This perspective needs to go to more places. I have recently written a piece about how we, whether we like it or not, have put a $$$$ value on a human life.

https://medium.com/politically-speaking/the-cost-of-a-human-life-84eaa86db535

The only flaw with your story is that you have failed to address the fear that hospitals will be overwhelmed with this virus, whereas they can handle a regular flu season. This fear is turning out to be true as doctors and nurses are dying.

I’m not seeing an immediate solution to Covid-19. I hope that governments become more proactive after this disaster to set up protocols. Other pandemics are likely. As I put on my “thinking cap”, I think we need to resurrect the sanitarium concept where the worst causes are housed and treated in a separate hospital, maybe a temporary and somewhat mobile facility. But I have my doubts something like that will happen.

I like your reference to the tobacco industry. I have written an article on that.

http://davevolek.org/articles/GoodLessons.html

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit http://www.tiereddemocraticgovernance.org/tdg.php

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