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Ending the Lockdowns Isn't about Saving Money. It's about Saving Lives.

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04/27/2020Gary Galles

"Saving lives versus saving money" comparisons confuse ends with means. The end of saving the economy is not to have more money. The end is to have resources necessary to preserve the lives and health of countless human beings.

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Original Article: "Ending the Lockdowns Isn't about Saving Money. It's about Saving Lives."

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Gary Galles

Gary M. Galles is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University and an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He is also a research fellow at the Independent Institute, a member of the Foundation for Economic Education faculty network, and a member of the Heartland Institute Board of Policy Advisors.

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