To one former federal health official, the situation boiled down to this: An institute “funded by American dollars is trying to teach a bat virus to infect human cells, then there is a virus” in the same city as that lab. It is “not being intellectually honest not to consider the hypothesis” of a lab escape.
That is, always has been, always will be the biggest piece of evidence. I've watched a lot of crime tv series in my time - how do you rule out the chief suspect without any investigation?
I get why the CCP are doing it - but what's the motivation of all these scientific experts, media, politicians, economists?
That's when you need an investigation into the investigation. But who can do it?
People talk about a 'culture problem' at a football club - this is culture problem with culture itself.
There's a way out. It's simple but somehow hard - involves getting back to truth. Normal truth. Not some secret 'higher truth' that justifies a bunch of non-truths.
Get that part right - the foundation - build from there.