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sir_captain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-04 09:06 PM
Response to Reply #9
12. i sort of agree
"Our society IS profit-based... Money is what matters." Lord knows I agree with you about that...

although, as i've said, i actually think the biggest profit in this particular case will be in a cure, rather than any prolonged treatment
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  -Will there be a cure for AIDS? HypnoToad  Apr-09-04 08:47 PM   #0 
  - No  camero   Apr-09-04 08:49 PM   #1 
  - By definition  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 08:53 PM   #4 
     - As long as the system is for profit  camero   Apr-09-04 08:55 PM   #5 
        - Exactly. There is no cynicism in my wording *at all*.  HypnoToad   Apr-09-04 09:00 PM   #7 
        - i meant no offense  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:04 PM   #10 
        - ok  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:01 PM   #8 
           - No, quite the same point  camero   Apr-09-04 09:23 PM   #18 
              - ah, i see...  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:25 PM   #19 
  - I think the last choice is overly cynical  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 08:51 PM   #2 
  - That's a good point, but  HypnoToad   Apr-09-04 09:02 PM   #9 
     - i sort of agree  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:06 PM   #12 
  - They only make money if you stay sick.  MrSlayer   Apr-09-04 08:52 PM   #3 
  - Are you saying this about  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 08:57 PM   #6 
     - Hospitals charge you $20 for an aspirin.  MrSlayer   Apr-09-04 09:07 PM   #14 
     - I agree that insurance companies are scum  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:20 PM   #16 
     - Hospitals and pharmaceuticals  camero   Apr-09-04 09:25 PM   #20 
        - it's not that simple...  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:27 PM   #21 
           - Major surgeries and chemo  camero   Apr-09-04 09:29 PM   #22 
              - you have an overly simplistic view of the medical system  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:34 PM   #23 
                 - I have a vast view of the system  camero   Apr-09-04 09:36 PM   #24 
                    - there we agree  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:38 PM   #25 
                       - As a patient in a clinic  camero   Apr-09-04 09:41 PM   #26 
                          - i'm all for mucho regulation  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:43 PM   #27 
                             - Nothing against the people in your clinic  camero   Apr-09-04 09:50 PM   #28 
                                - i hear you on those specialists...  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 10:00 PM   #30 
  - There has never been a cure for a virus. That's why we still get  FloridaPat   Apr-09-04 09:05 PM   #11 
  - true...a vaccine is a billion times more likely  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:07 PM   #13 
  - I think the options available shall dramatically improve in the future..  flaminbats   Apr-09-04 09:07 PM   #15 
  - interesting analogy  sir_captain   Apr-09-04 09:22 PM   #17 
  - As far as Hep C goes...there in no *cure*...  dolo amber   Apr-09-04 09:53 PM   #29 
     - Diabetes and Hep C do have some similarities.  flaminbats   Apr-09-04 11:31 PM   #31 
  - Having worked in medical research for 10 years before changing careers....  Lisa0825   Apr-09-04 11:49 PM   #32 

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