Friday, September 4, 2009

The World Is So Lucky To Have Israel!

So...I posed a question to the nitwits who dwell at CounterKnowledge, an oxymoronic name for this page of tools. Here it is:

Let’s suppose that we got rid of all of those evil ragheads…what benefit will the world receive from Israel?

If you can’t answer this question, kindly STFU.

A poster who goes by the name of ron responded:

Hanover WB little guy! Allow me to answer:

Israel has the highest ratio of university degrees to the population in the world.

Israel produces more scientific papers per capita than any other nation, as well as one of the highest per capita rates of patents filed.

In proportion to its population, Israel has the largest number of startup companies in the world.

Israel is ranked #2 in the world for venture capital funds right behind the US.

Outside the United States and Canada, Israel has the largest number of NASDAQ listed companies.

Israel has the highest average living standards in the Middle East.

Israel’s $100 billion economy is larger than all of its immediate neighbors combined.

On a per capita basis, Israel has the largest number of biotech start-ups.

24% of Israel’s workforce holds university degrees - ranking third in the industrialized world.

Israel is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East.

When the U. S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya was bombed in 1998, Israeli rescue teams were on the scene within a day - and saved three victims from the rubble.

Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship - and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 - in the world.

Relative to its population, Israel is the largest immigrant-absorbing nation on earth.

Israel was the first nation in the world to adopt the Kimberly process, an international standard that certifies diamonds as “conflict free.”

Israel designed the airline industry’s most impenetrable flight security. U. S. officials now look to Israel for advice on how to handle airborne security threats.

Israel has the world’s second highest per capita of new books.

Israel is the only country in the world that entered the 21st century with a net gain in its number of trees, made more remarkable because this was achieved in an area considered mainly desert.

Israel has more museums per capita than any other country.

Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized,no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer.

An Israeli company developed a computerized system for ensuring proper administration of medications. Every year in U.S. hospitals 7,000 patients die from treatment mistakes.

Israel’s Givun imaging developed the first ingestible video camera, so small it fits inside a pill. The camera helps doctors diagnose cancer and digestive disorders.

Researchers in Israel developed a new device that directly helps the heart pump blood, an innovation with the potential to save lives among those with heart failure.

With more than 3,000 high-tech companies and start-ups, Israel has the highest concentration of hi-tech companies in the world (outside of Silicon Valley).

Israeli engineers and agriculturalists developed a revolutionary drip irrigation system to minimize the amount of water used to grow crops which is in use around the world

Israel leads the world in the number of scientists and technicians in the workforce, with 145 per 10,000

The cell phone was developed in Israel.

Most of the Windows NT operating system was developed by Microsoft-Israel.

The Pentium MMX Chip technology was designed in Israel at Intel.

Voice mail technology was developed in Israel.

AOL Instant Messenger was developed by four Israelis.

A new acne treatment developed in Israel, the ClearLight device, produces a high-intensity, ultraviolet-light-free, narrow-band blue light that causes acne bacteria to self-destruct - all without damaging surroundings skin or tissue

The ICQ instant messaging program, which has become an integral part of every computer the world over, was developed in Israel

Most of the Windows XP operating system was developed in Israel.

VOIP technology (Voice over Internet Protocol, the basis for programs like Skype), making international telephone calls simple, inexpensive and readily available, was developed in Israel

Teva is the largest company in the world for generic medicines and is an Israeli company.

Enjoy the benefits the world receives from israel.

He responded further:

ron said
on 2 September 2009

Devil boy, here’s some more benefits the world receives from Israel:

Israeli-developed designer-eyeglasses, which promise mobile phone and iPod users, a personalized, high-tech video display. Available to US consumers next year, Lumus-Optical’s lightweight and fashionable video eyeglasses, feature a large transparent screen, floating in front of the viewer’s face that projects their choice of movie, TV show, or video game.

