Comfort! Small sacrifice. I have not seen in person a single person I care about in over two months. Haven’t touched another human being in over two months. If I had some company that would be different.Is there a reason you have so little respect and compassion for your fellow human beings?
I know that you're of the opinion that we're at home to protect only the older generation and that that upsets you. Many have pointed out that the ***** also kills young people already. But even if it didn't, even if it didn't wreak havoc in a young person's body so badly that the Pentagon is considering to disqualify recruits who have been hospitalized and did serious harm to even a child, did you ever stop to consider that the generation who is affected the most, paved the way for the lives we're able to lead right now? You say they don't contribute to society, so even if they didn't (I still think they do), they once did; they fought wars, fought for laws and rights and changes in the system, they improved and invented technology, improved education, health care etc. and all of that has shaped the world we're now able to enjoy.
Sure, it's not perfect. There still are many flaws and things that need to be improved. But we, in the Western world, have been living in the longest consecutive time of peace and we have an abundance of comforts, amenities and privileges right now that are the result of what the older generation contributed to society and of their sacrifices.
Of course, we did not ask them to do what they did, but we're still the beneficiaries and I don't think it's too much to ask that we give up a tiny bit of the comfort and convenience that we have thanks to them and follow and adhere to health guidelines/recommendations and stay socially distant for 12-18 months and not ask them to make sacrifices (in many cases the ultimate sacrifice) for us and our convenience yet again. They already did that, I'd say, now it's our turn. (And there's even the added benefit of protecting everyone else, too).
And there is no guarantee in 12 to 18 months time there will be this magical cure so how long is it suppose to go on. And in people who are struggling to feed their families. I mean my struggle is only companionship.
And I don’t think the elderly people you are saying you want to protect many who live alone would want to be 12 to 18 months of no one.
I am fine with their being restrictions maybe not traveling maybe no big concerts. But there has got to be a balance. There really does.
We are always going to be much safer living at home never going out but well then you don’t live.
As mentioned I have been quarantining I realize there will still have to be sacrifices. But there is going to have to be balance too.
And once again add in the lives that could be lost due to a global depression many smaller poorer countries are reliant on the global supply chain and if they can’t work they won’t be able to feed their families.
Death by starvation as just as much a death as death by disease.
Once again there does need to be restrictions I get that.