Your understanding of the secondary and tertiary ramifications of lockdowns is grossly lacking.

Maybe people whose incomes have not been affected, who can afford to pay 3 months rent when the evocation moratorium lifts, who aren’t in need of time-sensitive, non-COVID healthcare, and who aren’t trying to work from home while simultaneously home-schooling their multiple children (to name just a few alternative situations) are able to “sit on their couch and watch Netflix”.

At 18, it might be difficult for you to conceptualize but let me assure you that your description does not fit the majority.

Mama, writer, lover, fighter — I wear my heart on my sleeve because my pants pockets are too small.

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