Israeli start-up, Veterix, has developed an innovative new electronic capsule that sits in the stomach of a cow, sheep, or goat, sending out real-time information on the health of the herd, to the farmer via Email or cell phone. The e-capsule, which also sends out alerts if animals are distressed, injured, or lost, is now being tested on a herd of cows, in the hopes that the device will lead to tastier and healthier meat and milk supplies.

Millions of Skype users worldwide will soon have access to the newly developed KishKish lie-detector. This free internet service, based on voice stress analysis (a technique, commonly used in criminal investigations), will be able to measure just how truthful that person on the other end of the line, really is

Beating cardiac tissue has been created in a lab from human embryonic stem cells by researchers at the Rappaport Medical Faculty and the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology’s biomedical Engineering faculty.

Israel’s Magal Security Systems, created a state-of-the-art security system that includes Intelligent video, audio and sensor management, is now being used by local american water authorities to safeguard the utilities’ sites

Israel’s Bio-Sense Technologies, recently designed a dog bark-reader, a sensor that can pick up a dog’s alarm bark, and alert the human operators.

Israeli company, BioControl Medical, created a electrical stimulator to treat urinary incontinence, and is working on CardioFit, which uses electrical nerve stimulation to treat congestive heart failure.

FIRST (Fast Israeli Rescue and Search Team) rescue units have operated to save lives from man-made and natural disasters like the Tsunami and earthquakes in Turkey, India, Mexico, El- Salvador, Greece, Armenia, New Guinea and more.

Cryotherapy, a hypothermic method by which targeted cancerous tissue are destroyed, was invented by Galil Medical, a privately owned start-up company in Shaar Yokneam in the north of the country.

PrionSense Ltd., founded in 2001 by Hadasit together with Dr. Ruth Gabizon of Hadassah’s Department of Neurology, has developed a technology which detects mad cow disease that has caused millions of cows to be killed in the last few years before it erupts.

Dissolving blood clots which cause strokes and myocardial infarcts is the business of Thrombotech Ltd. Now in the developing stage just before beginning clinical tests in Israel and after safety checks, it will be available in injection form for emergency treatment in hospitals within five years.

IDGENE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. is an Israeli company focused on identifying the genetic basis of common diseases like diabetes mellitus types I and II, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, asthma, and cancer of the breast and colon.

IsraAID is the coordinating body of Israeli and Jewish NGOs and other interested parties based in Israel that are active in development and relief work around the world.

Israel’s Optoacoustics’ Interventional MR Optical Communication System (IMROC) is the only system that enables doctors in iMRI environments to work smoothly and quietly, speaking freely with both technicians and patients.

Israel’s SeaGen Systems, has come up with a solution to pipe liquefied petroleum gases deep underwater, and store it far from shore, keeping the gas away from the hands of terrorists, and safe from accidental explosions.

The international GenoMEL project, of which Israel is a partner, has succeeded in identifying genetic and environmental risk factors for developing melanomas.

A team of mathematicians from Israel is creating a statistical medical management tool that could help world authorities control pandemic influenza outbreaks and save lives.

Israeli company Opgal Optronics developed the heat sensor that pinpoints people in a crowd suffering from a fever, offering the potential to slow the spread of pandemic illnesses like swine flu.

Israeli company Voltaire builds super-computer servers that deliver high performance at low power consumption – helping to green our computers.

Israeli company Cupron in Modiin, created a copper oxide antimicrobial masks that is capable of destroying any bacteria, fungi and viruses that come into contact with it.

Where to begin?

The nitwits always have this line at the ready: "Israel is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East."

Eat me with that crap...unless "democracy" now means tearing organs out of the indigent population. Personally, I would say that it's acting as an apartheid regime, but maybe I'm being too harsh. You tell me.

The fact that Israel had a role in making Windows NT means that Israel has a BACK DOOR into any and all Windows versions based on NT or using that kernel. Is this a bad time to bring up the Israeli Spying Scandal? Oh, dear.

Actually, I would like for you, dear readers, to weigh in on the things offered by the personage. Does he have a point? Is that point on the top of his head? I await your responses.

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