Only someone who doesn’t know any better themselves, and thus is forced to trust a random group of people on blind faith, “listens to scientists”.

Do you know how many frauds there are in science?

*Which* scientists will you listen to?

Supposing you know the precise IFR for , a number that changes from country-to-country for some unclear reason.

What now? A scientist runs experiments. They test hypotheses. Most of them aren't magical genius policy experts who can predict the future of everything.

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Supposing furthermore, they were a magical genius policy expert who could predict the future of everything.

How can you know they aren't a self-serving evil genius scientist who picked a policy great for them, and bad for everyone else? Those exist.

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