Virus from Wuhan, China Predicted for 2020 in 1981 Book - Coincidence?

 
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very interesting

Kinda makes you wonder.

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No, Dean Koontz did not predict the coronavirus in a 1981 novel

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mmullins98 wrote:

Another view:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/us/dean-koontz-novel-coronavirus-debunk-trnd/index.html

That probably was coincidence, BUT think Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke (and many others). Great thinkers that had many of their ideas in their stories come true.

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these just tongue in cheek, sometimes not sure based on the false story about the mask maker in TX and responses. It sorta shows how con men are always out there, phone, internet, hackers, etc. Of course coincidence.

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We were in Wuhan in 2005,

We were in Wuhan in 2005, and visited a ‘Pet Market’ not too far from where ship was docked.
Government Guide called it a Pet Market, But in Back end it looked quite odd.
I took video of it. A little over a month ago we realized it was probably THE Wet Market people were talking about. Took a day to find the DV Tapes, and a couple days to get camcorder going, but we transferred all the wild footage.
Contact me off line if you want a link to see it.

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Mask Maker story true

johnnatash4 wrote:

these just tongue in cheek, sometimes not sure based on the false story about the mask maker in TX and responses. It sorta shows how con men are always out there, phone, internet, hackers, etc. Of course coincidence.

Actually, the Mask Maker story is true. See: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2020/04/03/if-you-i...

Also, scammers are "Faking" his website. Or least they were. See: https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/texas-face-masks-maker-f...

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metricman wrote:
johnnatash4 wrote:

these just tongue in cheek, sometimes not sure based on the false story about the mask maker in TX and responses. It sorta shows how con men are always out there, phone, internet, hackers, etc. Of course coincidence.

Actually, the Mask Maker story is true. See: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2020/04/03/if-you-i...

Also, scammers are "Faking" his website. Or least they were. See: https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/03/18/texas-face-masks-maker-fraud/

you look at the top left of what you posted, there's a blue box "opinion"

I'd rather stay with fact, which is that factory doubled the shifts and quadrupled output.

It's like we learned in HS stats--numbers need to be both reliable, and valid. There's a tendency to spin things the way we want if that's not the case. Certainly we don't want stats to be used with coronavirus unless they are reliable and valid.

Double the shift work, quadruple the output. That's pretty profitable is it not, for that factory, and also doing the right thing because what they mfg. is needed right now across the globe.

To play devil's advocate to what I've said, one can say well, double the shift, quadruple the output, barring new technology, that may not be good for the workers. I get it, it's just a sign of the times. I'm just trying to state the fact has to be the basis on what we're discussing. Otherwise we're just kidding around. and that's fine too.

Futility

This is similar to a novel published in 1898 called "Futility".

The book is about a giant steamship called The Titan that struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic in April and didn't have enough lifeboats.

14 years later, The Titanic sinking occurred.

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March 5, 2020, online, it was said that Goldman Sachs had advised its clients 2 weeks prior, there could be a major correction coming. This implies they likely gave that advice week of February 17. By March 23, the markets were down 32%.

Coincidence? Why wouldn't everyone and their uncles heed the advice, and move all equities into cash?

Wait, I gotta run, the IRS is calling now asking for my SS# and DOB. Said I might be audited unless I give them this info....