The British people have surrendered their liberty and their children’s future without so much as a shot being fired. Britain is not alone. The docility of the human cattle is global.
On a bike ride in the last few days, I encountered a couple who seemed to have spotted me as an “outlier” and asked, “what do you think of coronavirus?”. My response, “it’s bollocks”, was received with an indication of palpable relief and our subsequent conversation was reassuring and interesting. However, before we get too excited, this sort of fortuitous meeting of like-minded people seems to be a rarity.