The saddest spectacle is good girls and boys bleating morosely “we’ve done everything we were told. When can we go back to normal?”
When you stop doing what you are told, you little fool. That’s when you can have your life back. Because you’ll have to take it back yourself.
The most stunning realization in the past 18 months was how infantilized people have become. They do what they are told and then are stunned to find out that the orders weren’t given for their benefit but to con them.