In this fabulous Medium post by A.J. Kay, the author asks, “if safety requires us to indefinitely forfeit the most valuable parts of our lives, what exactly are we trying to save?”
She then goes on to smartly point out that with a 2.8 million annual (in America) all cause death toll, this could be the last Thanksgiving for some of our loved ones or perhaps even ourselves. Do we really want to spend it isolated from the people we care about most because it’s not safe to gather?
Or freezing our butts off outside while keeping our masks on between bites of turkey à la Gavin Newsom and his beyond absurdly comical coronavirus dictates that HE AND HIS HEALTH ADVISORS DON’T EVEN FOLLOW THEMSELVES?
Oh hell no. Loneliness and isolation were were big enough problems before COVID, I can’t imagine how much they’ve grown now that we’ve institutionalized s
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