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This will create some perverse incentives for doctors like me, who often think more about the benefit to individual patients than we do to society at large.A doctor on 9 things that could go wrong with the new vaccines|F. Perry Wilson|December 11, 2020|Vox
As in “Pond,” there’s an uncanny coolness to Glass’s portrayal of an unstable young woman, a voyeurism that’s by turns both pleasant and perverse.Emma Glass’s ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ powerfully describes what it means to be a health-care worker|Pete Tosiello|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
We need to reward nursing homes for the basics, too, like cleaning and infectious-disease control, rather than costly extra services — a perverse system that damn near amounted to geronticide when the pandemic hit.What changes after covid-19? I’m betting on everything.|Megan McArdle|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
This is the first time someone’s tried to come up with a regulated rate card for how it should work and trying to arrive at a fair set of terms without invoking all sorts of unintended consequences and perverse outcomes.‘We’re getting more used to the uncertainty’: BBC Global News chief on ad-funded news|Lucinda Southern|September 10, 2020|Digiday
Beck takes the prize for Most Perverse Offering by an Artist in 2012.Beck’s Album ‘Song Reader’ Is All Sheet Music. We Take It for a Spin|Malcolm Jones|December 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His reason prompted him to listen, but the Imp of the Perverse laughed reason to scorn.The Dreamer|Mary Newton Stanard
As it is, you will easily perceive that I am one of the many uncounted victims of the Imp of the Perverse.
Examine these similar actions as we will, we shall find them resulting solely from the spirit of the Perverse.
Perverse cruelty on the part of the government came to their attention with distressing frequency.Emma Goldman|Charles A. Madison
Perverse fashion kept them in London even in April and May for "the season," just when in the country nature was most alluring.Washington and his Comrades in Arms|George Wrong