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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #25 on: June 02, 2012, 07:58:05 AM »
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What does RSS stand for?
Romney said so.
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« Reply #26 on: June 03, 2012, 12:28:23 PM »
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The more I learn about Martin, the more I think Zimmerman probably was acting in self defense.

No doubt a troll but what exactly have we learned about Martin? He smoked a tiny amount of pot that was not effecting him on the night in question. He may have partied. He talked smack on his facebook page.

Someone with an opposing point of view on something awful? No doubt a troll.

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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #27 on: June 03, 2012, 02:30:42 PM »
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Someone defending a racist murderer is either a troll or a racist.

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« Reply #28 on: June 03, 2012, 09:53:56 PM »
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...or a murderer!
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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2012, 11:52:51 AM »
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Someone defending a racist murderer is either a troll or a racist.

lol really now dude you need to give it a rest


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« Reply #30 on: June 04, 2012, 12:13:13 PM »
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the dumbest part is he's more than free to express his views on zimmerman case in the zimmerman thread. this isn't mpc or sa, no one's going to shout you down or call you a faggot for disagreeing with them.

i posted that quote in gbs rss because it's pretty much a goonism to argue welp anyone who disagrees with my point of view is a racist that is literally worse than hitler. the bigger irony is that in general goons tend to support organizations like the aclu, who in recent history have defended pro-pedophiliac organizations (http://www.wired.com/politics/law/news/2000/08/38540). there was even a huge thread of support for some gangbanger who had been, imo justifiably since he was a danger to others, in solitary confinement for murder for 20+ years and wrote a book about it.

the whole thread is really an example of goon doublethink. in it, you'll see the same posters talk about how george zimmerman is "a lying fuckwad weasel" (three olives) because he lied about his bail so the judge wouldn't set it to 10 billion dollars. but whenever anyone tries to bring up anything that threatens to tarnish trayvon martin's character (twitter feeds, facebook statuses, getting suspended from school for drug possession, etc), then you're literally worse than hitler and trayvon martin's character is irrelevant to all of this. zimmerman's, however, is still somehow relevant?

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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #31 on: June 05, 2012, 02:23:15 AM »
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Speaking of doublethink, from another forum.

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Ehh I don't really mind the language issue in this country. Everyone understands that English is the language of the world, and I don't think any immigrants come here not understanding how important that is. Practically though, you can't just pick up a language as an adult very easily, and what I usually see is kids speaking for their parents which I think is wonderful.

Any effort by the U.S. to encourage better lives for the people who've come here is fine by me. Although our education system is severely underfunded and overcrowded right now, and it pretty much sucks for everyone who can't afford private schooling.
I wonder if he wonders why the education system is severely overcrowded. If he's still confused, he can look in the sentence prior to the one in which he laments that reality.

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« Reply #32 on: June 07, 2012, 01:44:09 PM »
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Confirming this.

My brother is dating a Damn Furry (caps required), and I hate her to death, but I do respect that she, firstly, realizes that she is a human and just really likes the furry aesthetic, as opposed to thinking that she was really supposed to be born as a giant green fucking cat, and secondly, that she treats people who sexualize furry "culture" (is that a thing? Jesus) as beastiophiles, going so far as to wear a "Yiff in Hell, Furfags" shirt over her fursuit to a convention once.

I think that qualifies as a grief, for the sheer rage and confusion it caused. Too bad she's a horrible bitch queen or I'd really like this person.

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« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2012, 02:25:53 PM »
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Confirming this.

My brother is dating a Damn Furry (caps required), and I hate her to death, but I do respect that she, firstly, realizes that she is a human and just really likes the furry aesthetic, as opposed to thinking that she was really supposed to be born as a giant green fucking cat, and secondly, that she treats people who sexualize furry "culture" (is that a thing? Jesus) as beastiophiles, going so far as to wear a "Yiff in Hell, Furfags" shirt over her fursuit to a convention once.

I think that qualifies as a grief, for the sheer rage and confusion it caused. Too bad she's a horrible bitch queen or I'd really like this person.

