Education company under fire for ‘racist’ nursing textbook (*not* SJW BS)

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Education company under fire for ‘racist’ nursing textbook (*not* SJW BS)

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:03 pm

Education company under fire for ‘racist’ nursing textbook
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Synopsis: Those people don't feel pain like we do.
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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:41 pm

I thought the bigger news was that Math was a white supremacist issue?
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Postby Monster » Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:44 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Education company under fire for ‘racist’ nursing textbook
NY Post

Synopsis: Those people don't feel pain like we do.

I can see the good intentions of the author who wrote the "racist" text. It's the same sort of thing that you might find in books about making business deals abroad. For example, in business books, it is written that in Japan, Japanese people like to make small talk and have tea before getting to business. Same as China. So, the author of this nursing text tried to write the same sort of thing. However, I also can see that there are better ways to write this sort of thing in a less distasteful manner.
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Postby Gord » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:16 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Education company under fire for ‘racist’ nursing textbook
NY Post

Synopsis: Those people don't feel pain like we do.

Yeah but what about this other headline?

Man enjoys life after losing 3-foot-long penis

How do you lose a 3-foot-long penis? What a butterfingers!
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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:00 am

The New York Post was a trashy tabloid even before Rupert Murdoch acquired it. :pr:
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Postby TJrandom » Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:29 am

What? Pain isn`t directly proportional to skin color?

On a serious note - there ought to be a way to scientifically measure pain. A scan, a blood test… something.

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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:39 pm

TJ---how are you using "ought"? I assume you mean in reality? Some way to "scientifically measure pain." Grab your dictionary: look up subjective. So.....I have to assume you mean ought as in wishful thinking.

Most oughts (and Lance's shoulds) are like this. No reality at all, just wishful thinking. Science to eventually fulfill 10% of them.
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Postby TJrandom » Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:31 am

Yes - in reality, just as blood pressure is measured, temperature is measured, weight is measured - there ought to be a way to accurately measure pain on an agreed scale. Instead, I am asked to describe my pain on a scale of zero to ten, and of course it varries with time, mood, and internals. And beyond that - my description is ignored, medication not prescribed, etc. So - yes, there ought to be....

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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:05 pm

TJrandom wrote:On a serious note - there ought to be a way to scientifically measure pain. A scan, a blood test… something.


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We will start by establishing a comparative base line of pains ranging from 1 to 10 and measure how loud you scream in agony.

(Range 1 -3) I will first throw feathers at you. I will then tap you on the head with pencil erasers. I will then whip you with cooked noodle strands.
Test Result : "arrrggghhhh"

(Range 4-6) I will poke your feet with forks from the kitchen, I will then dry crush biscuits into your bed and make you sleep in it all night. I will then turn your shower onto the freezing cold setting when you least expect it.
Test Result : "arrrggghhhh"

(Range 7-9) I will buy you tickets in the front row of a Britney Spears Concert. I will then rent out your spare room to Gorgeous. I will then start giving your partner free violin lessons conditional that she only practices when you are nearby.
Test Result : "arrrggghhhh"

(Range 10) I will force you to watch and transcribe every conspiracy theory on You Tube
Test Result : "arrrggghhhh"

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Postby TJrandom » Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:08 am

Couldn`t we just go with brain waves - and skip the subjective stuff, like Gorgeous?

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Postby Austin Harper » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:58 pm

I don't like taking pain killers so every time I've been asked what my pain level is I've just say 3. Except when I had a kidney stone, which was excruciating and I gave them an honest 9.
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