The mask timeline:
In January, the medical Establishment trivialized the pandemic and the my community (nerds) insisted on facing the problem.
In February, the medical Establishment awoke and ... banned testing and told people not to wear masks. The nerdo-American community stopped shaking hands and started hoarding masks.
In March, the medical Establishment talked about "flattening the curve" (but still opposed masks) and the nerdo-American community talked about "nuking the curve."
"The Swedish Constitution comes into play in another, more significant way, namely the strong independence of public authorities from government interference."
So... In Sweden, the government is independent of the government?
It sounds like Sweden's minimalist approach to COVID-19 control comes from their Deep State.
The also mention the claim that the "Limits to Growth" predictions are coming true. For an analysis of that see
When you read the article, you will eventually get to the line in which it turns out that the IPCC disagrees with these "top" scientists.
Are large numbers of genuine public-health experts saying the protests outweigh social distancing?
We see large numbers of third-rate nobodies claiming to be public-health experts supporting the protests.
We see large numbers of genuine public-health experts emitting standard anti-racist cliches.
We see small numbers of genuine public-health experts saying the protests outweigh social distancing.
Orion’s Arm Universe Project: Collaborative Hard Sci-Fi Worldbuilding
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Our enemies are to be punished, not optimized.
Hurting the outgroup is far more important to most humans than achieving good outcomes.
If you follow me, you know I'm no fan of Trump. That said, if I was his advisor, I'd be saying, "If you need to golf, for God's sake, go golf. Get your mind off the pandemic for a few hours. Are you sleeping enough?" We can always do worse if Trump makes even worse decisions.
Say goodbye to print and old media:
Plagues are the health of the State.
Voluntary behavior that spreads disease contributes to State power.
A Socialist says what?
Yes, the IRS and more Government is always the right answer to help us not Freedom of Choice in use of our property and assets
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