The weaponization of fear has become the new normal, with both sides of a hidden war embracing a deadly virus as their flag. The left, the right, the conservatives, the progressives, QAnon and Antifa all have more in common than dissension. As long as they are stoking the flames of their animosity, they are far too busy to question why they are fighting.
I turned 40 two years ago and I now have to evaluate how I slept in order to anticipate how much coffee I will need to get through my day. If I only woke up once to go to the bathroom, or because a leaf fell from a tree a mile away to rip me from my slumber, then I'll probably sustain my normal temperament with one cup.