Stop Being a Lemming

Most of the time, I don’t really care what people have to say because, if they’re like me, their opinion is based on a bias of some sort. Opinions are just that and nothing more. What my readers see here is mostly my opinion. I attempt, when necessary to use evidence for that opinion, but sometimes that evidence doesn’t exist – at least not in a form that may convince anyone else. It’s always problematic, even in the hard sciences, because there are always some outliers that can use essentially the same evidence and come to a completely different conclusion.

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The Panic Over the Non-Pandemic

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Seriously. I have no idea what to think about all of this panic over this new corona virus. I say new, because, well, as I have been informed recently, what we refer to as the common cold is a form of corona virus. No, oi’m not a medical practitioner and I don’t pretend to know what the possible consequences of this virus may become in the future. But the amount of panic that seems to be around tells me one of two things: We’re either being lied to by representatives of the government (CDC, NIH) or it’s as they say; an unknown right now that will probably end up affecting a lot of people in the US that many will not know that they’ve had the virus at all.

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