Notes from the Abyss

The musings of geographer, journalist, and author David M. Lawrence
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2/10/22 •

Government officials are tasked with responsibility of protecting the health of every student, of every teacher, of every worker—and of everyone those students, those teachers, and those workers might come into contact with. Their efforts to make mask-wearing optional boosts the sense of entitlement of those who prioritize the exercise of their parental whims over the legitimate health interests of everyone else.

As lessons go, it is a horrid lesson to teach our students. The answer to the Biblical question, “Am I my brother’s keeper,” is, according to the example given by the governor, the school board, and the state legislature, “No. Whatever happens to my brother is his problem.”