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Analysis

What Economists can teach Epidemiologists

“Hysterical, wildly off-the-mark forecasts about COVID-19 will ultimately cause more harm than good, and find their origins in the same set of snags which regularly trip up econometric forecasts. In the epidemiological version, instead of predicting a new Great Depression, they brought an artificial depression, a growing spate of coercive masking initiatives, school closures, and the lockdowns — which quite possibly filled the powderkeg that was ignited by the killing of George Floyd.”

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WordPress

On Politics and WordPress

No, do not tell me that WordPress is not political.
What you really want to say is to not post political views that you disagree with. You really want us to not share plugins or projects that make you uncomfortable.

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OLD NEWS

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

Benjamin Franklin

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Israel

Starvation vs. Prostitution

The question we need to ask is not whether we want to live in a world with or without prostitution, but rather, what is worse: that a woman on the brink of starvation becomes a prostitute or that she dies of hunger?

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EDITORIALS

Congratulations, You’ve Been Accepted! Now Stay Home

‘I have two kids who are supposed to be in college. Home since March, they pushed through quarantine and Zoom spring believing they would return to campuses in the fall. Like thousands of other students, they were recently informed that their colleges are not welcoming them back.’

Tales from the Past

Hundreds of Jewish stories from the sages, the Chassidic masters, and contemporary Jewish storytellers.

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JUDAISM

Herschel Goat

“Who is strong? He who conquers his selfish inclinations.” It does not say “who breaks his selfish inclinations,” but rather “who conquers . . .”: true might lies in conquering and transforming one’s selfish drives in order to use them to serve G‑d as well.

Post-Sinai

Ever since Sinai, the mission of a Jew has been to bring heaven down to earth. The power to affect the status of the actual physical world was given at Sinai.

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