What Lessons Will We Learn From Coronavirus?

Source: National Interest - View Original Article
Published: May 04, 2020
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52% Conservative


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95% "We should fix it and appreciate the wisdom and efficiencies of the Constitution as drafted and originally understood for defining and limiting power of ..."
91% "Fifty-seven percent say it is essential for men to have a career they enjoy, and 46% say that is essential for women.""
89% "Let's pray that COVID-19 will bring forth a new respect for love and marriage in America, and produce new waves of children.""
87% "The crisis should also make us aware of the mistakes we have made in undermining traditional values, which has led to a collapse of ..."
84% "The collapse of conjugal marriage and the dramatic drop in births means we are living in a nation growing old, with an increasing number ..."
82% "We now see the vulnerability of our aged.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

95% : The COVID-19 crisis has shined light on a crisis in American government.
95% : The COVID-19 crisis has shined light on a crisis in American government.
95% : We should fix it and appreciate the wisdom and efficiencies of the Constitution as drafted and originally understood for defining and limiting power of the federal government.
91% : Fifty-seven percent say it is "essential" for men to have a career they enjoy, and 46% say that is essential for women.
89% : Mistakes are part of living.
89% : Let's pray that COVID-19 will bring forth a new respect for love and marriage in America, and produce new waves of children.
87% : The crisis should also make us aware of the mistakes we have made in undermining traditional values, which has led to a collapse of the American family.
84% : The collapse of conjugal marriage and the dramatic drop in births means we are living in a nation growing old, with an increasing number of Americans who will grow old alone.
82% : But will we learn?
82% : We now see the vulnerability of our aged.
81% : This is the direct result of court decisions over the course of many years obfuscating the clarity of the Constitution as originally drafted regarding the limited powers of the federal government.
80% : But only 16% say being married is "essential" for men, and 17% say it is for women.
77% : This experience should make it clear that politicians should not be micromanaging our lives.
72% : The Founders designed and gave us a very good operating manual for how to run things.
70% : We've witnessed chaos through this crisis between mayors, governors, and the federal government regarding who is responsible for doing what.
69% : We will survive.
69% : We've also seen in recent months a crisis in the governing structure of the nation.
68% : And only 16% say having children is "essential" for men, and 22% say it is for women.
67% : Rays of light are shining in.
66% : We entered the dark tunnel, and now we are on the way out.
66% : It's called the Constitution.
64% : The federal government budget going into this crisis was already approaching $5 trillion, 75% of which is transfer payments -- that is, entitlements and social expenditures mostly dealing with welfare and poverty.
62% : Do you believe it is any more efficient?
60% : Can anyone be surprised that when the government dispenses a few trillion dollars in the course of a few weeks, targeting these funds efficiently -- the aid being structured properly and funds getting where they need to go -- is impossible?
58% : It's not right.
50% : And it's certainly not healthy.
43% : The growth rate of fatalities is dropping.
41% : The problem is when we don't learn.
39% : But we started with zero knowledge.
38% : It appears that the initial estimates of the scope of the threat were off by some orders of magnitude.
35% : The experience with this crisis can and must provide invaluable lessons for coming out a stronger and better nation.
32% : That's not to say we should not shine light where errors have been made, fix those errors, and try to get the funds where they are most needed.
31% : But we must stay aware about the fact that government aid is by nature grossly inefficient and we shouldn't be doing it unless there is absolutely no choice.
21% : The country already had huge, pressing problems before COVID-19.
21% : In a recent Pew Research survey, 45% said it "makes no difference" that Americans now live in many different types of family arrangements.
20% : Funds from the aid bills winding up in the hands of big corporations, professional sports teams, and rich Ivy League universities while many small businesses that can't meet payroll are being shut out should come as no surprise.
18% : So we routinely have annual social spending on the order of what we're spending now to get through this crisis.
10% : We're seeing now what efforts against COVID-19 were supposed to produce: a flattening of the growth curve of new fatalities.

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