On Life and Everything Else
My thoughts, stories and ideas
Swiss Policy Research Center released their June meta-analysis update on COVID-19. Here are some of the highlights that I found most interesting: On COVID-19 lethality: Due to its rather low lethality, Covid-19 falls at most into level 2 of the five-level pandemic plan developed by the US health authorities. For
The premise of the various State lockdowns was to reduce the potential overburdening of our hospitals. Sometime within the last couple weeks, though, the talk has shifted from "flattening the curve" to stopping the virus by remaining closed or heavily restricted until a vaccine or cure is discovered. I understand
What does it mean to be an anarcho-capitalist? In order to understand that, one must understand what anarcho-capitalism is. What is Anarcho-Capitalism?The best definition I found was on the Mises.org wiki: Anarcho-capitalism is a libertarian and individualist anarchist political philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state in
I was reading an article recently about video game streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins where his manager reported he earned nearly $10MM in 2018 streaming Fortnite. That is an astounding number to me and even more impressive is that it's largely through small contributions done millions of times by his supporters.
I don't know if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is a dangerous person but her ideas definitely are. They're dangerous because they are presented as achievable and beneficial when the reality is they have no chance of success and guarantee incredible economic harm. Green New DealWhat a name, right? It is obviously