A herd of red herrings

The big political dispute over the past few days has been as to whether or not the UK pursued a herd immunity strategy during the early stages of COVID-19.  It’s a red-herring because the answer is of course we were and still are following a herd immunity strategy. The alternative to herd immunity is to… Continue reading A herd of red herrings

Didn’t we expect Coronavirus cases to rise?

Concern has been raised at the recent rise of Coronavirus cases. However, why are we surprised that it is happening? It is worth remembering two important things. First of all, that the original purpose of social distancing and lockdown measures was not in the belief that this would end the pandemic but rather with the… Continue reading Didn’t we expect Coronavirus cases to rise?

Herd Immunity – on avoiding conspiracy theories

If as Christians, we want to engage with the world around us, it is important that we engage with the facts and stay clear from conspiracy theories.  Conspiracy theories ask us to believe that we cannot believe the evidence in front of us because secret, malign forces are at work. A good example of this… Continue reading Herd Immunity – on avoiding conspiracy theories