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Old 09-06-2013, 10:35 AM   #61
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I agree, the patent or research data would be bought out immediately and put in a basement somewhere. Ditto for all the other drugs for "untreatable diseases" out there. Without treatment medication, many of the larger drug companies would be hurting.

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I'm not defending the conspiracy but tossing people in a room and having them play researcher is an easy way to hide it.
^ This. Either that or hide other people's research and let them all go at it at the same time.
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:52 AM   #63
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I agree, the patent or research data would be bought out immediately and put in a basement somewhere. Ditto for all the other drugs for "untreatable diseases" out there. Without treatment medication, many of the larger drug companies would be hurting.



^ This. Either that or hide other people's research and let them all go at it at the same time.
OK, Dr. GasKing and Dr. SamDoe1... What would this "cure" look like? Would it be in form of a pill that cures all types of cancers? A fizzy tablet you drink for a week in the morning? Or a shot? How do you envision this "cure" that's so easy to find, so easy to market and package, and most of all, so easy to hide.

Do you not think that of all the researchers out there who have been motivated in their effort by the passing of loved ones, not one has the integrity or the brains (they are only doctors and scientists, after all) to sneak this cure out and post it on reddit and shout it from the rooftops of the internets without big pharma liquidating them?
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OK, Dr. GasKing and Dr. SamDoe1... What would this "cure" look like? Would it be in form of a pill that cures all types of cancers? A fizzy tablet you drink for a week in the morning? Or a shot? How do you envision this "cure" that's so easy to find, so easy to market and package, and most of all, so easy to hide.

Do you not think that of all the researchers out there who have been motivated in their effort by the passing of loved ones, not one has the integrity or the brains (they are only doctors and scientists, after all) to sneak this cure out and post it on reddit and shout it from the rooftops of the internets without big pharma liquidating them?
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If I knew the answer to those things, it wouldn't be a conspiracy.
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:24 AM   #67
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OK, Dr. GasKing and Dr. SamDoe1... What would this "cure" look like? Would it be in form of a pill that cures all types of cancers? A fizzy tablet you drink for a week in the morning? Or a shot? How do you envision this "cure" that's so easy to find, so easy to market and package, and most of all, so easy to hide.

Do you not think that of all the researchers out there who have been motivated in their effort by the passing of loved ones, not one has the integrity or the brains (they are only doctors and scientists, after all) to sneak this cure out and post it on reddit and shout it from the rooftops of the internets without big pharma liquidating them?
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You mean, if you knew more about the subject, your imagination would not run wild and come up with all sorts of crazy scenarios?
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I know at least 4 people who are pharmacists. None of them believe this.
As do I, and they all said about the same thing: "The medical industry would collapse if there were a cure for cancer."
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It's not just the fact that a cancer cure would lose money, it's the liability. If a company produces the cure but it has in intended side effects, even non-fatal ones, they will be sued to bankruptcy. You see these lawyer "have you been hurt?" commercials 20 times a day. They are certainly making money or it wouldn't be so prolific. From a corporate stand point, it's much safer to produce a hair growth formula instead.
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Hardly a conspiracy. Relevant though.
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Hardly a conspiracy. Relevant though.
somethings are just so bizarre they can't be explained. such as your wardrobe choice of tank tops and cargo shorts.
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You mean, if you knew more about the subject, your imagination would not run wild and come up with all sorts of crazy scenarios?
I work in the medical field, I know more about this stuff first hand than I can say in a public forum and probably more than a lot of people posting things in this thread. This business is just as much, or more, about money as any other industry. It's not all kittens and unicorns doing the right thing, it's about what brings in revenue in the end.

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As do I, and they all said about the same thing: "The medical industry would collapse if there were a cure for cancer."
Ugh...

"The medical industry would collapse if there were a immortality pill."

That doesn't make an immortality pill any more likely than before I wrote that sentence.
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Hardly a conspiracy. Relevant though.
Sad but true. Such good timing also.

Here's a conspiracy: The US gave Syria a chemical weapon and/or was involved in authorizing its use to deliberately cause a diversion from the sh.t storm that is being served up by Edward Snowden.

That would help explain Obama's reaction:

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Ugh...

"The medical industry would collapse if there were a immortality pill."

That doesn't make an immortality pill any more likely than before I wrote that sentence.
Not true. If I can cure cancer in 30 people for $500k million each or treat those 30 people for $5k a week for 5 years, which brings in more money?

The best thing you'll never see on the market is something that prevents cancer, or any other ailment that generates billions in revenue, altogether.

To be honest, you're more likely to see an immortality pill than a cure for cancer. Immortal doesn't mean you don't get sick or need drugs but instead means you need drugs for longer.
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Ugh...

"The medical industry would collapse if there were a immortality pill."

That doesn't make an immortality pill any more likely than before I wrote that sentence.
Except the difference is a cure for cancer is an actual, legitimate possibility, and an "immortality pill" isn't. You and I both know that's a totally ridiculous comparison.

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I work in the medical field, I know more about this stuff first hand than I can say in a public forum and probably more than a lot of people posting things in this thread. This business is just as much, or more, about money as any other industry. It's not all kittens and unicorns doing the right thing, it's about what brings in revenue in the end.
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