Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion
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Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion

You don’t prove you’re right by silencing the opposition. This has  been tried throughout history, and does nothing but slow down progress. Sure, the people resisting truth to preserve their short-term self-interest may retain power for a little bit longer, but eventually it has to be admitted that Galileo was right, and that the Earth … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday about Perspectives, Common Sense, and an Endgame

Whenever you try to talk rationally about the need to open things back up, you will be greeted with accusations of wanting people to die. This is not an either/or choice – we can have a functioning economy, with people exercising due caution – proper hand hygiene (especially STOP TOUCHING YOUR FACE!), some extra surface … Continue reading