May, 2020 archive
At Psychology Today Blogs, Jamie Aten discusses whether these viral times have affected the propagation of misinformation (and, I would add, outright lies) on “social” media. His conclusion might surprise you.
Thom and his guest discuss how the slaughter of farm animals is not simply the result of the coronavirus. Rather, they posit that the pandemic has revealed deep flaws in the existing system for getting meat to market.
Scatter ye politeness where ye may,
E’en on the public’s right-of-way.
Those shells today inert lying,
Tomorrow they shalt be flying.
William Makepeace Thackery:
Sweden’s experiment in “herd immunity” against COVID-19 has not worked out well.