Monday, August 10, 2020

In case you wondered …

… Will Sweden be proved right on avoiding lockdown? | Magazine | The Times.

So which view is correct? Sweden as cautionary tale or Sweden as responsible exemplar of a government in partnership with its people? The problem with these two arguments is not that they contradict each other, that one is true and the other false. It’s that they don’t. To an extent, both are true. The data you choose reveals as much about your own views as it does about Sweden.
One ought always  to be skeptical regarding models, however. Also good to look at all the data, not just the data that supports your views. That’s presuming you want your views to be correct.

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