Lockdowns to repress the spread of Covid 19 can’t be said to have many upsides. Isolation, inability to socialise or see family members who are in care homes or hospitals. Life centred around the...
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Politics and imaginary hobgoblins
‘The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.’ H. L. Mencken
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