In this article @nntaleb demonstrates a lack of understanding of herd immunity.

He also claims "many young people have severe cases of the disease", and provides no data to back that claim up except a single anecdote consisting of a single person.


Perhaps, for every @nntaleb tweet, we should link to another infectious disease expert who thinks we're reacting destructively instead of constructively.

This one thinks we're being led to "self-destruction and collective suicide."

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I can see how @nntaleb could be right about lockdowns of some form being needed, and these experts [1] also being right that lockdowns have the potential to make things worse. I do not see this balanced nuance. I see people taking sides.


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Statements like this should give people pause.

Maybe make you consider whether or not what was usually a non-story became a story because someone suddenly decided it should be.

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I hope better research, tools and medicine come out of this. I hope we escape with our rights & freedoms intact as well.

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