A number of people have asked me why I’ve been relatively quiet on the blog lately. There are three key reasons:
- My father, Paul Studebaker, died of prostate cancer in August, at the age of 67. The months leading up to his death were very arduous, and it’s taking some time to get wind back in my sails.
- I am quietly working on a very big project, and it’s taking a lot of my available energy.
- The dominant political issue for much of the past two years has been coronavirus. It is very hard to write anything about coronavirus that has any value, because most people’s positions on coronavirus are irrational.
I want to say a bit more about #3, and then I want to make a prediction.Read the rest of this entry »