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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Reminds me of some of the meetings I’ve had to sit through with my job. I normally do not get headaches but having IQ points physically stripped from you by simply listening to or reading something like this has led to some of the worst headaches I’ve had.

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Jul 18, 2023·edited Jul 18, 2023Author

honestly has me suffering mild PTSD remembering my old university committee assignments, which were every bit as ridiculous and pointless.

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Given the amount of sloth and incompetence I’ve seen in my small slice of the electric utility industry (within the company and the suppliers to the company), I am truly amazed the grid works.

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Good engineers won't allow management to make technical decisions.

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you sound like an old timer

I have been out of the system for a while, but my hunch is that being a good engineer is a target to be fired in many cases.

what would have been the fate of a good public health official, or a good MD, or a good virologist, etc., if they had been on this task force?

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That was my father in law's assessment in the late 1990s: that (middle) management and corporate economists/accountants had been placd higher in the decision-making hierarchy than the people who actually knew how to get things done.

Causing him and many other real engineers (the ones who can get by with a slide rule, pencil and paper instead of being dependent on AutoCAD and such) to start their own little league tech-solutions companies.

Nowadays, there's an ever growing dearth of good engineers of any kind here, but admin, HR, accounting and so on has never been bigger in both private and public sector.

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In South Africa I beg to differ. have a look at our ESCOM. The best engineer just had to quit because they made things impossible for him. Our doctors are in the same boat, do as you are told or else!

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God Bless the Linemen.

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and the worst were textbook selection committees

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"Ideally,we would be doing more than we are doing... we must keep doing what we are doing regardless of what is happening or what is happening might get worse".

53 words of drivel.

Did Kamala write this?

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It seems meetings of this sort never fail to attract the most mediocre, asinine, pompous, boring people to drive the agenda. It's like some kind of universal law.

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Peter Principle Fests!

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The quoted text of the Council could have been given by USA VP Harris

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aka Bullshit Artists https://vimeo.com/167796382

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Give any board enough resources and time, and they will find to make any efficient process break down into pointless bickering.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

“I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a congress.”

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Or a committee.

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Mark Twain?

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It either was actually said by John Adams or it is dialog from the film and Broadway Musical "1776." So was it John Adams or actor William Daniel? I could look it up but I like not being certain.

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That was my first thought, except he left out school boards.

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Spoken by William Daniels playing John Adams in "1776", no record of Adams actually saying it. It's still good.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Admitting their mistakes and failures could increase vaccine hesitancy. Therefore hiding their mistakes is a matter of public health. It's for our own good.

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z28.310 only problem with world governments ideology on covering their tracks, is now they’ve created a whole new league of citizens that do not believe a word they say.

They’re now questioning everything they’ve been told, believe and have become researchers into anything and everything.

In the tptb arrogance and stupidity, we’ll they’ve lit a bonfire that they can’t put out.

Even those who didn’t question to start with, took the darts are now calling out the crap for what it was and are not playing ball anymore for anymore darts or lockdowns.

Of course you have the hard core believer’s who still worship at the feet of pharma and government for saving them from the nightmare that was covid.

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Some are just beyond repair! However, in my group of friend I notice a shift, most start realising the whole thing was a con. A gigantic hoax. And a Pavlovian large scale experiment.

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"Admitting their mistakes and failures could increase vaccine hesitancy."

The fact that they think of that as a "bad thing," says a lot too.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

This German crew behaved exactly the same as the White House Corovavirus Task Force. Luckily, we had the one sane member, Scott Atlas, bear witness to it all in his book "A Plague Upon Our House". Can't wait for your book, too, Eugyppius!

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thanks bro, I can't wait to finish it!

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Pity Atlas couldn't get Trump's attention to the fraud Brix who really was the force behind the insanity. Trump had so many dogs at his heels he seemed trapped by indecision.

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Hat tip to Rudy Haverstein who unearthed this gem.. just a teaser for IYI theory fits like a glove whether it's "experts" doing American monetary or German pandemic response!!

Nassim Taleb describes the typical FOMC Member

The Intellectual Yet Idiot (IYI) is a product of modernity, hence has been proliferating since at least the mid-twentieth century, to reach a local supremum today, to the point that we have experienced a takeover by people without skin in the game. In most countries, the government’s role is between five and ten times what it was a century ago (expressed in percentage of gross domestic product). The IYI seems ubiquitous in our lives but is still a small minority and is rarely seen outside specialized outlets, think tanks, the media, and university social science departments—most people have proper jobs and there are not many openings for the IYI, which explains how they can be so influential in spite of their low numbers.

The IYI pathologizes others for doing things he doesn’t understand without ever realizing it is his understanding that may be limited. He thinks people should act according to their best interests and he knows their interests, particularly if they are “rednecks” or from the English non-crisp-vowel class who voted for Brexit. When plebeians do something that makes sense to themselves, but not to him, the IYI uses the term “uneducated.” What we generally call participation in the political process, he calls by two distinct designations: “democracy” when it fits the IYI, and “populism” when plebeians dare to vote in a way that contradicts IYI preferences. While rich people believe in one tax dollar one vote, more humanistic ones in one man one vote, Monsanto in one lobbyist one vote, the IYI believes in one Ivy League degree one vote, with some equivalence for foreign elite schools and PhDs, as these are needed in the club.

read more https://rudy.substack.com/p/unlike-economics-accounting-is-actually

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I like the IYI moniker! Most people who think of themselves as intellectuals lack reasoning skills and are ruled by their insecurities -- they have an overpowering need to be "in charge" and perceived as an expert.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

The monkey pox fearmongering was stopped quickly, not much because the numbers were low as everyone knew, but because it was negatively affecting the LGBTQ community. That is a no go by definition.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Wasn't it eugyppius who suggested a three week pause on homosexual sex? lmao.

