My article for Reaction: In Aesop’s fable about the boy who cried “Wolf!”, the point of the tale is that eventually there was a wolf, but the boy was not believed because he had given too many false alarms.
In my view, the Covid-19 coronavirus is indeed a wolf, or at least has the potential to be one. Many people, including President Trump, think we are over-reacting, because so many past scares have been exaggerated.
I think that’s wrong. Coming from you, a friend said to me the other day, that’s scary. I am known as an obsessive and serial debunker of false alarms.Read more on rationaloptimist.com