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« Reply #34 on: June 07, 2012, 04:33:41 PM »
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There's a thread in GBS about some junkie robbing a goon's coworker and taking his Ipad. Turns out some photo syncing software is still enabled and the photos the junkie has been taking have been uploaded to the internet. Welp, the junkie has a girlfriend and predictably goons are falling over themselves dreaming elaborate fantasies about how she's some damsel in distress:

http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3489105&userid=0&perpage=40&pagenumber=1




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She sure does have an ugly boyfriend. He looks too old for her, and that goatee is not flattering. The sex must not be pretty.
It's probably because he supplies her with meth.

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She has really nice teeth. I hope she gets some help out of her current situation.

not 'they', just her. she is a pure and innocent snowflake corrupted by a man literally worse than hitler.


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« Reply #35 on: June 07, 2012, 06:35:25 PM »
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MixMasterMalaria championing the cause-

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Yes, she looks absolutely miserable in the photos. I'm sure that things are so bad that losing her job and going to jail on a drug charge would actually be an improvement!

what a surprise, I checked a single TCC thread for his user id (Glass Megathread) and it turns out he's a TCC poster.
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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #36 on: June 07, 2012, 09:13:59 PM »
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what a surprise, I checked a single TCC thread for his user id (Glass Megathread) and it turns out he's a TCC poster.
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« Reply #37 on: June 10, 2012, 03:41:06 PM »
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gender/feminism thread. this anecdote sets it up:

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I recently had interaction with a Muslim couple that was... enlightening?

The couple are Muslims native to India with 2 young children. The husband has a sister in the US, while the rest of his family is back in India. They got word that his mother was seriously ill and his sister needed to fly to India to help care for her daily needs. By religion/custom, his sister was not allowed to travel alone, so the husband had to fly with her to India then fly back. But his wife isn't allowed to travel without a male escort either, so while he was gone she basically couldn't leave the home because they didn't have close male friends or family around. They had to stock up on groceries and supplies in the event his flights were delayed or an emergency arose. This was an otherwise modern family, texting constantly and very much into pop culture.

It's just strange to personally encounter it.

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Shit like that really gives me a knee-jerk "What a fucked up and objectively wrong cultural value system!" but then another knee jerks up and hits the first and says "don't ever judge another culture because that's always racist" and I just end up with two sore knees.

i was outraged at the culture (dogwhistle for racism), then outraged at myself for disagreeing with a non-white.

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There's nothing wrong with judging or criticizing elements of another culture while realizing that your judgement is subjective and that as an outsider you may be missing a lot of context. Your opinions do not need to be objective, irrefutable fact in order to be held.

sometimes I wish I was a loser with no life that had tons of free time to follow earwicker's posts and drop that quote when he calls out someone for being racist

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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #38 on: June 10, 2012, 06:37:48 PM »
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someone bought earwicker an avatar pointing out how he has averaged something like 15 posts a day for years which i thought was funny, no idea if he change it back to whatever it was before.

This thread: http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3489701 Has it all, a drunk college girl, bloodthirsty homeowners (maybe george zimmermans parents? has not been proved false) and lots of goons offering stories of how its totally normal behavior to have strangers wander into your house and why arent you more compassionate?
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Because pulling the trigger on their fire arm that they spent their hard earned money on, that they tell their friends they have at all of the barbeques and holiday parties, that they keep close to their bed as a reminder that they are kings and queens of their castle, and watching an intruder's blood splatter on the wall before they collapse in a heap to the echoing chorus of the gunshot is the most fulfilling thing anyone can ever hope to achieve in a Capitalist nation. It is survival of the fittest in the rawest form. It is kill or be killed. It is pure market freedom. It is putting "don't tread on me" in projectile form and firing it at a shadow in the darkness. What does that shadow in the darkness represent? Maybe socialism. Maybe higher taxes. Maybe affirmative action. But there it is, creeping into your home. Lock and load, let freedom ring, and drape the confederate flag on the bodies. I'm kidding of course, I think we can all agree a lot of good will come from this, namely that the man of the house won't need to utilize any prescription erectile dysfunction medication for a few days.
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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #39 on: June 12, 2012, 01:05:25 AM »
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Every time I read LF drivel I hear Dylan:

Idiot wind blowing every time your move your mouth
Blowing down the backroads heading south
Idiot wind blowing every time you move your teeth
You're an idiot babe
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« Reply #40 on: June 12, 2012, 11:20:48 PM »
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I don't think it's criminal to be less-than-forthright about gender. You have the right to opt out at any time. Anyhow, the idea that gender is binary is completely outdated.

