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[ale] ALE meeting location
Probably need to check if Melton's is switching to take out only. Brockett Pub just announced their transition beginning tomorrow.
On March 16, 2020 5:43:09 PM EDT, Steve Litt via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:03:38 -0400
>Sean Kilpatrick <kilpatms at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I AM Grandpa.
>> I believe there is a fundamental difference between Existence and
>> Life. Hiding in a cave, afraid of nearly every living thing, is
>> Existing, NOT Living.
>> For me, sharing a beer with a friend is far less risky than paddling
>> an open canoe down the roughest white water east of the Colorado
>> River, which I have done many times.
>I stand in awe of your adventuresome spirit, oh courageous one. You
>might want to consider (but probably won't), that when you drown in a
>river, nobody loses but you. When you go to a bar and contract the
>virus, you spread the virus to up to half those you later come in
>contact with. Those people, in turn, will likely give it to their
>families and housemates. And if any of those housemates are as
>adventurous as you, you'll have an awe-inspiring fanout. In Italy,
>which is a couple weeks farther along the curve than the US, the virus'
>death rate is 7.3% (
>). That's not 7.3% of old people, that's 7.3% of all people. You won't
>get tried for murder, and likely won't know who died due to your
>actions, but you sure enough killed them.
>As you breath on people after your night of beer with your friends, you
>might want to consider that some of those people have done things a
>hell of a lot more brave than white water rafting, and in many cases
>their brave acts benefited society much more than your white water
>To those not as courageous as Sean Kilpatrick, I'd simply say that this
>afternoon our nation's *scientists* recommend face to face meetings not
>exceed ten people, and to stay away from bars and restaurants. I'd
>recommend online meetings until this thing runs its course, if not for
>us, then for our loved ones and those we encounter.
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