Real freedom is not doing whatever the fuck you want even if it harms other people, but giving up or sacrificing doing whatever you want and instead doing something which feeds, creates or serves community solidarity. The viewpoint that my "freedom" is more important than someone else's health is a manifestation of the adolescent ego that needs to be ritually given up or transformed, to be tempered towards service to life, in order for a village or a functioning community to come into existence
People who say: "The coronavirus is nothing significant", or: "its just something we have manifested", or: "its only media hysteria" or: "it will only effect people of a low vibration" are displaying their rank and privilege, to do what they want with a callous disregard for those older or unwell people who are at most risk from the virus.
At the time of Covid-19 virus boundaries, structure, limitation, control, focus, sacrifice, determination, discipline and limits are now all potential allies. Turn them into friends if you can: they are not enemy powers, they won't make you heartless. They may unfurl for you the power and beauty of limit. They might show you that you are called to do and what is sacred to you. They may show you what you have to do and what you must.
The new tyrants of this world are characterised not just by their problematic action, but by their inaction and lack of effectiveness. Like Hamlet, they procrastinate when courageous decisive action is needed.
They are characterised by their laissez-faire attitude, an obsession with keeping economic growth going whatever the cost, and their total ineffectiveness.
Clearly a more egalitarian and less genocidal way would be to redistribute wealth to workers, self employed and vulnerable people who need it, and also redirect industry towards producing medical equipment and other essential supplies, which, in the context of the current system, would also stimulate the economy by increase liquidity and increasing the velocity of circulation of money.
"We don't possess the collective maturity and social agreement necessary for either of those intentions to be true. We don't have any real collective intentions, nor any real idea of where we are going as humans. We are, to put it bluntly, lost in a hall of mirrors of our own devising. And the reflections are pretty frightening".
Perhaps years of betting on stock prices or learning tantric sex while ecosystems are dismantled has lead people to believe they can get something, without giving something back. That time has long gone, like a dream that is forgotten upon waking. The time for solidarity, responsibility and collective agency is here