Just because something becomes the group norm doesn’t ever mean it’s the right thing to do

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Thanks to the power of the mass media and the fact we expose ourselves to its sensationalism every waking moment of our lives (can’t stop staring at those beguiling screens, can we?) the world is now firmly in the grip of hysteria over a virus that all available data shows to be essentially harmless for 98% of the population.