There is a lot of discussion right now about how to save the economy, or whether certain trade-offs are permissible in order to save the economy, like foreseeable deaths. The animosity in this discussion is partly enabled by the vagueness of the term. People are using the same word, the economy, but thinking very different things. I’m skeptical that this can be fixed by being more precise in defining the economy, which just might be an essentially unwieldy…