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Author Topic: Disturbing to say the least!  (Read 1715 times)

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Offline Life

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Disturbing to say the least!
« on: July 25, 2006, 10:29:23 PM »
Why does this crap exist??
What purpose can this serve??? 

I brought this post from another forum unrelated to aidsmeds... 
How can folks or this person feel this way??
And don't tell me its just another "Redneck"
 :'(

POST TO FOLLOW

Hello America.
Dear sweet still Homophobic and Racist America, you may be wavering to the side of mainstream on HIV being the cause of AIDS. I used to be, but am not any more.

Just boiling it all down, to whom actually died or is affected, or is told that their test results are positive, or that they have AIDS, seems to me to be more than telling me all I need to know about HIV and AIDS.

Who is testing HIV positive and being diagnosed in the category (AIDS is a category, not a disease, that requires a positive HIV test) as having AIDS. Who is even taking the tests?

Well let me see, here in America, america, we have the numero uno group of HOMOSEXUALS running down every 3 months to take their HIV tests, mixed with some BLACK heterosexuals, every once in a while when the preacher puts the fear of GOD and the lectures that all their husbands are out on the "Down Low", a handful of Mexicans, and even most of these in the last categories of black, Mexican and dopers, are DOPE ADDICTS, and a mere minute smattering of others that do not fit into these categories. Now why almost only gays, blacks, and dopers. What else do these groups have in common?

Gee, they are all on the top of the undesirable list of an awful lot of people! It would be quite amazing indeed if this tiny little spec of 17 or so various proteins of retrovirus were smart enough to discriminate, so I can not possibly understand how the virus or the tests would know how to be racist homophobes. How can this be?

Now lets look at AFRICA. Strange as strange can be, it is a BLACK HETEROSEXUAL disease in Africa. Strangely enough the virus and the tests are again exhibiting RACIST attributes here as well. No hetero outbreak over here in the states or Europe, other than a small pattering of another unwanted and despised groups, or the dopers! Nope Indeed. Just a big ole heterosexual thing for all the poorest, malnourished black heterosexuals in Africa.

Smart virus indeed, Smart HIV test. So brilliant that it is a total RACIST and Gay Bashing HOMOPHOBE. Care to explain this PharmaBawd? Didn't think so. The largest common denominator is that the affected and infected are in the "high risk" categories of being highly discrimated against and the most vulnerable groups as well. WoW!

As a straight man, first of all, I don't even bother to go get a test, but just in case someone ever talked me into it after a long bout with the flu, I would go to the testing place, tell them I am hetero and not a doper, and they would give me the test. OK, I am in a "LOW RISK CATEGORY" for testing positive. If the test lit up as it often does for more than 60 often common conditions that are listed in the scientific journals, even including just having the flu, I would be told I need a backup test. OK, I take the backup test, and have 3 out of 6 western blot lines light up in the test, and then they see I am HETEROSEXUAL LOW RISK CATEGORY, I am declared to be a FALSE POSITIVE.

Now I go to a clinic frequented by gays. Tell them I am a gay man. Now I am in a "HIGH RISK CATEGORY". My first test lights up, I take the second test. My test lights up with the same 3 out of 6 lines that were found when I posed as the straight guy. But this time, I am said to be "HIGH RISK". My results are read differently than when I told them I was heterosexual. This time, low and behold, with the VERY SAME TEST RESULTS as last time when I was told I was false positive, as a gay man I am told Your test result came back POSITIVE for HIV! "YOU HAVE HIV, THE VIRUS THAT CAUSES AIDS".

Off I go to the HIV doc. He tells me Take these meds and take em quick, and take em for the rest of your life. Oh don't worry that they are life long chemotherapy. Don't worry about those side effects. Be brave now, lipodystrophy and liver failure, and blood poisoning from the drugs are not all that bad! Well if you say so, Doc. I am gonna die anyway if I don't take the toxic meds.

I am not even going to do any research to find out that the leading cause of death in HIV positive Americans is actually liver failure directly due to the HIV drugs, cause now I am too paranoid to even investigate it.

There you have it. HIV and AIDS, and HIV testing. Gee, How come HIV/AIDS and the HIV tests are soooo smart to get away with being as Racist and Homophobic just the same as many of the people in the world?

Whatsamatter America! Too simple to see the obvious? Although it is sooooo ugly, I hardly blame you for not looking and seeing it for what it is. But I hope one day you will have the courage to open your eyes and take an honest look. At yourself.

END OF POST

Of all the posts I read, of all the postive things I here...  Why does this bother me?  I don't know this poster, nor do I choose to beleive the crap he/she spews....  It makes you wonder why we are where we are in the world if others think this way..... bla bla bla...  Anyway....   Onward and Upward...

« Last Edit: July 25, 2006, 11:39:11 PM by Eric »

Offline Lisa

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2006, 07:05:41 AM »
I thought this poster sounded like a newly diagnosed person blowing off a little anger. He/She likely thought they were sounding witty by making the comparison. Hopefully they will mature into their diagnosis, and cease the offensive rhetoric.
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Offline angels4kelly

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2006, 08:19:43 AM »
Hi Eric,
This is definitely the most


IGNORANT & DISGUSTING

thing I've read

Jesus Christ!!

Thanks for sharing ;D
Peace and love,
Kelly


                                                     


                                               
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Offline Life

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2006, 10:10:01 AM »
My husband William said to me last night "You better let this one go Eric".  So, I will.  I don't like to fight with people anymoire about their views and mine...  Thanks Lisa, Thanks Kelly...

Offline krakerjm

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2006, 02:26:19 PM »
Not sure what the point is except some one babbling on and on and about what exactly? is any of this based in truth or all pure fantasy from a high or crazy person?  I shouldn't bother responding to this crap...
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Offline lydgate

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2006, 02:42:34 PM »
Well, if it's meant to be witty, it fails: the post is offensive. I thought the writer was paranoid delusional. I wouldn't be surprised if he posted something on some forum claiming to have been abducted by aliens and subjected to invasive medical examinations. Yep, better to let it go than fight with the crazies. Jay
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Offline krakerjm

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Re: Disturbing to say the least!
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2006, 02:51:31 PM »
WHAT?!  I was abducted by aliens once, that's how I got infected, their dirty probes, wont' say what kind of probes ;D
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