[ExI] cumulative cost of shutdown

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 21:51:24 UTC 2021

On Thu, 8 Apr 2021 at 05:34, spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Something Rafal posted has been rattling around in my head: the cost of
> the shutdown continues to accumulate as long as it is in effect.
> We have some notion that we can stay shut down until it is safe to
> re-open, but we really can’t.  That isn’t right.  Had we known we would
> still be in this situation a year ago, most governors would not have opted
> to shut down at all.  At some point, the cost exceeds the value.  We are
> way past the breakeven point and are deep into net loss.

What about the economic cost of a deadly disease?

> --
Stathis Papaioannou
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