Am about to embark on a long road trip. Car is all packed up, snacks have been procured, and everything is ready to go.
It’s funny how things sometimes work: The viral outbreak leads to a need to avoid close human contact with strangers. That in turn leads to people leaving cities, and therefore actually getting to see more of the world.
So, in a sense, many of us are not responding by checking out of reality, but rather by reengaging with reality. And maybe we are doing it in a better way.