The crime here isn't misrepresentation - the crime, plain and simple, is statutory surprise sex.

Sex is strange. Gender is weird. Until you have someone's clothes on the floor, there's a good chance what's under them won't match what you expect. You should expect that.

Believe it or not, not everyone will fit rigidly into their assigned gender role, if they even have one. These restrictive and outdated thoughts on gender and its binary nature limit self-expression. Like someone else said, if you're wanting a blowjob and to get your dick wet, does it really matter where you're sticking it?

Sorry, but if you have a problem with having intercourse with a transwoman (who is functionally identical to a ciswoman), there is something mentally wrong with you. Its a good example of Magical Thinking.  Or a transman, sorry for assuming your gender and sexual preferences in advance.

Here is a question to people like Top Bunk Wanker: would you feel hurt and betrayed if, after years of playing catch with your awesome father in the front yard, discovered that he had been catching with a bionic arm (because he lost his real one in Vietnam)? Or would you think "its indistinguishable from his real one, and we had lots of fun, so who cares?"
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« Reply #41 on: June 13, 2012, 01:31:36 PM »
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I don't think it's criminal to be less-than-forthright about gender. You have the right to opt out at any time. Anyhow, the idea that gender is binary is completely outdated.

The crime here isn't misrepresentation - the crime, plain and simple, is statutory surprise sex.

Sex is strange. Gender is weird. Until you have someone's clothes on the floor, there's a good chance what's under them won't match what you expect. You should expect that.

Believe it or not, not everyone will fit rigidly into their assigned gender role, if they even have one. These restrictive and outdated thoughts on gender and its binary nature limit self-expression. Like someone else said, if you're wanting a blowjob and to get your dick wet, does it really matter where you're sticking it?

Sorry, but if you have a problem with having intercourse with a transwoman (who is functionally identical to a ciswoman), there is something mentally wrong with you. Its a good example of Magical Thinking.  Or a transman, sorry for assuming your gender and sexual preferences in advance.

Here is a question to people like Top Bunk Wanker: would you feel hurt and betrayed if, after years of playing catch with your awesome father in the front yard, discovered that he had been catching with a bionic arm (because he lost his real one in Vietnam)? Or would you think "its indistinguishable from his real one, and we had lots of fun, so who cares?"

Holy fucking shit.

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« Reply #42 on: June 13, 2012, 04:17:21 PM »
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I believe that if you walked into a room, say a cafeteria at school, and this person was there, you would immediately know there was something fucked up about that person. He/she cannot possibly be in any way normal. This person is mentally broken forever and can contribute nothing positive to society.
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« Reply #43 on: June 15, 2012, 09:46:25 PM »
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From the griefing thread in games. Griefing is essentially trolling/going out of your way to be a dick in video games to others. Goons love it because for five minutes of their miserable lives, they actually feel like they have real power over someone else. The griefing thread is full of goons talking about how this one time they totally made life harder for a guy in the World of Warcraft. The stories that are celebrated the most are when the alpha goon usually goes undercover for a while (months, if you'd believe it) and does something like breaks up a guild.

From discussing griefing kids online (12 year olds), one noble goon has a griefing code of honor -

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Yeah I just can't laugh at that. If they haven't hit puberty yet it's just not fair. Teenagers are obnoxious enough that it's forgivable. Plus they don't cry, they just descend ever further into apoplectic rage. All teens are such egomaniacs you just can't help it.

Zaodai on the other hand griefs on the internet with a take-no-prisoners attitude-

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Children who play games online have to accept that they're going to end up facing adult competition. They can either deal with it, or cry over it and then get taunted for crying too.

This isn't softball at the family picnic. Junior doesn't get to swing until he gets a hit, and we've got no reason to give a fuck if someone picks on him. It would be the parents job to watch out for their kids, not the community at large.

xf86enodev manages to almost sound like a normal human being except for using the goonism of calling someone that does something they don't agree with a sociopath

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Hahaha, is this a seriouspost? It's amazing when this thread brings the real sociopaths out.

No, making a kid cry is not griefing, you fucks.

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By definition it would be, but I can understand if your moral outrage blinds you to reality.

