Since 2010

How to think about lockdowns

This video from CGP Grey is gloriously logical and well-reasoned, especially the first 7 minutes. A worthy reminder that (almost) everyone is doing the best they can given the information they have at the time.

Shout out to this quip in response to “How will lockdown affect education in the future?”:

I think this quarantine has made plain some of the necessary lies of civilisation around education, particularly higher education, but, I leave what those are as an exercise for the viewer. For now.