Mr. K., more and more people seem to be weary of the pandemic response. Can people even maintain a state of alert for so many months?
Jan K.: If we didn’t suppress things that scare us, we wouldn’t survive at all. If you were constantly thinking about the fact that you’re rushing through a universe on a planet and don’t know exactly what the point of it all is, then most people would probably go crazy.
This is actually a useful mechanism.
… from an online contribution. Displacement is certainly the most useful mechanism in capitalism. Only: If we don’t see the world as it is, if we don’t see it fully, then we will live a wasted life….