covid

The argument for doing what you can

Nihilism isn’t unique to COVID. From climate change to political activism, it’s getting harder and harder to justify putting effort out for seemingly no return. This is the argument for doing what you can

The problem with “doing your own research:” most people are bad at it

It’s important to note that Nicki says she will receive the vaccine because she’ll need it to tour and to protect her son. But with an important caveat: she won’t get it until she’s “done her research.” And it’s that specific phrasing that’s the real issue here.

How Capitalism is going to solve the pandemic

Every few days, there’s a new update on the COVID 19 vaccine and its distribution. While, on the surface, this is great news (and it is), there’s a persisting problem we haven’t addressed: what are we going to do with the idiots that don’t want to take it.