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Yes, we need experts. But let's not politicise expertise

31 March 2020

8:34 PM

31 March 2020

8:34 PM

For some people, it isn’t enough that we have locked down our daily lives. They want us to lock down our brains, too. Raise so much as a peep of criticism about the shutdown of society in response to Covid-19 and you will be raged against. And the cry is always the same: ‘Are you an expert? No.

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