The estimates of total cases and fatality rates are rapidly changing. There is no way to accurately account for how many people have the virus. Our best-case scenario during this pandemic is the prevention paradox.
As the Christian author Andy Crouch recently advised, one of the best ways to demonstrate that love now is by suspending physical gatherings, including worship services—for the sake of our neighbors.
Some reforms are easier than others. Creating a defender general is an unusually simple one, with the potential to provide large benefits for millions of people, given that it involves establishing only an office with two dozen employees.
I recognize the inconvenience for some and the hardship for others to engage in social distancing. Let’s flatten the curve. Be the solution.
Cotton yields have not improved in 13 years and with the surging populations of both sucking pests and pink bollworms, Indian cotton farmers today spend much more on insecticides than before Bt was introduced. A lot more. And cotton farming is more capital-intensive than ever.