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  • If Royal Mail is delivering is it partly them?

    @ali I thought that but in this case as Amazon claim to have handed the item to royal mail about 48hrs ago and yet the tracking number doesn’t work on the RM website and they say that the tracking numbers can be generated by the seller before the item is sent.

    In recent experience with RM been mostly positive.

  • nomad replied to the topic Non jobs in the forum General Chat 6 months, 1 week ago

    But how is homaeopathy as important as these? Rubber duck manufacturing? People trafficking?<

    @ali you are suggesting that there is some overall societial worth of certain jobs. Where as the importance of jobs may be localised. So homaeopathy has no intrinsic value as a job (from my view) but it can not be denied that there is a market for it and as such it acts as a conduit for the flow of money. Rubber ducks more so as the manufacturer of said ducks not only employes workers, factory builders, machine builders etc but also the suppliers of moulds and plastics etc. People trafficking is a crime so I wouldn’t really class it as a job as such, though again it has a dubious importance to those using it.

    Having said that I do take your point that you could take homaeopathy out of…[Read more]

  • cam replied to the topic Non jobs in the forum General Chat 6 months, 1 week ago

    @ali People trafficking isn’t a job. So no.

    Rubber Duck Manufacturing provides jobs and financial security to the families that work there. In turn they will put that money back into the economy. The actual product can be sold in shops worldwide, providing jobs within the distribution industry… and so on and on.

  • @ali Manchester is full of holes.
    There is, apparently, over 100 miles of coal mines beneath the city. As well a a big old nuclear bunker stretching from just behind Umist up to Salford Uni.