Diary of a Plague Year

The consequences of modernization, of government intervention, are rarely known in the present; inevitably, interventions are always celebrated at first as signs of progress. We are now in the surreal phase of the pandemic response where social alienation (distance), masked faces, the surveillance of strangers by strangers, or neighbors by neighbors, is celebrated as a great triumph of scientifically informed public policy.

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