Re: Once Upon a Time, in the Lands of the Eternal Optimist and Pragmatic Ethereal Realist ....
I think you will find that is still the case (if you mean a human)..
24 posts • joined 11 Sep 2015
A few minutes of search suggests that your "no correlation" "and there never has been" might be difficult to support:
... and don't forget time lags, population density, cultural differences have an effect too.
France, with compulsory masks and vaccination passports, ~5k infections/day. UK with neither, ~50k infections/day.
Just got back from France. Oh No! I had to briefly wear my mask and wave my phone on entering a premises... hardly a major inconvenience and made me feel MORE confident to go out and enjoy the cafes, bars and restaurants.
Back in the UK now with its rampant infections, empty shelves, fuel queues grumble grumble.....
It's all about targets and numbers these days.
If Gov puts £x million into supporting high-growth companies it can report that it helped to generate £y million, but if it put £x million into "all companies" it might only be able to report gains of £y/10 million.
Which gives the best headlines and appears to best justify their activities (if you don't look too deeply)??
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