Some of us haven’t heard that sentence in a while. State, county, or city mandates had prohibited indoor service at restaurants at times during the pandemic.
I consider not being able to dine in a minor inconvenience. Others view this is an unconstitutional deprivation of their human rights. Thus, the pandemic has deepened the rift in our society. How do you live with these absurdities of our times?
Here is some advice from Albert Camus, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 44.
Accepting the absurdity of everything around us is one step, a necessary experience:
it should not become a dead end.