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three weeks to crush the curve!

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If they would just social distance...

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There is a school of thought that many actually competent people left work in droves at the end of 2018 and ever since, by resigning, retiring, or some other method. So we are facing second rate people who are paid well to pretend to a competence which they lack.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Bureaucratic "Newspeak."

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If someone can point out one thing the Covid experts were right about, I'm going to give them some kind of cool prize. (Maybe a model plane for the modelers? A pack of Juicy Fruit? A free subscription to my Substacker Newsletter, which is already free?)

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Jul 18, 2023·edited Jul 18, 2023

How about giving them a free extra Covid shot, to help speed their passage through this plane and into the next one?

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An extra booster! "Here, have a boost!"

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A hand grenade with pin drawn.

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TWO de-pinned hand grenades, Hahaha! Courtesy of the ¨timorous-vaccine-hesitants¨.

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That gave me the best stomach deep laughter in a while, at least since discovering the young Russian who destroys the pretentious farce of the modelling couturier industry by aping that idiot walk and mimicing with his wearing of household appliances the tottering twits on the catwalk. There is an analogy there with the bureaucratic covid gibberish being - er - modelled.

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I can think of no one better qualified to receive the Pulitzer Prize.

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I think Robert Kennedy, Jr. should receive one of those Kennedy "Profile in Courage" Awards. Did you see where his sister keeps attacking him for his disinformation? When even your loving sister disses you - and you don't back down from you convictions - that's a little "courage."

The irony is he'd never be nominated for a "Profile in Courage" Award.

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Jul 18, 2023·edited Jul 18, 2023

JFK Jr. Is a giant among men. No one needs defending more than our children. He is doing this with Children's Health Defense. Regarding the latest smear against him of antisemitism, based on the fact that the COVID-19 Vaccines affect various groups differently: This is like stating medical facts, such as the fact that Northern Europeans tend toward lactase intolerance, and African-Americans tend toward obesity and diabetes is racist.

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As far as I'm concerned, everything he has done, written and said over the last 15 years or so required great courage. This should be honored or at least respected. Instead, he's attacked. Maybe some people recognize real courage and principles ... his campaign seems to be getting growing grassroots' support despite the orchestrated efforts to smear and silence him.

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The corporate megamonstrosity is utterly, profoundly and completely threatened by him, so I knew he was going to be like the poor Aussies ordered out of the trenches, and into the Turks' machine guns at Gallipoli, but his alignment with the highest good is beyond their capacity to comprehend, doubling down as they are, as tyrants predictably and boringly, always do, on their censorship complex. Just this morning he's accused of "sinophobia," and the Dems have (yawn) accused him of being, wait for it, fall asleep waiting for it, "Hitler"

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I so hope you are right.

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And very sadly not make it as presidential candidate. He can think for himself!

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

same script writer as kamala harris?

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whole thing could've been written by Chat GPT, probably would've been a massive improvement

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Chat GPT would produce better texts by associations from millions of published sentences in its dwindling pattern recognition quest, and weave from it, with proper words and phrases, a blameless web without any thought. Just what its masters do, but better!

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Sounds like it was similar to Bill Gates talking about how well they could do in reducing the population by increasing the acceptance of vaccination on TED.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

You don't understand. If these people you list here did not have these positions, they'd be wandering the streets of your fair German communities, making them completely unsafe for women and children. So be thankful that they are ensconced in various buildings all day, and some nights, spending time on their screens, trying to discern any bit of minute detail that would allow them to show the masses that, yes, indeed, all injections of anything called a vaccine are completely safe and effective, that all should wear masks even if they're alone, and that they should maintain at least 6 meters distance from anyone else. Otherwise, they'd be out in public and there's no telling what they are capable of doing then.

Danny Huckabee

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Fine, but these pompous turkeys are much too close to the levers of power for the public to sleep well at night. Ensconce them in a mountaintop retreat isolated except for daily food deliveries and trash removal.

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They ARE the trash!

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I could see that deduction coming...

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I call them useless eaters! So there! Fortunately many of them are vaxxed!

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Jul 18, 2023·edited Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

A bunch of pussyfooters without the balls to call a spade a spade - just schills.

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The Bike Shed effect.

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exactly this.

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Given what the spike-protein seems to do, you could dub it the "Bike Shedding effect" even.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Always remember why this was "important" to them: keep and increase control. It is not important whether they are right or not. Whether they are brilliant or not. This is not the reason why they met. It was to manage the situation in order to stay the course.

Have you seen any of the laws and orders passed being revoked completely? No. Because the Pandemic and the fear mongering was the theater piece to keep the public distracted.

It is all about control.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

A fake safety protocol for a fake pandemic. Nobody does it better than government.

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Jul 18, 2023Liked by eugyppius

Eugyppius, it sounds like the script for a Month Python season. It would be very funny if it didn't have such painful consequences for so many people.

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