Diary of a Plague Year

I think there is a growing number of people who are tired of the performative risk-aversion and just want to stop pretending that the fate of the world hinges on whether that guy going for a run is wearing a mask — or whatever. Conversely, there is a reason-resistant subgroup, which is actually increasingly absorbed by the performance — who increasingly associate themselves with the performance of ‘good citizen’ that they play (largely on the Internet).

At some point, there will be a revision and a re-evaluation; the hysterics will be held accountable for the time, care, energy, goodwill —…