Lewis’s advice seems eerily applicable to our own situation, just substitute “pandemic” for “war.”
As animator “Long Story” puts it in his video, the claim is an example of evolutionary equivocation”: “The use of ambiguous language to conceal the truth.”
Remember the admonition of C.S. Lewis: “If men had postponed the search for knowledge and beauty until they were secure, the search would never have begun.”
I stopped by Joe the truck driver’s house to talk. Joe read Yale neurologist Steven Novella’s essay, and he didn’t think much of it.