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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:51 pm

Scientists are working on a pill for loneliness
Teh Gruniad
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It’s less science fiction than it sounds. A number of clinical trials – led by Stephanie and others – are already under way, targeting the ways in which chronic loneliness changes the brain, as well as the havoc it unleashes on the nervous system. If there are pharmacological treatments for other social pains like depression and anxiety, why not loneliness?

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Re: What's sadder? Loneliness or ...

Post by xouper » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:59 pm

Non-medical remedy for loneliness: get thee onto the internet and into some sort of social interaction (facebook, twitter, skeptical community, etc). There are a bazillion people there who will gladly tell you what they think of you and what your problem is, especially after you express an opinion or post a photo.

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Post by shemp » Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:24 pm

... Abdul hanging around here posting meaningless shit.
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Re: What's sadder? Loneliness or ...

Post by sparks » Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:56 pm

Or, perhaps get off the goddamned internet and go socialize with other real people.

Just be careful they aren't Rethuglicunts. :)
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:15 am

sparks wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:56 pm
Or, perhaps get off the goddamned internet and go socialize with other real people.

Just be careful they aren't Rethuglicunts. :)
Relax.

Take this pill and never feel lonely again.

It will even help you get off the internet and wander aimlessly and alone all over town, but never feel lonely.

:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
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Post by xouper » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:18 am

sparks wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:56 pm
Or, perhaps get off the goddamned internet and go socialize with other real people.

Just be careful they aren't Rethuglicunts. :)
Unless of course you’re a Rethuglicunt, then you would want to be careful they aren’t Democrassholes. :)

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Re: What's sadder? Loneliness or ...

Post by sparks » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:21 am

Indeed.

Let's all keep hating each other until we die.



You go first...... :)



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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:24 am

Boys! Boys! Stop fighting and take these pills.

Isn't that all better now. ;)
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Post by sparks » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:29 am

Only if they work AA. Try one or five and give us a report, Umkay?
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Post by xouper » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:39 am

sparks wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:21 am
Indeed.

Let's all keep hating each other until we die.



You go first...... :)



Perhaps you can put in a bad word with Sky Daddy for me?
It's too late for me to go first . . .

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:13 am

Misanthropy is the best cure for loneliness. A dab of agoraphobia helps too
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Post by Witness » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:26 am

When I'm alone I'm not in bad company.

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Post by Bruce » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:50 am

Call me a traditionalist, but ethanol has been the drug of choice for lonliness for eons. No need to re-invent the wheel.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:58 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
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Misanthropy is the best cure for loneliness. A dab of agoraphobia helps too
The natural way. 8)
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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:41 am

Bruce wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:50 am
Call me a traditionalist, but ethanol has been the drug of choice for lonliness for eons. No need to re-invent the wheel.
Ethanol is the Dunning-Kruger effect in a bottle.
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Re: What's sadder? Loneliness or ...

Post by sparks » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:49 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:41 am
Bruce wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:50 am
Call me a traditionalist, but ethanol has been the drug of choice for lonliness for eons. No need to re-invent the wheel.
Ethanol is the Dunning-Kruger effect in a bottle.
Indeed Anax, indeed.

I blush to the roots of my hair to admit I enjoy it nevertheless. I refer to it somewhat dysphemistically as 'Liquid Shithead'.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:34 am

sparks wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:49 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:41 am
Bruce wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:50 am
Call me a traditionalist, but ethanol has been the drug of choice for lonliness for eons. No need to re-invent the wheel.
Ethanol is the Dunning-Kruger effect in a bottle.
Indeed Anax, indeed.

I blush to the roots of my hair to admit I enjoy it nevertheless. I refer to it somewhat dysphemistically as 'Liquid Shithead'.
Well, me too. A bit too much for my own good probably.
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Post by Pyrrho » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:17 pm

This is pretty sad:

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/doctor-tells ... deo-screen
When Ernest Quintana went into Kaiser Permanente Medical Center's emergency department in Fremont on Sunday, his wife of 58 years, his son, daughter and granddaughter all worried about the 79-year-old man.

They say it was hard enough to learn that his lungs were failing, but they couldn't believe it when a hospital robot entered his room and they got the news through a doctor on the robot's video screen.

Quintana's granddaughter was in the ICU by his side, and she said at first the nurse came in.

"The nurse came around and said the doctor was going to make rounds and I thought 'OK, no big deal, I'm here,' " said Annalisia Wilharm.

A short time later, a robot arrived in the room. A doctor appeared on a video screen. Wilharm took cell phone video so she could show her mother and grandmother the test results.

"When I took the video, I didn't realize all of this was going to unfold," she said.

Over the robot's video screen, Wilharm says she and her grandfather learned that Quintana's lungs were failing and he did not have long to live.

"You might not make it home," the doctor said on the screen.

Wilharm says that heartbreaking news hurt even more, delivered through a machine.
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Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:19 pm

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Re: What's sadder? Loneliness or ...

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:46 pm

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.