Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response

We’re certainly not in need of more monocausal explanations for anything coronavirus-related, but this is an interesting aspect to consider: «The pandemic provides a natural experiment on the public-health effects of hubris. […] Many countries that see themselves as distinctive have handled the pandemic badly.»

From Weekly Filet #317, in September 2020.

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