The Cult of Ignorance: Isaac Asimov and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Originally published on My Side of the Aisle.

As the global pandemic of the coronavirus continues to rear its ugly head, I, like most of the quarantined world, find myself with plenty of time to think.

I’ve never been a man of science, although I’ve also never questioned for a moment that it is real. Despite being a lifelong avid…




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Samuel O'Brient

Financial news writer by day, political commentator by night. Former economic policy analyst. Founder and Publisher of My Side of the Aisle.

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