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Covid-19 & terrorism

What to learn from decades-long lessons Covid-19 is a terrorist attack, and pandemics are terrorism. Complete lockdown, travel ban, several industries closure are unsustainable measures. One should think of more sustainable and effective ways to fight Covid-19 and future pandemics. Similarities between terrorism and pandemics Terrorism and pandemics are unpredictable; both strike unconditionally and spread […]

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Understanding human behaviors during the coronavirus pandemic

In my previous article, I explored the association between knowledge, uncertainty, and stress. In this article, I will explore the behaviors of people during the pandemic. There are five phases in the relationship between uncertainty and knowledge. The illiterate, educated, informed, scientists, and the all informed population based on the level of knowledge. In the […]

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Why are doctors more stressed and uncertain during the COVID-19 pandemic?

How knowledge affect your uncertainty and stress – a proposed graphic model Yes, I am stressed, and yes, I am worried. That was my answer when my wife woke me up in the morning, passing the tea and asking me if I should take a medication to calm down. I am not worried about what […]

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The World Before The Corona Crisis B.C.C. and The World After The Corona Crisis A.C.C.

I got jealous reading Thomas Friedman’s article in The New York Times, Our New Historical Divide: B.C. and A.C. — the World Before Corona and the World After. A few days before in a conversation with my parents, I was telling them the same wordings, the world before Corona and the world after Corona. I […]

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Turning uncertainty into a determinism in the age of COVID-19

In the past article, I explored the meaning of uncertainty and how the Covid-19 is a typical black swan event. However, it’s still not a deep uncertainty event. In this article, I will explore more types of uncertainty, how it affects our decision making, and what nations should make to fight the pandemic uncertainty. Our […]