(In a Covid context. Overheard restaurant talk paraphrased.)
“Unlocked. Double jabbed.
“Yeah, I guess booster jabbed too, soon enough.
“What are we supposed to do?
“Do the same as others do?
“But look around you – others are doing different things.
“Masks for safety.
“Masks for whose safety?
“Masks for peace of mind.
“Whose peace of mind?
“Who is there to ask about this stuff?
“Who can you trust?
“It’s all such a damned mess.
“And you know, I’m not sure we’ll ever repair damaged trust.”