martin

active 1 month ago
active 1 month ago
  • martin replied to the topic kills 99.9% of germs? in the forum Health 1 month ago

    99.99% i think you’ll find.

    But how quickly do they come back.14 divisions and they’re back to original numbers.

    Also, all the biocides in waste water are knocking out the sewage works.

    On the other hand, sepsis sounds horrible, so maybe there is some centre ground.

  • martin replied to the topic Well done Donald! in the forum Banter 1 month ago

    Hamas have just announced that of the 62 killed on the border, 53 were members of jihadist terrorist organizations.

    See https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-official-50-of-the-people-killed-in-gaza-riots-were-members/

    this rather blows away all your righteous indignation that the IDF were massacring innocents. Rather it demonstrates that the IDF…[Read more]

  • martin replied to the topic Well done Donald! in the forum Banter 1 month, 1 week ago

    Everyone knows a war is chaotic. Sh*t happens. What is happening there is certainly chaotic. And, I think, intended to be. As far as I can make out there are 3 areas. At the back is more peaceful with woman and children and first aid tents. (If chanting kill the Jews can count as peaceful). Hamas is busing people there. and displaying this to the…[Read more]

  • martin replied to the topic Well done Donald! in the forum Banter 1 month, 1 week ago

    I do agree with you a bit. But what you propose is very risky for Israel. It is impossible to know what an out of control crowd of tens of thousands of angry young men with knives, grenades and hand weapons would do to the Israeli civilian population living on the border if they broke through. Did you see the link where the Gaza PM urges slaughter…[Read more]

  • martin replied to the topic Well done Donald! in the forum Banter 1 month, 1 week ago

    It is a mess. And there is no reason for it. There is no real connection between the embassy and the situation in Gaza. But Hamas is making a connection, by denying that Israel has any right to exist and that there should be only an Arab Palestine from ‘the river to the sea’. Everything else flows from this proposition. Gaza is an economic bas…[Read more]

  • My personal experience (and it is only that), is that there seems to be an attitude of entitlement without effort.

    @kevinj To argue their corner, I think they more than other generations have been assaulted by media images of everyone else “making it” and are acutely aware of how, taking the slow gradual approach to career progression that might…[Read more]