- As disturbing as a worldwide pandemic, economic collapse and loss of freedoms may be, they don’t inspire the kind of hearing-your-pulse-in-your-ears visceral reaction that lock-down tattletales do. David Marcus has a great essay on why he didn’t rat out his hair-cutting neighbor.
- The state is flexing its authority and punishing those business owners who will not bend the knee. Is this a wise use of the criminal justice system?
- Why must the rights of the individual be protected against the tyranny of the collective? Because, as Lawrence Clark explains, during pandemics, individuals react more rationally and efficiently than governments do.
- The prospect of large scale food shortages shouldn’t send us into panic, although it certainly deserves a measure of our attention. Check out Robert E. Wright’s take on how to stop food shortages.
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