How Cowardice And Class Privilege Shift Support For Coronavirus Lockdowns. A slightly different perspective from the two previous posts, but still related as can be seen in the sub-headline:
All worthwhile activities always involve risk of death—to oneself and others. That is no excuse for assuming a fetal position and failing to live one’s life.
The entire article is a tremendously powerful read, but I want to highlight this paragraph
Point out the compounded economic and personal hardship that our response has inflicted, and in many quarters you will meet at best the dismissive retort that one can’t measure lives against the economy and at worst with the accusation that you are a selfish &^%$# who values your freedom over others’ wellbeing.
to highlight this post and an example of the latter response. From a Rabbi.