I don’t feel that we’re making enough of just how Orwellian “social distancing” sounds.
(Opposing Student Loan ‘Forgiveness’) : Boomers
(Advocating for Elimination of Social Security) : Millennials
Models cannot replace men, and algorithms are only as good as their designers and the data fed into them. There is no substitute for competent men in positions of power.
If the US enacts UBI, the American experiment draws to a close inside of twenty years.
No, not for the reasons you think.
So, just to be clear: If the Government tells you that you have to stay in your house and not gather in groups larger than X and enforces that via the use of force, that’s effectively martial law.
There are few positions less conservative than opposing student loan forgiveness. If you care at all about your nation, you should be staunchly in favor of such a policy of erasure of exploitative debt.
Now would be a great time to cancel all trade with China and watch the Chinese Communist Party collapse.
Pit bulls owners: ‘Actually, Chihuahuas are more likely to bite you.’
Me: ‘And I’m also a lot more likely to be bitten by ants than by a lion. Care to guess which one is more concerning?’
I am not (right now, anyway) going to take the time to explain why, but:
Many are about to learn a hard lesson about the importance of net neutrality.
At the very least, this pandemic will allow us to put to rest all nonsense about @realDonaldTrump being (or aspiring to be) a “king” or a “dictator” — a pandemic is the perfect opportunity to seize power, if one is so inclined.