Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.” ~ Anne Roiphe
A writer named Teodrose Fikremariam wrote this heartfelt piece about his experience over the past year dealing with loss and trauma. Fikremariam is the co-founder and editor of the Ghion Journal…
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” — Nelson Mandela
In the New York Times, we see goalposts being moved once again:
Here is what should happen if there is another lockdown:
Each government official who endorses the idea of shuttering businesses immediately stops receiving a paycheck the minute they force others out of work. There will be no unemployment benefits paid at all — to anyone who is instantly unemployed. In…
Don’t throw out that mask yet — The New York Daily News
Masks should remain with us, becoming part of our everyday lives even as the COVID-19 pandemic, science willing, subsides. We should never fully return to our maskless society where only health care providers donned a mask, because judicious use of masks will continue to save lives.
“Following The Science” yesterday but deliberately ignoring public health officials today seems like a mantra to describe fundamentally neurotic paranoid behavior. People who promote endless panic and nonsensical behavior like this seem to be anti-social, unreasonable, and illogical. Pieces like this are detrimental to the greater civic good — which is the promotion of economic prosperity, mental well-being, better physical health, and public safety.
Why are these people being lionized in the press? They should be castigated. We need to push back on all of this.
Every month I come here and I hear the same thing: social, emotional health. If you truly mean that, you would end the mask requirement tonight. Tonight! This is not March 2020 anymore. We have three vaccines, every adult in the state of Georgia that wants that vaccine is…