Sunday assorted links

1. “Scrutiny of this proposition through the lens of rational choice theory suggests, however, that exorcism was inferior to executions as a technology choice for the congregant-maximizing Puritan ministers in Salem Village in 1692.”  Link here.

2. Good Ross column! (NYT)

3. “[Japanese] Officials are using high-precision cameras, carbon dioxide-monitoring devices and wind-speed measuring machines as part of countermeasures against COVID-19.

4. Economists give reasons why they voted.  What do you think?

5. Is this true?: “Iran bypassing American sanctions by nationalizing cryptocurrency miners. A new regulation requires miners to sell their coins directly to the Iranian central bank for use to fund imports.”

6. Bruno and his substack on Islam, good piece.

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