checked or challenged. I use YouTube for entertainment purposes not factual research. A peer peer reviewed article is much more valuable but does take more effort to read and understand the content.
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    If Brexit is a success then that is great. I will congratulate those who could see the positives and made it happen. If it is a disaster though we are all going to have to live with that (apart from wealthy enough to move elsewhere). You need to understand that I do not want to gloat about a failing Britain. I just don't see how it is going to happen. The world has moved on significantly since Britain joined the EU.
  5. manxman1980

    5G Network Radiation?

    If that is the case why not specifically refer to these instead of posting YouTube videos? The majority on here would change their stance if you can find peer reviewed evidence to substantiate your position.
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    Such a simple answer... except sold at one price but with no idea what tariff will apply upon arrival...
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    This is an example of where there should be an easy measurable fact. Either the legislation is introduced by the UK Government or it is introduced by the EU. How can we not agree on the figures here?
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    A fact is a fact but people do misuse the term and try and present opinion as fact or pseudoscience as fact. The whole flat earth nonsense is a good example as are a lot of other pieces where there is some desire to present a "balanced view" and they bring in any old loon to argue the opposite.
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    Couple of points to make about your post; 1. Whilst we do not yet know what the impact of Brexit will be we do know that the uncertainty around Brexit is currently the biggest challenge to businesses. Companies who ship to China/Japan are already being impacted because whatever they ship now will arrive post brexit and they have no idea what tariffs will or won't apply. We also know that champions of Brexit such as Jacob Rees-Mogg have said that it may be 50 years before we see the real benefit of Brexit; 2. As for there being no balance in reporting surely that should be the case where facts are concerned? I do not understand the current obsession in the media with bringing together two parties who disagree especially where one is using facts and the other beliefs and opinions with nothing to back it up. This is misleading. I think someone has already said it on here but a journalist on being told that it is raining should stick their head outside and check rather than report that person A says it is raining but person B says it isn't.
  10. Wasn't Britain signed up to a defensive pact with Poland but instead chose to appease Hitler and failed to honour that pact? Pretty sure the same happened with Holland and Belgium as well...
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    Do qualifications matter?

    In all seriousness, the requirement for GCSE's should surely be based on the role? They are not the be all and end all of qualifications and I know several people who did not do that well at GCSE's but flourished with more independent learning in further and higher education.
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    5G Network Radiation?

    In part you have answered your own question. It can take a very long time for an asbestos related illness to present in an individual. You should also be aware that as a natural material asbestos particles can be found in the air around us in very small percentages.
  13. Why should we hide the worst of humanity? It is easy for war graves to politicised and to glorify the sacrifices the servicemen and women made. (Think about how often politicians today still reference the two World wars to define Britain.) It is much harder to glorify the concentration camps and to portray them as something other than the atrocious places they were.
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    So the UK is finished says Theresa Mayhem

    Is normally the guy with the big knife eating turkey, drinking wine and thinking Christmas cracker jokes are funny! Meanwhile the turkey, after several months of.good eating, is not laughing any more....
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