Unpopular proposal: the animal world does it better. Older animals never slowly degenerate into nightmarish parodies of their former selves. When they slow down too much, they are killed and rejoin the circle of life.
When I think about slowly deteriorating into a dementia-ridden, wheelchair-bound elder living in a nursing home I am struck with horror.… read more “Animal World”
Private individuals should be able to have the freedom to do what they wish unless there are extreme scenarios. What is an extreme scenario?
An extreme scenario would be extraordinarily high transmissibility and a high death rate among young people. If three percent of children were dying, or five percent of adults, or fifteen percent of seniors, AND the disease was infecting and spreading extremely rapidly, then we could have a government lockdown.… read more “No More Government Lockdowns”
The purposeful lack of reporting on the recent lootings with dozens of people raiding stores, and very slanted reporting on recent trials made me realize the NYtimes and Washington Post were no longer sharing facts and insights, but have simply turned to propaganda to push an extreme social justice narrative.
The Innocence Project works towards a noble cause: get innocent people out of prison.
Could the Innocence Project go too far and get guilty people released? I have seen a number of articles praising the work of the Innocence Project and quite often the evidence that they use to claim someone is innocent is weak.
Most doctors and therapists and caseworkers are just service workers like a plumber or a customer service rep… Some are good, lots are mediocre, some are bad. They all think they are gods, but they are very fallible humans. Don’t let them boss you around, thoughtfully check out what they say and push hard if something does not make sense.… read more “Doctors”
Government regulation by nature tends to be mediocre as it’s written by politicians and bureaucrats who don’t truly know the industry. Or worse, it is written by pawns of the biggest companies to prevent new competition.
Government regulation is also nearly impossible to roll back even when it’s universally acknowledged as bad. Government bureaucrats get no rewards for taking risks, but can be fired easily if the risks go wrong.… read more “Government regulation”