One does not simply walk out of Omelas.
As I write this, I have my first cold with sore throat since November of 2019 and though it’s mild, I have to say, I didn’t miss this. I’m testing negative and not particularly ill. Zicam may be snake oil (there’s some decent research to suggest that zinc might help a little) but I’ve been sucking it down: possibly that’s helping.
Anyway, this is a follow-up to my previous newsletter on exploitation and learned helplessness.
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