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We locked everyone down, each person in their own cell. And those of us who opposed the lockdown kept saying that it was not good for people or communities or society, that there would be a price to pay — not just in physical health, but also in mental wellbeing. We even denied them the opiate of the masses: spectator sports, civilization’s way to bleed off the extra competitive and destructive energies.
Now here we are. What we are seeing is nothing more or less than a prison riot: what happens when people who have been locked up see an opportunity to break out and rage.Published in