Thoughts on economics and liberty

Author: Sanjeev Sabhlok

Public health can’t run on the basis of “ethics”, e.g. the “ethics” of the Church

Public health needs to run on the basis of science and “public” impacts, not on the basis of ethics.  The Church has largely supported public health tyranny. Its “ethical” expertise has entirely failed the world.

SUPPORT FOR MASKS

19 March 2020: Directive for “adoption of a suitable distance, the use of protective masks”

1 December 2020: Pope Francis takes aim at anti-mask protesters: ‘They are incapable of moving outside of their own little world’

SUPPORT FOR VACCINES

21 December 2020: Note on the morality of using some anti-Covid-19 vaccines

AND NOT THE SLIGHTEST PROTEST AGAINST LOCKDOWNS.

 

 

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My next TOI blog post: Public health is not a science

See:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/seeing-the-invisible/public-health-is-not-a-science/

I’ve added this comment to the article:

I’ve discovered that I’m not the first person in human history to discover that public health is not a science. Eminent public health specialists have said so:

1988: “public health is not a science, but a form of social activism” (Sander Greenland of the UCLA School of Public Health in the 1988 book, Causal Inference ed. Kenneth Rothman)

1999: “Public health is not a science, rather an art or even better, a craft . It applies scientific concepts, strategies, and methods, which it borrows from disciplines like sociology, ecology , epidemiology, psychology” (In Keepers of the Central Fire by Lorelei Anne Lambert Colomeda)

2010: “Like the field of medicine from which it emanates, public health is more a process of intervention than a research activity. … public health is not a science”.(V. Ridde in an article in Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine)

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BBC’s documentary on Modi and related UK government papers

LINKS TO THE DOCUMENTARY

‘India: The Modi Question’ 

Both episodes in High resolution: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1sICYixYu7kz1MVBwm5UVoFUBQsod-0aQ

Episode 1On Daily Motion | On Rumble | On Telegram |

Episode 2: On Daily Motion | On Odysee | On Rumble| On Archive.org | On Telegram | Another on archive.org |

Don’t forget my two videos:

1. Modi’s culpability in his own words: https://youtu.be/1JpLk_BGv4s

2. Modi and BJP are actively stoking hatred for Muslims: https://youtu.be/IEB_1UMxpH0

THE TEXT OF THE UK GOVERNMENT REPORT

https://thewire.in/communalism/full-text-bbc-documentary-gujarat-riots-modi-uk-report

I’ve written a LOT about this issue and related issues over the year: manuscripts, blog posts, Times of India articles/ posts, etc. Will link if time permits.

 

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