"Whilst the views of historians such as Starkey and Taylor may be controversial or even repugnant, they are views to consider nevertheless."
Today, I bring you perhaps the best tip on how to stay informed - don't watch the news.
"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity". This simple idea, commonly known as Hanlon's razor, is a golden rule when it comes to judging people's behaviour in the world. Especially when it comes to politicians and their failed policies. As much as we would like to think that the people who … Continue reading Policy of Stupidity
Während der vergangenen Monate hat Covid-19 uns viele Dinge gelehrt, die unseren Blick auf die Welt zukünftig verändern können. Unsere Haltung gegenüber China, Black Swan-Ereignissen, hoffentlich die Einstellung zu Hygiene für einige Menschen… Dringend benötigtes Wissen. Die neueste Erkenntnis verbirgt sich in der Art wie wir Informationen verarbeiten und Strategien entwickeln. Jeden Tag sind die … Continue reading Politik der Verbreitung: Was Covid-19 über unsere Identität verrät
In the last few months, Covid-19 has taught us many things, which can change the way we see the world in the future. Our approach to China, black swan events, hopefully the views on hygiene for some people... Much needed knowledge. The newest lesson lies in the way we process information and approach policy. Every … Continue reading Public Policy of the Spread: What Covid-19 Reveals About our Identity
Während die COVID-19 Pandemie in vielen Ländern ihren Höhepunkt erreicht, werden die Reibereien über die besten Strategien zunehmend ernster. Erst kürzlich sprach sich Elon Musk gegen die Fortsetzung des Lockdowns aus und wie andere, die es gewagt haben, sich gegen den Lockdown zu äußern, wurde er dafür von einer lauten, zur Diskussion unfähigen Meute scharf … Continue reading Das Corona-Virus in Zahlen und Fakten: Hält der Lockdown, was er verspricht?
While the COVID-19 pandemic reaches its peak in many countries, the row over which policy tools to use seems to only get more vicious. Recently, Elon Musk stood up against the continuation of lockdowns and, much like anyone else who dared question the lockdown policy, got immediately lambasted by hordes of screeching boneheads incapable of … Continue reading Coronavirus Numbers and Facts: Are the Lockdowns Worth It?
Over the past week, there have been multiple reports concerning the possible fate of the missing North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Depending on which source you read, he is either dead, alive, or somewhere in between. Some reports have claimed the Chinese medical team, sent to save him, arrived too late. Others that the … Continue reading Kim Jong: Ill?
On the 18th of April, the Hong Kong Police (HKP) arrested fifteen individuals. Among them were veteran pro-democracy politicians, barristers and even a media tycoon, resulting in the biggest police crackdown on the region’s pro-democracy movement since last year. Within the group of arrested individuals were Martin Lee (Democratic Party founder), Margaret Ng (former politician … Continue reading Coronavirus and Crackdowns: Hong Kong in Turmoil Again
Sarcastic essay dealing with the transformative nature of policy-making environment in the age of social media, through the example of one of the orangest men to ever hold nuclear launch codes.