They aren’t qualified to weigh the non-medical costs of their total war proposals

Maybe we can win a total victory against this one specific virus, but if the cost is everything else, is it really preferable to peace with honor?

Governments across Europe are declaring martial-law-like measures (I suspect driven by the media more than anyone else) but hiding behind medical experts as those who supposedly guided their actions.

The problem is that asking the experts for advice is nice and dandy but unreservedly signing onto whatever they come up with is bound to be the height of folly.

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