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Scottland83 t1_ir9kj0y wrote

What about the universe where Hitler cured cancer? The answer is Don’t think about it.


Spindrune t1_ir9pjf2 wrote

Curing cancer is Fucking easy as hell. It’s not killing you to do it that’s tough.


vathodic t1_irbmsau wrote

There's no money in curing cancer...only treating it


OccamsRifle t1_irc34rm wrote

That's is very untrue


Shank6ter t1_irchr4d wrote

Except it’s not. Chemo can and usually is a treatment required multiple times. And it costs thousands of dollars. If the cure existed it would kill recurring customers (not literally). There have been feasible treatments for cancer for decades but big pharmaceutical companies do what they can to prevent its exposure to the public.


Scottland83 t1_irdaqqf wrote

I guarantee you that a cure for cancer would make the inventor rich.


Shank6ter t1_irdas70 wrote

Who’s gonna buy it?


Scottland83 t1_irdbw8l wrote

People with cancer.


Shank6ter t1_irdc80w wrote

And who’s gonna distribute it? Mass produce it?


Scottland83 t1_irde4i6 wrote

Same as the cures for chlamydia, rabies, syphilis, tuberculosis, etc.


Shank6ter t1_irdf6cu wrote

There is no cure for any of the things you listed. All are treated either with anti-biotics or penicillin, which are repetitive treatments that make lots of money, or in the case of rabies there is no cure. There is a vaccine that is painful and only a one time treatment, and are only administered after someone has been possibly exposed because of how not only expensive it is, but painful as well.

All you did was prove my point. Big pharma isn’t going to invest into a one time cure all because it doesn’t make them as much money as prolonged treatments like chemo and anti-biotics do.


Scottland83 t1_irdguts wrote

Prove that there’s a cancer cure.


Shank6ter t1_irdh9mv wrote

Prove there isn’t 🤷‍♂️

See how easy it is to say shit like that? You made an argument that big pharma would indeed fund a cure, and I debunked every single one of the examples you used. Hell one of them doesn’t even have a normal treatment.


Scottland83 t1_irdhd1z wrote

I can’t prove there isn’t a cure and that was never my claim. You claimed there is a cure and can only Gish gallop when put on the spot.


MasterFubar t1_irakmfi wrote

The best alternate universe would be one where Hitler had enough artistic talent to make a living painting movie posters and magazine advertisements.


abzinth91 t1_irc21dt wrote

Iirc there was an adventure game, set on the Titanic. If you don't save some portraits they get famous for sinking with the ship, artist was A. Hitler



MintyMissterious t1_ir9lk44 wrote

Don't tell me what to do! You're not my real mom!

But seriously, do think about it. Recent resurgence makes it clear they'd be happy to try at Holocaust again, and it's predictable they'd be slightly more tactical about it.


redchill101 t1_irbdwac wrote

Who exactly are you talking about when you say "they'd be happy to try again"?


MstClvrUsrnm t1_irauaxa wrote

Couldn't likely have happened - hating Jews (and the associated fear that was manufactured in the populace) was fundamental to the Nazi rise to power.


Treecliff t1_irbs9da wrote

Right. It's just saying that the Nazis could have done better... if they weren't the Nazis. Of course. But if they weren't nationalists/racists/antisemites, then they couldn't have won the war, because they wouldn't have started one.


Scottland83 t1_irdb8bm wrote

Observe: Germany today. Not perfect, but economically wealthy, respected for their industry, and Berlin is one of most desirable cities for Jewish refugees.