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Conspiracies and herd immunity: let’s review the facts

I was pleased that a recent New York Times op addressed something I’ve recently written about. Farhad Manjoo discusses conspiracy theory with a Harvard scholar. She’s worried about violence, as is almost every friend I’ve spoken to. I’m not, maybe … Continue reading

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The secret to acquiring herd immunity

Today’s Times re-introduces me to an explosion of online “news networks” which are not news. They’re propaganda. In one of the last chapters of How I Learned The Facts of Life — a summing-up of what kind of fakery would … Continue reading

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Who has signed up for the “herd immunity” barricades?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: A much-publicized open letter endorsing herd immunity as a response to COVID-19 was found to have been signed by a number of homeopaths and fictitious medical professionals, including Dr. Johnny Bananas and another whose name was … Continue reading

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