The Costs of Preparedness

Dr. Dalrymple pens a rebuttal to a Law & Liberty essay on our preparedness and various responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.

A government that said it wanted everyone to make sacrifices but said it could not be sure whether or not they were justified would not willingly be obeyed. When you are imposing things on millions, it is best to know, or at least appear to know, what you are talking about. Unfortunately, when you pretend to believe in something long enough, such as your own omniscience, you come to believe in its truth.

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