From: Jan Drew on

"D. C. Sessions" <dcs(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote in message
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> In message <lWZ3j.168$RB.157(a)trnddc03>, Jeff wrote:
>
>> 1962? That was before I was born. When was the last case of polio in the
>> US?

DC's buddy says anecdontes are bullshit and prove nothing.
>
> Funny you should ask. This weekend I spoke with a gent who is one
> of the youngest polio survivors in the USA. He's in his 50s and
> came down with it in 1955, just weeks before the vaccines became
> available in his area.
>
> The residual effects aren't too limiting, but from the work he does
> in the survivor community he knows what his future is like. Not
> pretty, as aging starts to demand the "spares" that he already used
> to make up for the damage done by the disease.
>
> As noted, he's one of the youngest. Wonder where the ones younger
> than him have gone, if it's still as prevalent as ever?
>
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From: Peter Bowditch on
"D. C. Sessions" <dcs(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote:

>In message <dnqem3hh65vrdntd8hqls1qtsptn8j6j2v(a)4ax.com>, Peter Bowditch wrote:
>
>> Try to answer my question. �What are the gene sequences if they are
>> not HIV?
>
>Made up numbers?
>PB, you're dealing with someone who hasn't clue one on how
>genes are sequenced.

I know that. I was just very impressed by someone who explains gene
sequences by saying that the DNA containing those genes doesn't exist.
This is a form of sophistry that is almost scudamorian.

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From: D. C. Sessions on
In message <h1agm3pdroctvg48rgjjsnt1d407jupb05(a)4ax.com>, Peter Bowditch wrote:

> This is a form of sophistry that is almost scudamorian.

Is there an official scale for that kind of thing?

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From: The One True Zhen Jue on
On Dec 19, 8:48 pm, "D. C. Sessions" <d...(a)lumbercartel.com> wrote:
> In message <h1agm3pdroctvg48rgjjsnt1d407jup...(a)4ax.com>, Peter Bowditch wrote:
>
> > This is a form of sophistry that is almost scudamorian.
>
> Is there an official scale for that kind of thing?

Oh, Yes, and it is denominated in "courics".

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2007/10/12/couric-coined-the-unit-_n_68211.html

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From: David Wright on
In article <d483a$4766f157$d8fea01a$8350(a)PRIMUS.CA>,
Yuri Kuchinsky <yuku(a)trends.ca> wrote:
>
>"Peter Bowditch" <myfirstname(a)ratbags.com> wrote in message
>news:c1t0m3ldlcagqpvnlro5ea1toonv3cnoad(a)4ax.com...
>> "Yuri Kuchinsky" <yuku(a)trends.ca> wrote:
>>
>>>These are the scientists and doctors who don't believe that HIV exists. A
>>>highly reliable source,
>>>
>>>The Perth Group
>>>http://www.theperthgroup.com/
>>
>> I assume that you think that this group of deniers is reliable because
>> they agree with you.
>>
>> They are neither reliable nor right.
>>
>> If HIV doesn't exist, what are the "sequences" that are mentioned at
>> http://www.hiv.lanl.gov/content/index ?
>
>Since HIV has never been reliably isolated, these "sequences" are as good as
>mud.

Except that HIV has been reliably isolated, and for quite some time
now, like years. The fact that you found some nutball web site that
claims otherwise does not invalidate the facts.

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