And there you have it, a distilled essence of goon: How can I translate my anti-social characteristics into Lord of the Rings Online and play it off as though I'm the one with the authority and power in the situation?

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Re: Re: GBS RSS
« Reply #44 on: June 16, 2012, 08:13:04 AM »
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I hate that I do this to myself.

I read a lot of Feminist stuff because it's really interesting to me. It makes me feel awful though. I feel like by simply existing I'm actively supporting a patriarchy of oppression and misery, and simply living my life comes at the cost of trampling over someone elses.

People tell me I'm a good, kind, person, but I still feel so dirty and guilty, like I'm personally responsible for all this suffering. Phrases like "rape-culture" or this whole Lara Craft debacle make me want to curl into a ball, hide under my covers, and just never leave my dark little room.

Then I think, "but by feeling all guilty, I'm manjacking the legitimate feelings of those who are suffering, pulling a self-centered "but what about the menz" card!" Then I feel even more guilty on top of the other guilt, and it just makes me feel terrible.

Through frequent therapy, I've gotten over the feelings of self-hatred, the idea I'm worthless, ugly, a waste of space, etc, but I can't get past this issue and it's driving me insane.

Why do I suck so much?

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Quick update, I'm feeling a bit better today, but still pretty lousy about this. I talked to a close friend of mine, and she told me that she noticed it affected the rest of my life too. I've always had a ton of problems with women, not in a "nice guy" way, but I'm terrified of taking control or being dominant. I always feel terrified, almost painful, to make any kind of move with a girl, and I feel the need to ask permission before I do anything, which I guess kills the mood.

She says that girls LIKE it when guys make the first move and be more dominant, but it's just so scary. I don't want to mess up and hurt people

Again, she stressed I'm not a "nice guy" at all, it's just when it comes to the romantic, relationship side that it becomes a problem. I'm really confident besides this, I dunno what my problem is.

I just see all this pain and hurt in the world, I don't want to be a part of it. I just want people to be happy.

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« Reply #45 on: June 16, 2012, 01:26:25 PM »
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I honestly believe suicide is the appropriate course of action for that person. He is worse than worthless. His life would be complete and fulfilled if he were the Gimp in a gay bondage dungeon. I wish someone would recommend that.
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« Reply #46 on: June 18, 2012, 12:36:00 PM »
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I hate that I do this to myself.

I read a lot of Feminist stuff because it's really interesting to me. It makes me feel awful though. I feel like by simply existing I'm actively supporting a patriarchy of oppression and misery, and simply living my life comes at the cost of trampling over someone elses.

People tell me I'm a good, kind, person, but I still feel so dirty and guilty, like I'm personally responsible for all this suffering. Phrases like "rape-culture" or this whole Lara Craft debacle make me want to curl into a ball, hide under my covers, and just never leave my dark little room.

Then I think, "but by feeling all guilty, I'm manjacking the legitimate feelings of those who are suffering, pulling a self-centered "but what about the menz" card!" Then I feel even more guilty on top of the other guilt, and it just makes me feel terrible.

Through frequent therapy, I've gotten over the feelings of self-hatred, the idea I'm worthless, ugly, a waste of space, etc, but I can't get past this issue and it's driving me insane.

Why do I suck so much?

Quick update, I'm feeling a bit better today, but still pretty lousy about this. I talked to a close friend of mine, and she told me that she noticed it affected the rest of my life too. I've always had a ton of problems with women, not in a "nice guy" way, but I'm terrified of taking control or being dominant. I always feel terrified, almost painful, to make any kind of move with a girl, and I feel the need to ask permission before I do anything, which I guess kills the mood.

She says that girls LIKE it when guys make the first move and be more dominant, but it's just so scary. I don't want to mess up and hurt people

Again, she stressed I'm not a "nice guy" at all, it's just when it comes to the romantic, relationship side that it becomes a problem. I'm really confident besides this, I dunno what my problem is.

I just see all this pain and hurt in the world, I don't want to be a part of it. I just want people to be happy.

This would have been the absolute best purple heart ever if it was posted there 6 years ago or earlier.  It has to be a troll.  It has to be.

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« Reply #47 on: June 18, 2012, 03:31:10 PM »
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It seems to be real. He made a separate thread for the issue and has given trigger warnings before. He also seems like a total gaywad.

