- Feb 12, 2009
On the other hand, IF we had locked down and stayed home at the beginning, things would be in a lot better shape. Much like it appears to be in China. There people had no choice, when the government said "stay home" they had to. And now, an "outbreak" is 40 new cases. And here, 8 months later, we're struggling to convince people that a mask and social distancing does work, while they are saying "I just want things to be normal"."It's only for a few weeks, it's only been a few weeks, it's just a few more months, and so on" and it.never.was.going.to.be only a few weeks or months, it just wasn't.
Things are not going to be "normal" again.