The Sunday Mirror‘s headline is a wasted request. It is natural for The Authorities to treat us like children because they see us as people who are not capable of thinking for ourselves.
Everywhere you go, you hear repeating announcements about wearing face masks, handwashing, and social distancing. Repetition is a technique of brainwashing.
Signs in washrooms tell us how to wash our hands and to do so for 20 seconds. Does the virus hover near the sink while holding a stopwatch?
“Oh, look!” says the virus. “He only washed for 19.5 seconds. We can still stay on his hands!”