It’s Not Really 2020’s Fault

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There’s something weirdly satisfying about saying — and believing — things like “Only one month left in this cursed year.” When something terrible or unbelievable or plain ridiculous happens, we post on Twitter or text our friends, “Wow, that was so 2020.”

And sure, why not? “To make sense of the chaos and uncertainty, our brains look for patterns, an easy way to explain what’s happening,” Jordan Davidson