Also, someone in his thread accused him of being a misogynist. 

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« Reply #48 on: June 18, 2012, 04:40:01 PM »
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http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?noseen=0&threadid=3490318&perpage=40&pagenumber=2#pti36
The Something Awful Forums > Discussion > Ask / Tell > Ask me about working for "Big Pharma"

Goons with absolutely no idea about how pharmaceuticals work or the immense amount of expenses involving drug. http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2012/02/10/the-truly-staggering-cost-of-inventing-new-drugs/ is a good reference about it for anyone interested as well as http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/ftpdocs/54xx/doc5406/04-29-prescriptiondrugs.pdf, but it's essentially this:

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But as Bernard Munos of the InnoThink Center for Research In Biomedical Innovation has noted, just adjusting that estimate for current failure rates results in an estimate of $4 billion in research dollars spent for every drug that is approved. But Munos showed me another figure, where he divided each drug company’s R&D budget by the average number of drugs approved. This was far more dramatic.

tl;dr getting a new drug approved requires vast amounts of time, money, risk, and the price of the drug on the market is absorbing the costs for all the failed ones that didn't make it.

Of course, goons know better about how things should be run and will tell the employees of the company about how it should be run because they managed to look up a bogus study that lines up with their world view-

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The statistic Big Pharma typically cites (see, for instance, this PhRMA video on how Mister Chemical Compound becomes Mister Brand-Name Drug) is that the cost of bringing a new drug to market is about $1 billion. Now a new study indicates the cost is more like, um, $55 million.

And here's another goon who doesn't even know what the fuck a business plan is or what a "product timeline" is, nor have any experience within the biomedical industry. But he'll sure tell you how the industry should be run as if he's spent 20 years in the field.

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New drugs get 4 years exclusivity, then go to generic. Buying up the generic manufacturers is not allowed. If it's just a combination drug or some stupid refinement version of a previous drug, you only get 1 year exclusivity. No advertising to consumers for Rx medication.

That way you'd actually focus on novel drugs, and when you found one it'd be big money for you and good for society.

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You'll make your money back in the exclusivity years by selling the cure for cancer. Which will probably be pretty well received by the public. Or more than likely, you'll be "that guy" that cured it while researching at a university and then a pharmaceutical manufacturer will mass produce it and still turn a healthy profit.

If it's worth discovering, someone will discover it, provided we keep encouraging our children to pursue science and medicine and making the world a little bit better. If it's not worth discovering, then it is just a stopgap medication that probably already exists. And thus should not cost thousands per month/week/dose.

I pay $4 per pill of something that I take three pills of per day. $12 per day = $372 per month. This is a drug that my insurance doesn't cover (because of the price), but it has been around in its current form for almost 100 years. It is a very simple synthesis and the cost of the raw chemical is literally dollars per kilo. Does this seem right to you?


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Quote from: FRINGE
This is the way things already are, as was noted above ("pharmaceutical companies lack a financial incentive to develop new antibiotics").

The current model of the industry as profit-driven and business-minded is not really doing anything good for society except when "the market" drags them kicking and screaming into it. The current motivation seems to be "do as little as possible, market it as hard as possible, take all the monies".

lol

yes the american business model of pharmaceutical corporations isn't doing any good for society; we all just suddenly had longer lifespans and better quality of life, lower infant mortality rates, and more effective treatments of diseases through liberal thinking and enlightenment.


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« Reply #49 on: June 18, 2012, 10:59:12 PM »
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Of course goons hate big pharma, they're pissed that big pharma hasn't invented a pill to fix all their fucking problems and they're pissed they have to pay money to a company to fix up their fucked up health problems.

Man, I don't hate my chronic illness, but I hate my fucking doctor for charging me money to treat it. Fucking capitalist.

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I pay $4 per pill of something that I take three pills of per day. $12 per day = $372 per month. This is a drug that my insurance doesn't cover (because of the price), but it has been around in its current form for almost 100 years. It is a very simple synthesis and the cost of the raw chemical is literally dollars per kilo. Does this seem right to you?
The raw material for cars literally comes out of the ground, they just shovel it out of there (destroying the environment too), and then these greedy ass fucking corporations charge me thousands of dollars for a fucking car. They dug it out of the fucking ground for pennies and they think that's fair?
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