Four Theories for Why People Are Still Out Partying

Any one of us could be carrying the coronavirus. By going out for coffee or meeting up with friends, we might unwittingly be infecting people who, a few short weeks from now, will find themselves in a hospital bed, gasping for air. The collective consequences of the actions we take at the moment are even more momentous. If we fail to flatten the curve—if the coronavirus continues to spread at such great speed that the number of patients requiring medical care overwhelms the capacity of our health-care systems—doctors and nurses will need to make unfathomable decisions about who lives and who dies. ….[READ]