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Breaking Up with Fear and Conformity

Tessa Lena, one of OCA’s favorite commentators, author of the blog “Tessa Fights Robots,” like so many of us, is sick and tired of the COVID fear-mongering. She introduces a recent essay with a poem:

Data’s rotten,
Tests are toast.
News is sullen,
Coast to coast.

Feudal darkness
Here and now!
To the masters
Peasants bow.

Facts are fiction,
Love is screen.
Gossip’s trending,
Trends are mean.

Hear, hear,
Where’s the joy?
Ask Alexa.
She’ll annoy.

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