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Why cities are not a great place to be

Posted 06-12-2018 at 11:18 AM by TRex2

Because disease and stupidity runs rampant in cities.

Like Zero Tolerance.
Updated: May 10, 2018 11:33 AM CDT
Springfield schools say an unloaded handgun was found in a student's vehicle ...

Through the investigation officials located the unloaded handgun along with an unloaded air soft rifle in the vehicle.
Springfield Public Schools say they have zero tolerance for weapons on campus and makes every effort to keep schools safe for students and staff.
We already know that zero tolerance does not keep people safe, but punishes the innocent. And an Air soft rifle isn't a weapon, except in the eyes of a brain damaged liberal.

Like Riots, as soon as the power goes out.
The 1977 NYC Riots
lightning struck, and the city went dark for real. By the time the power came back, 25 hours later, arsonists had set more than 1,000 fires and looters had ransacked 1,600 stores, per the New York Times.

Opportunistic thieves grabbed whatever they could get their hands on, from luxury cars to sink stoppers and clothespins, according to the New York Post. The sweltering streets became a battleground, where, per the Post, “even the looters were being mugged.”
That was 40 years ago, and today I would expect worse, since entitlement mentality and the video game generation are basically seed and fertilizer for future looters.

People in the cities today couldn't even deal with the election of a legitimate President who wanted people in this nation to be able to go back to work and be responsible for themselves.

Cities and Pandemic Disease
Pipe Dream about Beating Pandemics in Cities
From bubonic plague in the middle ages to bird flu or Sars in the 21st century, infectious diseases have spread horrifyingly fast in cities, where people live in close proximity and sometimes crowded together. For all that face masks have become common apparel in Asia, citydwellers simply cannot guard their own health independently of their neighbours.

On the contrary, cities need careful planning for health. While infectious and contagious diseases are the most obvious hazard, it is now recognised that the urban environment also has a major part to play in chronic illness. Heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer rates are rising, fuelled by unhealthy lifestyles; fast food restaurants proliferate in our cities; convenience or fear of busy roads stops us cycling or walking; and there is little green space for active leisure or children's play.

The Amoy Gardens outbreak also pointed to another factor that even rich cities find hard to master: sanitation. The official investigation found that the breeding ground for the Sars coronavirus in the Amoy blocks was the toilet system. Each block had eight vertical soil stacks to take waste from toilets, basins and baths, but too little water was passing through to flush it all away. Contaminated water droplets were blown back in by the bathroom air-extractor fans.
They are kidding themselves if they think they can beat this. Conservation of water is preached as a religion in cities, and that was one of the factors found to aid the spread of disease.
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  1. Old Comment
    I agree "cities are not a great place to be" because most of them are dens of iniquity! Crime, congested, noisy, high pollution, too much concrete......etc
    Posted 07-19-2018 at 06:09 PM by MultiLingo MultiLingo is offline
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    They also have a very high population to resource ratio.

    Besides being "dens of iniquity," in a grid down situation, there will be mass starvation and spread of common diseases that would not normally threaten life, but with no medical system, they will kill a large percentage of the people.
    Posted 08-25-2018 at 06:10 AM by TRex2 TRex2 is offline

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