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    amp.theatlantic.comMatthew Walther12/13/218 min
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    • Florian11 months ago

      Great perspective. Most media outlets are not allowed to write about the parts of the world that just keep going normally and the death rates are no different from the mask l-wearing and injected population.

      sophisticated adults are generally capable of winking at overly stringent guidelines. In the case of COVID, many are not

    • justinzealand11 months ago

      Over half a million people have died from COVID. Does this writer not know a friend, or friend of friend that has died or been hospitalized? If not, I’d say give it time, unfortunately.

    • Plum
      Top reader this weekReading streak
      11 months ago

      He sadly foreshadows the end of public health and science. You wonder how his kids will live in a world without knowledge or trust in human knowledge and community.

    • TripleG
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      11 months ago

      The news media continues to spew scare tactics every night in order to keep us watching every day. Bad news is good news for the networks. And if it isn’t bad enough, they’ll hype it even more.

    • kellyalysia11 months ago

      For someone who had never worn one in any situation, it was bizarre to find thousands of people indifferently donning these garments outdoors, including those walking alone or in pairs at night after leaving bars or restaurants where they had presumably taken them off. It was even stranger seeing people recognize one another in the street and pull their masks down casually, sometimes but not always before stopping to engage in conversation, like Edwardian gentlemen doffing their top hats.

      I’m sorry but this is so funny