I’m not going to lie, when I heard about the massive house party that happened a couple of weeks ago in Beverly Hills, CA I thought three things: 1. I miss human interaction on a big level, and a party with more than 6 people spaced out sounds fun. 2. OMG how stupid can that be? Don’t they know they’re not invisible to be maskless at a party in close proximity? 3. I hope the cases don’t spike again and keep California shutdown even longer. To be honest, I have no idea if cases spiked, but gun shots happened and people were injured. I’m not sure if the risk for going to that party was worth the reward of people being unnecessarily injured, the government imposing stricter mandates like utility shut-offs due to large gatherings, and potential virus spread because people were in close proximity to one another. This RPost article goes into greater detail about how this pandemic has shifted the way we look at risk in many areas of our lives including social gatherings, dining options, and even email. The article states, “One thing this pandemic has shown in stark relief is that the risky actions of one are not taken in a vacuum.” So my question is this, how do you view your “risk-vs-pleasure” decisions in the current state of where we are?