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JustBob October 14th, 2013 6:21pm

Man discovers a cure for a terminal illness, asks for nothing return for releasing it, except that the mayor erect a nude statue of herself in the town square. The mayor refuses and the cure is never released. Who's more at fault?

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:39 am

I just pictured the mayor in her business suit cutting the ribbon to her own peeing statue

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LochnessMonster Milky way
10/14/13 11:35 am

I would stand out there nude every day for months untill it's built if it meant getting a cure.

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susanr Colorado
10/14/13 1:16 pm

Who's the bigger butthead? Each of them is preventing people from being cured... The mayor at least has a reason, but geez, *terminal* illness. But the scientist holding the cure hostage for no good reason. So overall, the scientist is the worst

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GrandmaALiCE Rocky Mtns aerial view
10/14/13 10:09 pm

I just can't believe so many people blame the natural! She had nothing to do with the cure, in the first place. She was put into a very unfair position!

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ajpreyes Laveen
10/14/13 11:39 am

Actually I think the scientist is at fault. It's totally inappropriate for him to essentially blackmail the mayor into being publicly naked regardless of the reason.

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
10/14/13 11:37 am

Yeah, but what of the statue was supposed to be a peeing fountain? Could you handle that?

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kermie gaytopia
10/14/13 11:45 am

I don't think it should be illegal to withhold a cure but pretty damn close to it. Anyway thanks for the update on what's happening in your town! :D

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wego Utah
10/14/13 11:29 am

You make good polls, so that's what you can do :-)

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comppete Las Vegas
10/14/13 2:56 pm

It really depends on what shape her body is in. :-)

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ladyniner81 I hate people
10/14/13 9:13 pm

the scientist is being selfish. who cares about a stupid statue. they can save a life.

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LochnessMonster Milky way
10/14/13 11:41 am

Absolutely. If he wanted me on a freaking toilet I would do it.

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kermie gaytopia
10/14/13 11:42 am

I agree! I'm shocked at the results.

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kermie gaytopia
10/14/13 11:43 am

Where does it end? The scientist has an ethical obligation to release. Instead we're going to coddle him as he acts like a petulant tyrant? I don't think so.

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ajpreyes Laveen
10/14/13 11:48 am

Extortion is a crime.

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
10/14/13 1:59 pm

The scientist is a selfish prick. First, the statue would be rather costly, second, it's invading the mayor's privacy.

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
10/14/13 11:52 am

Exceptional point kermie, but scientists don't take any sort of Hippocratic oath.

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twss trump is a garbage human
10/14/13 11:24 am

Like wood paneling board? ;)

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:25 am

Oops, did I spell that wrong? Bored, thanks for catching that :)

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twss trump is a garbage human
10/14/13 11:28 am

Just giving you trouble :) Not a grammar Nazi...I promise!

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Zealizabeth Probably the hospital
10/14/13 2:12 pm

Really good question. Tough choice!

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/14/13 1:11 pm

Nobody is obligated to acquiesce to the demands of another, no matter the proposed reward. The mayor is completely within her rights. The inventor of the cure is likewise within his rights. It is his cure to do with as he sees fit.

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Ebola1 Florida
10/14/13 11:31 am

The mayor, of course, but I would prefer that she keep her clothes on. After all, we all know that what we imagine is usually better than what we see anyway.

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Emily33 North Carolina
10/14/13 1:11 pm

That's pretty selfish of the scientist.

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DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
10/14/13 7:30 pm

Why not just release the cure instead of putting restrictions on it.

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JudyMill Living free
10/14/13 8:11 pm

I'd do it, the mayor is cold.

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GrandmaALiCE Rocky Mtns aerial view
10/16/13 7:25 am

I understand what you are saying.

But the actual question is, who do you blame MORE?

How can people single out the mayor, in the context of your question? If it had been, 'is the mayor right or wrong', that is a different question.

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 2:53 pm

Morning routine, likes looking with a nice cup of tea

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JudyMill Living free
10/14/13 8:12 pm

I really doubt it

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 2:55 pm

I don't know if I could live with the decision if I were the mayor

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tobeap
10/14/13 4:44 pm

What's the big fuss from the mayor? The statue could be abstract.

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EmWalt Meet Jim the Duck
10/16/13 3:27 pm

Well yes, but it was the scientist who presented the ultimatum. Porn in the park or cure for cancer?

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EmWalt Meet Jim the Duck
10/16/13 3:27 pm

Okay, I was a little concerned for a minute...

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
10/14/13 7:36 pm

Just take the stupid statue down right after you've confirmed the cure.

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/16/13 7:41 am

If you leave it up to the artist's vision, it can hold lots of twists on what Angelo envisioned

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stefanie22 Cincinnati
10/14/13 12:33 pm

What is with all the nude sculptures? This must really be weighing on your mind!! :)

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musicfreak Loving Life
10/14/13 11:57 am

Both need to grow up.

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EmWalt Meet Jim the Duck
10/14/13 7:24 pm

Did something like this actually happen?

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musicfreak Loving Life
10/14/13 11:57 am

Both should do the right thing so people can stop dying.

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:58 am

Both parties are actively, through their decisions, preventing the cure.

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:59 am

Personally, I'd be flattered that someone would pass on millions just to gander my goodies

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Rosebud Ohio
10/14/13 11:25 am

The mayor. He did absolutely nothing, while the scientist developed it. Spent all the time and effort to do so. Besides, it may be released/found/whatever after his death regardless.
Maybe he e-mailed it to himself though, then the NSA could claim the better good and release it XP

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rons Thanks America
10/14/13 1:10 pm

Comprehension is waning! Did she have arms?

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 12:06 pm

I just read that Kermie, lol.

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fixitlater My Life
10/14/13 2:14 pm

If the guy paid for it and the Mayor wanted to save many lives then she should! I would do it for free!

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JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:31 am

I know twss, if you were, you'd been all over my case before :)
Aww, thanks wego

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fixitlater My Life
10/14/13 2:17 pm

What if she agreed to have sex with him once and or sexted him? Obviously he just wants the goods. Unless she was an ass to him and he is getting revenge. In which case she should bow.

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rons Thanks America
10/14/13 12:44 pm

Was that a He/she person. Man wanted a nude of herself?

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/14/13 11:42 am

Like wrong, or should be illegal kinda wrong?

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
10/16/13 8:17 am

True, and there can be no right answer. Just gauging where people lean