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Someone Asks How To Explain 2020 To Someone In 2010 And This Person Gives Such A Knockdown Summary, It’s Crazy That We’re Living In These Times
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Someone Asks How To Explain 2020 To Someone In 2010 And This Person Gives Such A Knockdown Summary, It’s Crazy That We’re Living In These Times

Reality is one heck of a tough nut to crack. Things look different from perspective and time is relative. No wonder Elon Musk is convinced we’re all living in a simulation.

So imagine what glitch in the matrix happened when someone was asked to explain 2020 to someone from 2010. The redditor u/MasterRoshi spilled it all black on white in a surreal synopsis. I mean, so real it kinda sounds unreal. When put into the light, our lives sound like a twisted plot from a Kubrick movie. And I mean, who are we to judge when “the only person keeping us from starting a huge riot is a gun-toting Oklahoma man with meth addiction and 180 tigers”? Let’s dive into this bizarre moment of truth down below!

Image credits: onyxandcake (not the actual photo)

Image credits: ThaMasterRoshi

Image credits: ThaMasterRoshi

We’re only four months into 2020, but it doesn’t feel like it’s gonna be an easy year. And now that we live amid the current global crisis, one can’t help but wonder whether anyone had seen it coming.

Surprisingly or not, two years ago, the World Health Organization warned about a list of pathogens that needed urgent scientific research. The viruses had no known treatments or vaccines, and all had the potential to trigger pandemics that could kill thousands. One particular virus was named Disease X. It referred to “a serious international epidemic caused by a pathogen currently unknown.”

In 2018, Bill Gates also recommended taking relevant steps to prevent a future global pandemic like the current one. “Given the continual emergence of new pathogens, the increasing risk of a bioterror attack, and how connected our world is through air travel, there is a significant probability of a large and lethal modern-day pandemic occurring in our lifetimes,” said Gates.

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Miguel Ángel
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can assure the writer of that crap that outside the USA, the vast majority of people didn't give a fuck about rapist Kobe Bryant's death.

MCathenaE
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am inside the US & could not care any less about his death. He. Was. Not. A. Good. Person.

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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They forgot to mention the African locust invasion. It's of biblical proportions and could make its way west. no one seems to be talking about it though.

Phi
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wasn't aware of that. Thanks for taking the time to write about it, untill I googe it (because of your comment) I hadn't see anything on the news

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John Louis
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How about the vast majority of people react appropriately to an unfortunately dangerous pandemic. Government's struggled and were admittedly unprepared for a situation they were warned about by scientists but they did react reasonably swift. (Compare this to China under Mao which hid mass starvation or the British Government ignoring the Irish Potato famine). There was a small amount of craziness as people hoarding paper products, fortunately, there was no shortage of food (things returned to normal about a month later). Finally, people took distraction in a television show about the antics of a colorful but, admittedly dysfunctional animal trainer.

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Miguel Ángel
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can assure the writer of that crap that outside the USA, the vast majority of people didn't give a fuck about rapist Kobe Bryant's death.

MCathenaE
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am inside the US & could not care any less about his death. He. Was. Not. A. Good. Person.

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cc
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They forgot to mention the African locust invasion. It's of biblical proportions and could make its way west. no one seems to be talking about it though.

Phi
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wasn't aware of that. Thanks for taking the time to write about it, untill I googe it (because of your comment) I hadn't see anything on the news

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John Louis
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How about the vast majority of people react appropriately to an unfortunately dangerous pandemic. Government's struggled and were admittedly unprepared for a situation they were warned about by scientists but they did react reasonably swift. (Compare this to China under Mao which hid mass starvation or the British Government ignoring the Irish Potato famine). There was a small amount of craziness as people hoarding paper products, fortunately, there was no shortage of food (things returned to normal about a month later). Finally, people took distraction in a television show about the antics of a colorful but, admittedly dysfunctional animal trainer.

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