In an article yesterday, "A Dangerous Libertarian Strategy for Herd Immunity," Bloomberg, October 15, George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen criticizes the now-famous Great Barrington Declaration. This response is in two parts. Part 2 will follow tomorrow. I'll consider Cowen's arguments one by one. The highlighted sections are his and the non-highlighted sections are mine. But first I'll point out two things. First, Cowen starts with a category error. He seems to think that when three non-libertarian medical professionals...